Brazil’s Protests: Be Careful What You Wish For

6a00e008ca9cc688340192ac24ad4f970dA must read for anyone seeking to understand the events and situations that led up to the protests.

“If you have any interest in Brazil, you may be wondering what’s going on in this country. What are these so-called peaceful and “cordial” people so angry about? First, people were angry about the bus and subway fare increases. It’s a lot of money for most people in Brazil to pay R$3.20 (US$1.42) for a ride on a lazy and inefficient public transportation system, but to understand what happened, we need to go back a few years.”

Brazil’s Protests: Be Careful What You Wish For

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