Brazil’s political leaders are bracing for more protests after about 200,000 total demonstrators marched through the streets of Brazil’s biggest cities on Monday.
The massive demonstrations in the country, the largest in 20 years, were sparked by small protests against bus-fare increases. So the setting for this powerful representation of the people is quite fitting.
If US bus fares were as expensive as those in Sao Paulo relative to the minimum wage, they’d be about $6 a ride. http://t.co/Go9NKjMB6l
— Gideon Lichfield (@glichfield) June 18, 2013
A Facebook user named Daniela Ayoub posted the video, and wrote that her mother said something to the effect of, “Look, it’s not on TV! How Beautiful!”
We’re not sure what these amped people are chanting, but the feeling it generates is visceral. Check it out:
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