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What Brazil’s 2013 Protests Tell Us About Chile 2019

October 27, 2019

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RIO DE JANEIRO – It has become conventional wisdom to compare the current protests in Chile to Brazil’s “Marches of June,” which took place six years ago. Then as now, what began with a small group of college students protesting against an increase in public transportation fees quickly became a national catharsis, with hundreds of thousands in the streets. I worked then as the Dilma Rousseff administration’s...

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