Category: Brazil

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Ewan Robertson: BRICS Summit

Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week

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Pepe Escobar: BRICS against Washington consensus

The BRICS Development Bank – with an initial US$50 billion in capital – will be not only BRICS-oriented, but invest in infrastructure projects and sustainable development on a global scale

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Danny Schechter: The World Cup Spilleth Over

As the Soccer Games End, Political Ones Begin

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Dave Zirin: ‘Exporting Gaza’

The arming of Brazil’s World Cup security

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Dave Zirin: ‘Psychological Attack’ to Oust Favela Residents

There is something very precious in the favelas that is becoming endangered by the worship of “speculation and real estate”

Vik Birkbeck: A Story of Occupations and Evictions

As the current wave of anti-World Cup protests shows, the genie is out of the bottle — and it will take a lot more than violent evictions and police repression to silence the awakened and indignant multitude

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Dave Zirin: The World Cup You Won’t See on TV

Protests, Tear Gas, Displaced Favela Residents

Mike Lasusa: Let Them Eat Soccer

Anti-World Cup protests rage in Brazil, but political struggle has long known the beautiful game

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Dave Zirin: Protesters Clash with Police in Brazil

Brazilian police and hundreds of protesters have come clashing with each other just hours before the World Cup.

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Dave Zirin: Is a ‘Systematic Political Campaign’ Responsible for Brazil’s World Cup Protests?

“Outside agitators” is not a charge that is going to stick, not when malnutrition and inequality plague the country, while stadiums are constructed in the middle of the Amazon

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