Earlier this month, the Young Fabian's Ideas Series project on Internationalism was launched with Lord Jack McConnell. The World Cup is one of the biggest global unifying events and so perhaps there is space for Young Fabians to get together and discuss some of the issues around this and the staging of the event in Brazil.
As well as watching Brazil (arguably the best team in the world) play football we will have a brief discussion about some of the issues around the South American economies. The Brazilian government has come under scrutiny for its approach to hosting the Cup/Olympic games. Federal prosecutors in Brazil have asked a court to suspend the airing of government advertisements touting the benefits that the World Cup will bring to the country, saying the ads are "absurdly divorced from reality."
Join us for a healthy debate about the issues and the opening ceremony of the World Cup 2014!
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