Tag Archive | Brazil protests

Support for anarchists rising

Social unrest over police actions, poverty and corruption have grown Black Bloc ranks By Bradley Brooks, The Associated Press, October 23, 2013 When a tear-gas canister rattled around at Andrea Coelho’s feet, a masked young man picked it up and tossed it back at police. Right there, the kindergarten teacher decided she backed him and […]

Egypt, Brazil, Turkey: without politics, protest is at the mercy of the elites

From Egypt to Brazil, street action is driving change, but organisation is essential if it’s not to be hijacked or disarmed Seumas Milne, The Guardian, Tuesday, 2 July 2013 Two years after the Arab¬†uprisings fuelled a wave of protests and occupations across the world, mass demonstrations have returned to their crucible in Egypt. Just as […]

Brazil: Officer Down


Massive protests continue in Brazil

Brazil: 300,000 protest in Rio Hundreds of thousands demonstrate across the country despite U-turn over transport fare increases which sparked the unrest Jonathan Watts, The Guardian, Thursday 20 June 2013 Brazil’s biggest protests in two decades intensified on Thursday as 300,000 people took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro and hundreds of thousands more […]

Brazil Boiling: Video of clashes as country gripped by protests