All posts tagged Brazil

Event: Global Uprisings/ Resistance: Turkey, Egypt and Brazil

The summer of 2013 was witness to a series of social uprisings and resistance movements across the globe. This meeting looks back on the events that took place in Turkey, Egypt and Brazil – their underlying causes, and what their […]


Brazil’s Mega-Event Revolt: In Search of a Real ‘Legacy’

Matthew Richmond discusses the recent protests in Brazil and argues for the positive, if unexpected, social role of mega sporting events. As in other recent large-scale examples of urban unrest, the current protests in Brazil’s major cities bring together an […]