Focus in Brazilian media has turned recently to the community of Villa Autódromo and its impending eviction to give way to Olympic constructions ahead of the Games next year. So nothing new here, then.
With Brazil on the brink of recession, it's not hard to compare the country's looming financial collapse with that of Greece, as the country is following in Greece’s pre-crisis footsteps in quite a few ways. From openDemocracy.
The closure of official channels of debate and establishment of migrant detention camps in Athens, has been the capstone to a
long process of turning people against the most vulnerable
populations in cities and, by extension, against all that urban culture