U.S. Student Killed in Egypt Protest Was Drawn to a Region in Upheaval

Andrew D. Pochter (Photo: Pochter Family, via Associated Press)

By RAVI SOMAIYA and ERIN BANCO | June 29, 2013

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Chile student protest turns violent

Students clash with riot police during a protest to demand Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's government to improve the public education quality, in Santiago, on June 26, 2013. PHOTO BY: MARTIN BERNETTI

More than 100,000 Chileans protesters took to Santiago's streets on Wednesday to demand fair distribution of wealth and education reform.

While the majority of the protesters were students, they were joined by union members, port workers and miners as well.

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Fresh protests in Brazil despite government concessions

By Anthony Boadle and Tatiana Ramil | BRASILIA/BELO HORIZONTE | Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:55pm EDT

(Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets on Wednesday in new demonstrations calling for a crackdown on corruption and better public services, just a day after Congress ceded to some of the key demands galvanizing protests across the country.

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Turks, Greeks, Brazilians join in protests in US

NEW YORK – Anatolia News Agency | June/23/2013

Protesters from Turkey, Greece, Brazil and Mexico jointly demonstrated in New York in support of the ongoing protests in their countries. (Photo: DHA)

Around 300 people, mostly Brazilians, gathered at Zucotti Park in New York’s Manhattan neighborhood to chant slogans, shouting, “We are the public, we are strong, we will not be defeated,” and “This is just the beginning, resistance goes on.”

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Battlefield Indonesia: resistance to corporate destruction

by Peter Storm on June 24, 2013

The protests against fuel price hikes in Indonesia are merely the latest outburst of resistance to corporate destruction in both city and countryside.

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Assemblies emerging in Turkey: a lesson in democracy

Jerome Roos

by Jerome Roos on June 19, 2013

The protesters are starting to counter-pose their own direct democracy to the sham of a democracy proposed by Erdogan’s authoritarian neoliberal state.

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Brazil Protests 2013: Violent Clashes Between Police And Thousands Of Young Demonstrators

By BRADLEY BROOKS 06/14/13 04:30 PM ET EDT AP

SAO PAULO — Protesters on Friday promised more organized action across Brazil in the days to come, following clashes in which police in Sao Paulo set upon thousands of young demonstrators angered by hikes in bus and subway fares.

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Occupy ERT: the revolution will be live-streamed

Posted: 14 Jun 2013 11:27 AM PDT

Greece’s neoliberal government may have shut down public television to please its creditors, but stay tuned: the revolution may still be live-streamed.

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Riot police clash with anti-G8 protesters in London

Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:50am IST

* Anti-capitalists protest in central London
* Scuffles in heart of capital; 32 people arrested
* Riot police break into building, tackle man on roof
* Protests at offices of BP and Lockheed Martin

By Michael Holden and Maria Golovnina

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