Brazilian workers receive $25 a month to spend on culture

Brazilian workers are set to receive a cultural stipend of $25 a month.
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Brazil’s Culture Minister, Marta Suplicy, this week announced the government’s new initiative to promote widespread access to culture. Under the new plan, workers will receive $25 a month to spend on cultural-related activities or products. Particularly aimed at the country’s poorest citizens, the new policy provides a cultural stipend for those otherwise excluded from seeing films, watching plays or attending concerts.

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