[A-Radio auf Englisch]: Interview on Brazil before the World Cup 2014

We would like to present you an interview we made with a member of the Comité Popular da Copa in Sao Paulo, a coordination of groups and individuals against the FIFA World Cup and its negative effects. The interview goes into different topics, including the historical context of the Brazilian situation, the social protests since 2013 and obviously the World Cup.

This is a Spanish version with English voice-over.

Length: 32:09 min

Here’s the interview at: archive.org (mp3).

Here you can listen to it directly:

* Here a direct link to the Comité Popular da Copa in Sao Paulo.

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[…] On this episode we take aim at FIFA and the human rights abuses associated with the World Cup. We discuss the $11 billion spent on the tournament by the Brazilian government, at the expense of much needed government services. We also mention that thousands of people have been evicted from their homes and sex workers have been pushed out of the city. We also play an interview with a mem­ber of the Comité Po­pu­lar da Copa in Sao Paulo, a co­or­di­na­ti­on of groups and in­di­vi­du­als against the FIFA World Cup and its ne­ga­ti­ve ef­fects. This interview is thanks to Anarchist Radio Berlin and we encourage people to listen to the entire interview here (we play a shortened version). We also mention that gay players have been encouraged to come out at the World Cup, as well as discussing nationalism and militarism in ice-hockey, and giving shout outs to the Queer Punx and the Angry Hippie. […]