The #ChangeBrazil protests in major cities throughout Brazil have escalated in the past week as the country prepares to host a major FIFA soccer tournament. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to vent their anger at — among other things — poor public services, the exorbitant costs to fund the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, and political corruption.
Much like the Arab Spring, the Occupy movement and the Taksim Square protests in Turkey, Brazilians are using YouTube to air their grievances about the government and documenting the huge support and backlash from their protests. The videos have garnered millions of views worldwide and have given the world a glimpse into the dismal conditions and social problems gripping Brazil. Here are the top 5 viral videos coming out of the ongoing #ChangeBrazil protests throughout the country.