Edges of Europe: Filotimo

Just as the idea of “being Greek” has changed over time, the ancient tradition of filotimo is hard to grasp. It loosely translates to a feeling of altruism, hospitality and mutual respect. The notion is personal and emotional, and untranslatable into other languages. But one thing is clear: filotimo is a way of life—one that is currently under serious threat.

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Resisting Bolsonaro: How Brazil’s Paradox Feeds Its Populism

In the wake of the student demonstrations against severe education budget cuts in Brazil, the Radio Lab panel on Bolsonaro’s regime was powerful and emotional. Three women entered the stage. Next to Natália de Santanna Guerellus, the French-Brazilian moderator, two outspoken voices in Brazil’s political and social arena took their seats: Márcia Tiburi and Manuela d’Ávila.

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