Barbecuing as a Form of Public Protest in Brazil


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In Brazil Barbecuing is a Form of Public Protest

Brazil’s somewhat laid-back answer to the Arab spring works like this: invite your friends on Facebook to a mass barbecue in a public place to protest against a specified injustice. Then wait for it to go viral. The result is somewhere between a flash mob and carnival – the perfect cordial protest for a nation with an inbuilt aversion to confrontation and an obsession with Facebook.

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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