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Brazil is grim. Reportedly, over a million people have taken to the streets of major cities across Brazil to record their discontent. People are protesting against corruption , mounting inflation and a lack of government investment in public services such as education, healthcare and transportation, etc.

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<ul><li>1.FIFA GO HOME! The Chaos and Discontent ahead of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Brazil is grim. Reportedly, over a million people have taken to the streets of major cities across Brazil to record their discontent. People are protesting against corruption , mounting inflation and a lack of government investment in public services such as education, healthcare and transportation, etc. A new survey by the Pew Research Center finds that 72% of Brazilians are dissatisfied with the way things are going in their country, up from 55% just weeks before the FIFA World Cup demonstrations began in June 2013. </li></ul> <p>2. Cup vs. Corruption The question is not how to organize the World Cup, but how to survive with the basic necessities unavailable, corruption on rise and inflation sky-high. 3. The Discontent is growing at an Exponential Rate 50 52 56 55 72 49 46 43 44 26 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Sharp Uptick in Brazilian Discontent in 2014 Dissatisfied Satisfied 4. The Protesters in Sao Paulo 84% back no political party 77% have higher education 22% students 53% aged under 25 5. Reasons for Protest 56% against increased fares 40% against corruption 31% against violence 27% for better transport 24% against politicians 6. President Rousseffs Influence Brazilian President receives tremendously negative ratings for her approach towards handling of discomforting issues facing the nation. 7. Rousseff versus her predecessor Lula da Silva 84 48 14 52 2010 2014 Economic Ratings Plummet in Brazil Good Bad Lula Rousseff 8. Inflation, Crime, Poor Healthcare facilities and Corruption are eating-up nations resources. 9. Big Issues 85 83 83 78 72 68 64 56 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Rising Prices Crime Healthcare Corrupt Politicians Lack of Job Opportunities Gap Between Rich/Poor Poor Quality Schools Public Debt Top concerns in Brazil 10. The Current Economic Situation is Dire 62 54 65 59 32 36 45 35 41 67 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Economic Ratings Plummet in Brazil Good Bad 11. The FIFA World Cup is expected to attract more than 3.5M people to 12 host cities Brazilians are also concerned about the impact that hosting the World Cup, which begins June 12, will have on their country. 12. World Cup in Brazil wasnt a good idea after all! 61 3 1 35 Most Think Hosting FIFA World Cup Is Bad For Brazil Bad thing because it takes away money from public services. Both/Neither Don't know Good thing because it creates jobs. 13. The Million Dollar Question If there is money for the FIFA World Cup, how is it government doesnt have any money for public services? 14. It's normal for people to get angry when so much money is being spent building stadiums. 15. Mind-blowing, isnt it? Brazil has the 7th Largest Economy in the world, but it ranks 85th on the Human Development Index, there are 50,000 Murders a year. 16. Its chaos in Brazil! 17. Protests over World Cup cost! 18. But despite the threat and protests, officials insist this summer's tournament will be fine. 19. What do you think? Let us know in comments please. There is also skepticism about the international benefit of hosting the World Cup. In Pew Research survey, about 35% Brazilian said it will hurt nations image around the world while an almost equal number think it will help. 20. Interested in more? Subscribe to our Daily FIFA Updates Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SurveyCrest Twitter: https://twitter.com/surveycrest </p>