THE SOCIAL PRICE FOR BRAZIL’S WORLD CUP
The Brazilian government promised the people that all public money would be used for improving highways, subway systems, airports, and ports; however, most of it was used to build new stadia.
A reported 30,000 people in Rio de Janeiro were evicted from their homes and communities. No re-settlement plans have been mentioned…
Wage increases, health insurance, food assistance, safe working conditions, security, sanitation, and transportation — all of which were not considered a standard for people working on world cup projects
Law’s were altered to satisfy FIFA’s requirements — especially one’s that would protect FIFA’s revenue stream
Soccer is a game for the people; however, ticket prices single handingly excluded a large portion of Brazil’s population