Ed blog | Structuring communities for equity in Brazil

A key point of protest around how the 2014 World Cup has played out has been the disproportionate allocation of funds to Cup-related projects, at the expense of other much-needed social services. For example, a stadium built in the small city of Manaus cost US $270 million to build, 75% of which was federal money. All this despite the fact it will only be used for four Cup games, and cost the city $250,000 per month in upkeep once the tournament is over. Continue →