Monthly Archives: June 2013

Brazil 2013: Mass Demonstrations, the World Cup, and 500 Years of Oppression, by TOMAS ROTTA


(CounterPunch, June 25, 2013, http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/06/25/brazil-2013-mass-demonstrations-the-world-cup-and-500-years-of-oppression/)     Bread, Circuses and Discontent Brazil has a long history of top-down reforms that have inadequately addressed the profound inequality that divides the country. The mass demonstrations, provoked by public transportation fare increases and … Continue reading

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Making sense of the protests in Turkey (and Brazil)


Bülent Gökay presents a comparative analysis reflecting on the recent protests in Turkey and in Brazil in the “Making sense of the protests in Turkey(and Brazil): eye-witness account and analysis” seminar. Keele University, Tuesday 25 June 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6tH2JREgrw

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