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Favelas in Brazil are not equipped to prevent the spreading threat of COVID-19.
What does the assassination of Rio de Janeiro councilmember Marielle Franco—a prominent LGBTQI activist and socialist, outspoken critic of the police, and Rio’s only black councilmember—mean for the future of Brazil?
How favela residents in Rio are fighting back against threats of eviction by forging new identities based on ecological preservation.
As the World Cup approaches, Rio's favelas experience new versions of neoliberal development, complete with gentrification, private security, and failed public transportation.