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[liberationtech] Brazilian Revolution (today)

Yosem Companys companys at
Mon Jun 17 15:47:26 PDT 2013

From: David Leal Garcia <davidleal.garcia at>

check this Brazil-world event!
they are in need of translators by the way! they are adamant to globalize
the struggle as well.
and if you may know any hot developers out there, put them in contact with
these people.
building up some crowdmap and gallery pic like it was done at
geziglobal.tkcould be a game changer
and it´s not that tough to do!
cheers all, and thanks Bernardo for the update!
keep it up!

On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 5:36 PM, Bernardo Gutiérrez <
> bernardobrasil at> wrote:
>> Hello you all
>> As I suppose you know, Brazil is waking up. Last week has been quite
>> intense and different. All began with a quite classical protest againts the
>> increasing of the transport fee in São Paulo. The media manipulation around
>> the protest and the use of tear gas and the brutal repression transformed
>> this in a national affair. A lot of cities in Brazil started protesting
>> about public transport. But the most interesting is that networks connected
>> other questions and people began reclaiming about everything.  Againts
>> world cup. Health. Education. Violence. Civic rights. Mass media, as It
>> happened in Turkey, almost ignored the revolution. And social media is on
>> fire. I had never seen anything like this in Brazil. I don´t know if we can
>> speak yet about a Brazilian Spring, but we are near.
>> In some way, last year has been a networked year in Brazil, people doing
>> things beyond old structures, from the netwoks to the streets.
>> I have published a text in SPanish (in about this
>> At the moment, I dont see many texts in English speaking what is
>> happening. Just violence, and riots.
>> Today there is a big big protest in Sao Paulo. More than 240.000 people
>> confirmed. Protests confirmend in 100 cities the whole planet . It will
>> start at 17.00 Brasil ( 20.000 GMT)
>> So, please, keep an eye on it and help divulgating. Some hashtags that
>> are working:
>> #passelivre
>> #OGiganteAcordou
>> #PrimaveraBrasileira
>> #CopaPraQuem
>> #OcupaCopa
>> #17J
>> #RevogueoAumento
>> #BrazilianSpring
>> In fact, we are looking for a new one. Feel free to use others.
>> We will have the html codes of the streaming. If you want to use it, just
>> tell me
>> Best!
>> #OccupyEverything
>> Bernardo
>> --
>>  <>
>>  <>@bernardosampa (twitter)
>> São Paulo +55 11 43044380 (fijo) +55 11 84881620 (celular)
>>  Madrid +34 669 098365
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