ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Renewal of Democracy in Brazil's Protests

Despite the diversity of the proposals and preferences among the groups protesting on Brazil's streets, it is possible to identify a common trend among them: the need to make the population the protagonist of public policies, and not just their adjuvant. These protests are democracy itself. All citizens - rich or poor, conservative or left - feel disenfranchised and do not see it as unreasonable to voice their complaints about this together. They are pushing to achieve the possibility of public deliberation on policies and a leadership that will truly pursue national development.

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