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VIDEO: Riots in São Paulo after families evicted from abandoned hotel

SÃO PAULO — Violent clashes involving members of the FLM social housing movement spread across central São Paulo on Tuesday, after around 200 homeless families were evicted from an abandoned hotel in which they were squatting. 220 more words

Brazil

Hope For Grabouw

I don’t have a lot of recollections of Apartheid. I grew up in its fade-out phase. I was only six years old when Mandela was released from prison. 553 more words

Land of the (Sometimes) Free

So, it’s been over a month since white cop Darren Wilson shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown to death in Ferguson, Missouri.

As it stands, Wilson is on paid leave, and cries for his arrest have been met – unsurprisingly – with stony silence by the Ferguson police. 405 more words

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General Pinochet In Chile – The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

On September 11, 1973, the Chilean military mobilized and took control of the government away from a popularly elected Marxist president. There was little resistance on the part of the president’s supporters.  506 more words

Impact On Population

Hoopin' for Justice, Striking Back at Erasure

There is a woman who has lived in Ferguson, MO for most of her life who has documentary evidence of the genesis of a revolt in the summer of 2014. 653 more words

Ferguson

Stop the Killing of Strays in Sarajevo

Animal welfare activists in Bosnia Herzegovina need help to stop illegal catching and killing of strays in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina. Please go to the YouCaring… 831 more words

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