June 18, 2014

The Legacy of Brazil's World Cup Protests

Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald

The Associated Press

Protestors in a handful of Brazilian cities have clashed with police, thrown rocks and dodged rubber bullets and tear gas canisters since last week’s opening of the World Cup. But this year’s protests are different from the massive demonstrations during the 2013 Confederations Cup when more than 1 million, mostly middle- and lower-middle class Brazilians, took to the streets on a single night.

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