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Brazil’s Rousseff to meet with officials amid protests
Under pressure from popular demonstrations, Brazil’s president was to meet Monday with protest leaders, governors and mayors to consider measures to improve public services and fight corruption. “The meeting will take place this afternoon at the presidential palace,” President Dilma Rousseff’s office is afraid.
Class, Moral Economy, and Protest: Brazil and Venezuela by the LA Progressive:
The massive recent protests across Brazil apparently came as a great surprise to the Workers Party (PT) government of President Dilma Rousseff. She is a former fighter against the military dictatorship who suffered jail, torture and exile. It must be strange, indeed, for her and her colleagues.