Open Phones: Massive Protests in Brazil

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Protesting a bus fare hike in Brazil

Brazil is seeing the biggest protests in 20 years, but it's hard to get a sense of what is really going on. Reports are that the "Occupy"-style unrest is about the World Cup preparations, or transit fares, or inequality, or some combination of all of these factors. Brazilians, Brazilian-Americans: What do US listeners need to know about the protests in your country? What are you hearing from your contacts in Brazil? Call 212-433-9692 or post below. Brian Winter, Thompson-Reuters Sao Paolo bureau chief, helps take your calls.