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Le Monde has a helpful infographic on how Rio de Janeiro’s preparations for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics are exposing long-standing socioeconomic inequalities, especially regarding the city’s infamous favelas. "Iusedtobethechosenone" on tumblr

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Poverty in the U.S. especially was a creation to keep minorities in modern slavery.

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This cycle was not accidental. It was etched from the imposing, ever-present rock of racism.

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Most humans live in poverty. Those of us using the Internet are a privledged few.

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We all should be demanding justice. Any one of us could have been born into poverty. In fact, most humans are.

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White collar crime is less honorable than crime steeped in survival -- something all rational human beings would do.

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We treat our pets better than fellow human beings.

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I agree. The government throws money on war at a disproportionate rate to education and poverty.

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Waiting on the world to change. Yet, money is being blown on politicians' bribes and weapons.

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When will the world wake up?

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