MST protestors in São Paulo

São Paulo, Brazil (March 2007)

Members of the Landless Workers Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra) take to the streets with sugarcane sticks in their hand on March 8, 2007 in São Paulo, Brazil to protest President Bush’s arrival. They claim increased exports of sugarcane ethanol to the U.S. will mean harsher working conditions for them and their families.

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  1. Oddly enough, this movement seems to be a franchise. Incredibly, there is a group calling itself the Black Block, and here was I thinking that that had been an Egyptian moniker. Well then, who passed it on to the Egyptians before the Brazilians laid hands on it. There’s more to these movements than their participants themselves realize. Turning the wheel upon which they are turned…

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