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Maré, April 2015

April 8, 2015
Maré lanndscape

Open Democracy With Brazil on the brink of recession, it’s not hard to compare the country’s looming financial collapse with that of Greece, as the country is following in Greece’s pre-crisis footsteps in quite a few ways. For a demonstration touted as an angry call for the Brazilian military to intervene in the country’s scandal-ridden political scene, […]

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Under the scorching Rio de Janeiro sun and only metres from the famous Copacabana shoreline, even the most committed of Sunday’s demonstrators seemed to give in to the indolence of the place, with an often surreal result: a handmade placard calling for the president’s impeachment in one hand, a refreshing caipirinha in the other. Continue Reading…