Brazil funding cuts ‘threat to democracy’, global scholars warn

03/05/2019 • Clipping

Times Higher Education
Open letter signed by more than 1,500 academics worldwide urges Brazilian government to shelve proposals to withdraw philosophy and sociology in public universities May 3, 2019 By Rachael Pells Twitter: @rachaelpells Academics from across the globe have called on the Brazilian government to cancel savage cuts to university funding that target specific institutions and subjects – a move they say could have a devastating effect on the country’s democracy.