The Duck of Minerva

Brazil Linkage

31 May 2014

Here are some stories we’ve been reading about Brazil:

  • Street artist captures iconic image of impending World Cup (see mural above)
  • Rio residents ambivalent about the World Cup

  • Sao Paulo experiencing incredible drought, reservoir down to 8% of capacity
  • Speaking of water, sewage and dead dogs make the site for Olympic rowing in Rio a possible nightmare
  • Andy Revkin’s students explore the challenges Brazil faces preparing for the Cup and the Olympics
  • Incredible photoessay of pacification efforts in Brazil’s favelas in advance of the World Cup

  • The Nation opines on the World Cup, a bit over the top I think on the protest movements that continue