450,000 Brazilian Federal employees on strike

August 24, 2001
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Marjorie Cohn

President of National Lawyers Guild and professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She is the author of the new book ‘Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law.”

Concern is growing about the Brazil accord with the IMF. We discuss the affect of Brazilian debt to IMF structural adjustment and massive budget cuts to education and other Federal programs. We speak to Marilia Washington, Vice-President of the Sao Paolo chapter of the Association of Higher Education Teachers at recently retired professor of Education, Sao Carlos Federal University, Brazil.


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