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New Faultlines Widen At UN Climate Talks

New Faultlines Widen At UN Climate Talks

UN climate talks revealed growing frustration this week among vulnerable nations and observers with the political stance of emerging economies like China and India.

Brazilian Carla Dauden: 'No, I'm Not Going To The World Cup'

Costs of hosting next summer’s World Cup are expected to top $13 billion, a figure that’s criticized by citizens who say the country should be spending money elsewhere. The main points of the protests are summarized in this short video by Brazilian filmmaker Carla Dauden, entitled “No, I’m not going to the World Cup.”

200K Protesters Flood Brazilian Streets

An estimated 200,000 protesters flooded the streets of eight different Brazilian cities Monday night, venting frustrations over poor public services, police violence and government corruption.

Over 100 Students Perished In Brazil Nightclub Fire

New details have emerged about the deadly fire that swept through a Brazilian nightclub. Guards reportedly first tried to prevent people from leaving, but the death toll was also increased because there was only one door through which club-goers could exit.