A Fight for Health and Education: The Real Brazil Protests

On Monday Brazilians took to the streets for another night of protests against government corruption and poor services. São Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janiero have been sites of protests and some violent police reactions over the past week. Headlines in the United States have described the protests as a fight against a 10-cent increase in bus fares. Anyone present in Brazil can attest that there is way more at play than just small change. Since I arrived in Rio a week ago, I have been surrounded by Confederations Cup and World Cup hype, as well as concerned cariocas...

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