With Brazil's World Cup three weeks away, up to 250,000 unsightly poor people have been driven out of their favelas; thousands of subsequently homeless people have been evicted from encampments; strikes and protests are rampant; and thousands of angry squatters remain in encampments set up to protest a country that spends $14 billion "to have a lovely World Cup and for the city to look nice, yet we still see children sleeping in the street." Street artist Paulo Ito's furious portrayal of the...
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Amnesty International - USA
Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)