All posts under protest

Now that the dust has settled: 7-1 and beyond

  Nothing felt right the day of the game. After weeks of clear and sunny skies, an ominously dark cloud had extend its way over Rio de Janeiro. Everyone was trying to fake optimism in the wake of Neymar’s injury. Maybe because relatively few German fans made it to Rio before

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Who needs the World Cup anyway?

Very few people trust my intentions when I tell them that I will be traveling to Rio de Janeiro this summer to learn Portuguese, at the very same time that Brazil will be hosting the World Cup. They put air-quotes around words like «research» and «language classes», assuming that I

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#vemprarua: following the protest on vine

Watch Vines from the protesters in Brazil HERE. As I attempt to keep up on the news about the massive protests throughout Brazil it is important to keep up with both major news outlets and ground level individual reports. I have messaged a few of my friends/colleagues that are in Brazil studying

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Sem violência! Police Aggression in São Paulo

On the 2nd of June when bus and subway transport prices were raised protesters took to the streets. Since there have been reports of «anarchists» on the streets looking to fight with the police (read more here), but there has also been unofficial videos uploaded to the web. Taken by

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