498523651VM001_ SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: MPL group of protesters - "Free Pass Movement" held protests to demand free transportation and against the overspending of the FIFA 2014 World Cup, this Thursday, June 19, 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil. The MPL was responsible for starting the great popular participation in protests in June last year to get stem the rise of public transport fare in the city of São Paulo. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
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493904267VM001_ SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - MAY 24: Members of the group Anarchist Black Bloc held peaceful protest against the World Cup Football in Brazil in Sao Paulo, May 24, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Demonstrators protest against President Dilma Rousseff and corruption in the country. During the protest, demonstrators entoraram a chorus with the phrase: "will not get Cup!". (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
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498523651VM001_ SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: Members of the anarchist group Black Bloc destroyed a store brand cars Mercedes Benz after placing barricades of fire make the streets in June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The destruction occurred at the end of a great march organized by MPL - Free Pass Movement claiming free transportation in the city of São Paulo. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
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498523651VM001_ SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: Members of the anarchist group Black Bloc destroyed a store brand cars Mercedes Benz after placing barricades of fire make the streets in June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The destruction occurred at the end of a great march organized by MPL - Free Pass Movement claiming free transportation in the city of São Paulo. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
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498523651VM001_ SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: Members of the anarchist group Black Bloc destroyed a store brand cars Mercedes Benz after placing barricades of fire make the streets in June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The destruction occurred at the end of a great march organized by MPL - Free Pass Movement claiming free transportation in the city of São Paulo. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
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A mobilization of the population as intense as the protests that began in June 2013 wasn't seen in Brazil since the wave of popular protests known as "Diretas Já" which took place in 1983-1984, the last years of the Military Dictatorship in Brazil. In a young democracy like in Brazil, the wave of protests against the corruption of Brazilian politicians was strengthened by the repudiation of the hosting of the World Cup in the country. 

After all, in a country so violent with high rates of feminicide, with State Capitals among the most violent of the world, social inequality and poor income distribution, precarious education and poor public health services, made the World Cup an absurdity in the eyes Of the population. The acts began in June 2013 and had several chapters that replaced the politics in debate in the streets and the Brazilian population returned to occupy the main Brazilian capitals chanting a chorus of rejection to the politicians and the current political system in the country. The government's response was violent and repressions increased on the part of the police, causing an increasing indignation of the population against the excessive brutality of the police. The acts intensified and became weekly. Banks were depredated, demonstrators were arrested and Brazilians came to know the Black Bloc tactics. 
497384745VM001_worldcup SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 12, 2014: Demonstrators from the anarchist group Black Bloc clash with poolicia during the protest against the holding of the World Cup on the opening day of the event in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday, June 12. The opening party takes place hours before the first match between the national teams of Brazil and Croatia. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
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497384745VM001_worldcup SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 12, 2014: Demonstrators from the anarchist group Black Bloc clash with poolicia during the protest against the holding of the World Cup on the opening day of the event in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday, June 12. The opening party takes place hours before the first match between the national teams of Brazil and Croatia. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
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497384745VM001_worldcup SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 12, 2014: Demonstrators from the anarchist group Black Bloc clash with poolicia during the protest against the holding of the World Cup on the opening day of the event in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday, June 12. The opening party takes place hours before the first match between the national teams of Brazil and Croatia. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
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498523651VM001_ SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JUNE 19: MPL group of protesters - "Free Pass Movement" held protests to demand free transportation and against the overspending of the FIFA 2014 World Cup, this Thursday, June 19, 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil. The MPL was responsible for starting the great popular participation in protests in June last year to get stem the rise of public transport fare in the city of São Paulo. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
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