Misha Glenny

Type: Person
Name: Misha Glenny
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Scandalously juicy

PAROCHIALISM is a terrible thing. We all spend our days and nights worrying about President Jacob Zuma and his numerous "challenges": his health, his stewardship of the economy, ANC succession battles and so on and so forth. We think the poor man is terribly ... [Published Financial Mail - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Smashed Hits: Aquarela do Brasil

ITV's World Cup theme is Thiago Thome's version of the song Brazil. A samba which became a crooners' standard, it was once a weapon in the war for the soul of Brazil, writes Alan Connor.Samba was the twerking of the 1910s - music for improper dancing ... [Published BBC - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 20 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 1 reports

How the World Cup can make or break Brazil’s hopes for the future: Misha Glenny gives a talk on the country that’ll host TEDGlobal 2014

If you ever find yourself in Brazil, advises Misha Glenny , try to look past the samba, soccer and sea. The journalist, who is currently researching a book on the underground drug trade in Rio de Janeiro, sees a Brazil of challenges, contradictions ... [Published TED Blog - May 20 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Heartbleed: Just Another Technobug Bump in the Road

This post was co-authored with author and former economist D.S. KaneHeartbleed is the latest technobug to strike fear into the minds, and hearts, of Web users, but it most certainly won't be the last vulnerability in Internet security.This flaw affects ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Feb 24 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

What Ukraine needs from the EU is a balancing act | Misha Glenny

Europe needs to treat both the protesters and Russia with respect, and talk to the oligarchs, if it is to avert catastrophe in Ukraine Ukraine looks like a Greatest Hits of East European Revolutions. The storming of the citadels of power recalls ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 24 2014]
First reported Feb 13 2014 - Updated Feb 13 2014 - 1 reports

Examining prejudice: An in-office TED session

Jordan Reeves of TED-Ed hosted a session of talks in the TED office on prejudice. Photo: Ryan Lash Last night in our office, we held a miniature TED session around the theme “Examining Prejudice.” And while it explored issues of discrimination and ... [Published TED Blog - Feb 13 2014]

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Vargas also invented a new national identity, says journalist Misha Glenny: "football as the national sport, samba as the national dance and carnival for the masses. all the things we think of when we hear the word 'brazil' - these were vargas ideas, popularised in order to bind together perhaps the most diverse population on earth."

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Scandalously juicy [Published Financial Mail - Jul 03 2014]
Smashed Hits: Aquarela do Brasil [Published BBC - Jun 25 2014]
How the World Cup can make or break Brazil’s ho... [Published TED Blog - May 20 2014]
Heartbleed: Just Another Technobug Bump in the ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 11 2014]
What Ukraine needs from the EU is a balancing a... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 24 2014]
Examining prejudice: An in-office TED session [Published TED Blog - Feb 13 2014]
War on the net [Published Forense Digital - Jan 28 2011]
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How the World Cup can make or break Brazil’s ho... [Published TED Blog - May 20 2014]
If you ever find yourself in Brazil, advises Misha Glenny , try to look past the samba, soccer and sea. The journalist, who is currently researching a book on the underground drug trade in Rio de Janeiro, sees a Brazil of challenges, contradictions ...
What Ukraine needs from the EU is a balancing a... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 24 2014]
Europe needs to treat both the protesters and Russia with respect, and talk to the oligarchs, if it is to avert catastrophe in Ukraine Ukraine looks like a Greatest Hits of East European Revolutions. The storming of the citadels of power recalls ...
Examining prejudice: An in-office TED session [Published TED Blog - Feb 13 2014]
Jordan Reeves of TED-Ed hosted a session of talks in the TED office on prejudice. Photo: Ryan Lash Last night in our office, we held a miniature TED session around the theme “Examining Prejudice.” And while it explored issues of discrimination and ...
War on the net [Published Forense Digital - Jan 28 2011]
For a long time after its birth, just over two decades ago, Planet Cyber was dominated by the ideology of Kumbaya – everything about it spread joy. The web reunited long-lost school friends and lovers; it made us all smarter, shifted more product and ...
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