Genevieve Zingg

Genevieve Zingg is a Canadian journalist currently based in Athens and New York. She covers security, human rights, migration, European and Middle Eastern politics, and the UN.
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The Brazilian Protests: Is Change Really Coming?

Will Brazil’s climbing economy tumble? Background Brazil is an emerging international power. The World Bank recognizes it as one of the world’s fastest growing economies, crediting Brazil’s widespread economic reforms as the driving force behind its growing global influence. However, recent protests have exposed the country’s political and economic fragility and put the... Continue Reading

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Brazil: The Headless Revolt

Genevieve Zingg speaks to Brazilian journalist Felipe Machado about the 2014 World Cup, the free-fare movement, and the protests rocking Brazil. Genevieve Zingg: Why have protests broken out in Brazil? Felipe Machado: The protests were originally against the 20 cent rise in bus fare. The increase caused one or two smaller protests to break out on Paulista Avenue in São Paulo. The protests... Continue Reading

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