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Rival Brazil protests ignite debate on race and class

Pro- and anti-government demonstrators argue on Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil on March 19, 2016Brasília (AFP) – Rival protests sweeping Brazil have exposed a demographic divide between President Dilma Rousseff’s haters and her backers, igniting a national debate about race and class that is only increasing tensions. Waving the red banners of the ruling Workers’ Party, Rousseff’s left-wing base sought to seize back the streets this week, after tides of protesters draped in the yellow and green of the national flag marched nationwide last Sunday calling for her impeachment. The opposing theme colors were not the only difference in hue: the anti-government protesters were a visibly whiter crowd than the Rousseff supporters.

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