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Brazil braces for social justice protests ahead of World Cup soccer tournament listen

06/11/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: Brazil, World Cup, neoliberalism, Dave Zirin, Sports


The most popular sport in the world begins its most important international tournament this month when Brazil hosts the World Cup. But it's not going to only be celebrations of the beautiful game -- social justice protests are sure to continue.

WMNF interviewed Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation, about his new book: [Brazil's Dance With the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy](

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