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Gabriel Funari

Gabriel holds a master’s degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Cambridge and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Philosophy from American University. He is a native Brazilian currently researching federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro and the relationship between neoliberal socioeconomic policies and police violence in contemporary Brazil.

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The Plastic War

From the UN in 2017 to the EU in 2018, we have become accustomed to organisations and countries declaring ‘war on plastic...
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