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#30MpelaEducacao #Brazil: Massive crowds hit the streets to fight education budget cuts and pension overhaul

Brazil, May 30, 2019: Student movement called protests in several cities around Brazil to continue struggle after massive rallies on May 15.

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#Brazil: Right Pro – #Bolsonaro groups face crack-up as fears of low turnout loom over Sunday rallies

Brazil: It seems that fascist president Bolsonaro is facing his first setback, declining support. Supporters of the Brazilian president call for protests, but major right-wing movements say they will not join mobilization.

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#Brazil’s student movement plans bigger rallies for May 30: “Struggle has just begun”

After strike on May 15, movements organize a second day of nationwide protests in defense of public education in Brazil.

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#Brazil: Massive demonstrations in defense of education, against #Bolsonaro

Hundreds of thousands of school and university students, teachers, professors, and staff took to the streets on Wednesday, May 15, all over Brazil to protest against the education budget cuts announced by the government.

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Censorship in #Brazil: 130 community radio stations left without license to operate

Jair Bolsonaro was sworn into office on January 1, 2019 and represents the most radical political shift for Brazil since military rule ended more than 30 years ago. Bolsonaro has praised Brazil’s former military dictatorship, spoken in favor of torture and threatened to destroy, imprison or banish his political opponents. In his first speech as president, Bolsonaro proclaimed that Brazilians were “being freed from socialism.” Community radio stations are one of Brazil’s most widespread tools to spread information within the poorer urban areas and the countryside.

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