Brazil's Mall Flash Mobs -- More Party Than Protest

The flash mobs of rowdy, poor, urban teens at shopping malls in Brazil's main cities are more about having fun than making a statement, though the political overtones are hard to miss.

Protests against corruption, lavish spending on sporting events and a faltering economy roiled Brazil's largest cities last year, a sign of rising dissatisfaction with the nation's political status quo. Brazil's leaders, accused of being out of touch, assured the public they would be more responsive.

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