Extra: PT já se prepara para segundo turno com Aécio

Lideranças do Partido dos Trabalhadores receberam números que mostram queda avassaladora de Marina Silva, especialmente em São Paulo e nas cidades grandes e médias do País; com isso, a situação entre ela e Aécio Neves, do PSDB, já seria de empate técnico na briga pelo segundo lugar; dados do recebidos pela campanha indicam percentuais próximos a 38% para Dilma, 23% para Marina e 19% para Aécio; neste domingo, presidente Dilma Rousseff participou de uma teleconferência com dirigentes do PT para a

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EXHIBIT B AND THINKING FOR ONESELF

Pandaemonium

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Rushdie’s critics lost the battle – they failed to prevent the publication of The Satanic Verses. But they won the war. Policy makers and arts administrators came broadly to accept the argument that it was morally unacceptable to cause offence to other cultures, and that every community possessed the right to be consulted over how it may be depicted.

So I wrote in ‘Arts for whose sake?’, the keynote essay in Beyond Belief – Theatre Freedom of Expression and Public Order, Index on Censorship’s report on the Behzti affair, published three years ago. Behzti was a play by Sikh playwright Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, which many within the Sikh community found offensive, especially in its depiction of rape and violence within a gurdwara. When the Birmingham Rep staged the play in 2004, protests by Sikh activists forced the theatre to close the production within two days.

Ten years…

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Centrale Montemartini, Rome: New Favorite Museum, Best Ever, The End.

Ruins + Relics

Antinous, Centrale Montemartini, Rome Antinous, you’re so angsty

Supposedly the Centrale Montemartini museum in Rome only averages 5 visitors a day. I can’t vouch for the veracity of that statement (my dear companion supposedly got it from one of the guards? Who knows?) But I’m going to let the photos do the talking here because it is now officially my favorite museum in Rome.

Turbine, Centrale Montemartini, Rome So big! So cool!

Antique Sculptures, Centrale Montemartini, Rome Torsos and Machinery! Everybody wins!

Foliage, Centrale Montemartini Nobody can be mad at foliage and catwalks

Way better than the Vatican (which is just too much to be appealing). Better than the Galleria Borghese (or Palazzo Borghese for that matter), Better than the Villa Farnesina. Better than MAXXI and MACRO (of regular and Testaccio varieties). Better than the Palazzo Altemps and the Palazzo Massimo alle Colonne. Better than the Capitoline Museums. Better than the exhibitions at the Scuderie. Are there major ones I’m forgetting? Doesn’t matter because Centrale Montemartini beats…

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Ironia das ironias: Veja pode ajudar Dilma a vencer a eleição | Blog da Cidadania

Na edição de Veja que chegará às bancas no próximo sábado (4/10), a horas da eleição em primeiro turno, seus leitores serão surpreendidos por matéria inusual na revista por conter… A verdade

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