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Brazil: Anatomy of a Crisis

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For over two weeks in late June/early July hundreds of thousands protested in more than a hundred cities across Brazil amidst incidents of police brutality and increasing governmental crisis. What is happening in one of Latin America’s economic and political ‘success’ stories?

‘Politics as normal’ is no longer able to contain the needs, desires and hopes of large sections of Brazilian society. The fault-lines of neo-liberalism ‘with a human face’ are rupturing with the emergence of new, contradictory and hybrid political subjects and political horizons

via Brazil: Anatomy of a Crisis | Ceasefire Magazine.

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Posted by on July 15, 2013 in South America

 

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