Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As this is written, Rio de Janeiro’s downtown has been occupied by tens of thousands of protestors. The motley nature of their garb reflected the equally motley nature of their protest targets. For although the march was billed as a mammoth protest against the Statute passed by Congress that would drastically reduce Rio’s riches from offshore oil exploration, there were other protests.
Some were serious, for instance the Webjet personnel unceremoniously . . .