Tag: Olympics

Rio train painted with athletes and work from Cândido Portinari - Daniel Ramalho/Rio2016

How the Rio Olympic Games Helped the Wealthy and Hurt the Poor

The Olympic Games revealed the deep socioeconomic and political contradictions of Brazil and helped ...

Brazilians Special Kind of Blindness: They Can’t See They Are Racist

University of Arizona anthropologist Jennifer Roth-Gordon spent 10 days in Brazil leading up to ...

Without Police, Rio’s Drug Lords Show Who Are the Bosses in the Favelas

After the Brazilian government spent tens of millions of dollars securing the city of ...

American Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte

Rio Police Indict Lying US Swimmers and Want Them to Apologize to the Brazilian People

The Brazilian government chief of staff, Eliseu Padilha, announced today, in Rio de Janeiro, ...

Opening of Rio's Olympic Games

Rio Gives a Show of Diversity with the Best of Brazil’s Music

Using many visual projections and light effects, Rio 2016 Olympics opening ceremony was a ...