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Duda Arraes (CC BY-ND 2.0)

Cries for Economic Independence on Brazil’s Independence Day

People protesting corruption, poor public services and a corresponding heavy tax burden disrupted a Rio de Janeiro military parade Saturday celebrating Brazil’s independence day. Five people were injured and 10 were arrested in the clash.

Posted on Sep 7, 2013 READ MORE



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One in Four People Paid a Bribe in the Past Year

Twenty-seven percent of people worldwide resorted to graft to secure public services over the last 12 months, a global corruption survey says.

Posted on Jul 10, 2013 READ MORE



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Brazil Erupts in Protest Over Services and Soccer Costs (Video)

A few-cent rise in public transportation prices led to protests Monday across Brazil involving more than 100,000 people angered over heavy-handed policing, poor public services and high costs for the World Cup.

Posted on Jun 18, 2013 READ MORE



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The Casualties in California’s Budget War

The University of Southern California’s Neon Tommy takes a close look at the people, services and institutions that stand to lose the most in California’s ongoing budget fiasco. (more)

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