Global Themes

Elections in the United States 2020: the health system from the perspective of presidential candidates
Americas, U.S, Global Themes

Elections in the United States 2020: the health system from the perspective of presidential candidates

The election for President of the United States will take place in 2020, em um ano de grande instabilidade global, causadas principalmente pela pandemia do COVID-19 e os desdobramentos na economia. Segundo dados da Universidade John Hopkins (2020),  os Estados Unidos já somam mais de 160.000 mortes e mais 5.4 milhões infectados pelo novo coronavirus. O país representa 24% dos casos de Covid-19 no mundo e 22% das mortes pela doença. Estudos indicam que, com o aumento do desemprego, entre fevereiro e março de 2020, 5.4 milhões de pessoas perderam seus seguros saúde, representando um crescimento de 39% de pessoas sem planos de saúde (GANGOPADHYAYA; GARRETT, 2020). Os dados expõem o profundo impacto da pandemia para o acesso ao sistema de saúde, sendo uma das principais preoc...
NAVROZ, the new year parsi
Afghanistan, Asia, Europe, India, Will, Middle East, UK, Global Themes, Turkmenistan

NAVROZ, the new year parsi

On the last day 16 of august the parsi community of india celebrated the Navroz, your new year, the day she commits herself to renewing hope. Homes are neatly arranged, individuals wear new clothes, exchange gifts and make donations to charities. Nothing much different from Christian Christmas. Tradition of 3000 years, the parsi New Year holiday was created by the prophet Zoroaster, according to legend. But, who are zoroastrians and parsis? Zoroastrianism is considered the oldest of the known monotheistic religions, although there are controversies in this regard. It started with the revelations of Zarathustra, whom the Greeks called Zoroaster. There is not much information about your life; believed to have been born in Sogdiana, no r...