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In Brazil, there is a public discourse that associates the spread of epidemic diseases with favelas and urban peripheries. It is based on epidemiological bulletins and maps, produced by the federal governments official organs, which employ a global perspective that often hides the realities specific to Brazils metropolitan areas. In times of crisis, these kinds of communications fuel the stigmatization of marginal territories by treating them as places perilous to public health and safety.
Despite its ethnic composition, the SI, as its name implies, was not only an international organization, but also never gave up its internationalism.