BRAZIL: Cops on the Campus

When students at Brazil's Rural University went on strike last week against the wretched food served in the university cafeteria, Rural's President Rocha Lagoa called the cops. Armed with Tommy guns and tear gas, red-capped Special Police roared up to the campus, but found nothing to do—although the students were cutting classes, they were causing no trouble. Bored, the cops drifted over to the university football field. Students invited them to get up a team. Final score: Students 4, Police 2.

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