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Socialist Workers Party: Protests across Brazil target worsening social conditions

Published in The Militant in the July 8, 2013 issue. The Militant is the official weekly newspaper of the Socialist Workers Party. 

Protests Across Brazil target worsening social conditions

Gov’t backs off bus fare hikes, fails to stem actions

AP photo/Felipe Dana
More than a million people across Brazil have taken to the streets, sparked by government bus fare hike.
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Root: Occupy Wall Street Mob Is Partly Right – Offers Wrong Solution

Wall St. Mob Is Partly Right – but Its Solution Is Wrong

By: Wayne Allyn Root

“Occupy Wall Street” is becoming the big news story. But the irony is that nobody understands what is truly going on. The media, both political parties, the experts, even the protesters themselves — they’ve all got it wrong.… Read more ...