Tag Archive | Brazil

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