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MTV Pimps Cars, Brazil Pimps Trash Carts, Linda Poon, 2015

Poon, Linda. "MTV Pimps Cars, Brazil Pimps Trash Carts." Goats and Soda: STORIES OF LIFE IN A CHANGING WORLD., 17 Jan. 2015. Web. 24 Mar. 2016.

It can be reasonably inferred that Mundano refers to the catadores as "invisible superheroes" in paragraph 3 ("The carts are the work of…") in order to


emphasize the hardships the catadores faced during childhood.


debunk the stigma that much of society has placed on the catadores.


draw parallels between the catadores and traditional super heroes.


further promote his own TED talk to popularize the catadores.

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