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Dave Zirin: Brazil's Protests Are About More Than Bus Fare

As mass protests in Brazil pick up steam, Dave Zirin argues that it’s not only the bus fare increase and the upcoming World Cup and Olympic Games that are drawing people to the streets but also the gap between people’s expectations about what their government should be providing for them and what they are actually experiencing in their daily lives.

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