This article discusses resistance movements carried out by residents of the Morro da Providência, Rocinha and Morro dos Prazeres favelas, in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Such actions have […]
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This article was written in collaboration with Rocinha sem Fronteiras, S.O.S., Rocinha Saneamento, Salve a Rocinha and Mundo Real by journalist Catherine Osborn Over a hundred citizens gathered at the Clube […]
This piece is based on participant observation (mainly in Rocinha), authorized recorded interviews, literature reviews, etc.… No names or compromising details will be disclosed. Well, it is official, the teleférico […]
( a brief on organized crime and security policy in Rocinha. ) Mundo Real’s home community of Rocinha has entered a defining moment in its almost 90 year history. But […]
Mundo Real is a civil society organization. The concept of civil society is popular in policy and academic circles, however, in the US the phrase has not entered poplar vernacular […]
Since the April rains that ushered in so many changes in Rio de Janeiro Mundo Real has been increasingly engaged in media projects. It became frustratingly apparent that the mainstream […]