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Where are the protests? The fitful giant and its futebol

Liz McKenna, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology | July 7, 2014

“The giant has awoken,” went the catchphrase. Last June, more than a million Brazilians took to the streets, initially to challenge a bus fare hike. The image of a once dormant, now dynamic colossus became one of the primary metaphors for the country’s 2013 protest cycle. One year later, as Brazil hosts the largest single-event … Continue reading »