Friday, 16 November , 2018

Temer

Brazil: Social programs suffer cuts up to 94.9% under Temer

Recipients of housing and education programs that suffered cuts talk about how they were crucial to improve their lives By Juliana Gonçalves Source: Brasil de Fato/ The...

Latin America: The Pendulum Swings to the Right | by James...

  Introduction Clearly the pendulum has swung to the right in the past few years. Numerous questions arise. What kind of right? How far right? How...

Brazil: the debt dilemma

By Michael Roberts 16 November 2017 Brazil faces a presidential election in October 2018. This will offer a new benchmark for which way Brazilian politics and...

Brazilian Polls: Lula wins the elections in every possible scenario, while...

Source Brasil de Fato / The Dawn News / September 21, 2017 Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva leads the polls as the favorite...

“Brazil has Lost Control Over its Natural Resources Because it has...

By Mariana Pitasse To the MST leader, foreign capital controls the country after the coup institutional coup that ousted Dilma. One of the main issues of...

Joao Pedro Stédile: “Temer’s government is over, but he hasn’t fallen...

By Geraldina Colotti Source: Il Manifesto The Dawn News May 30, 2017 Joao Pedro Stédile is not only a fundamental part of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement, but...

Brazil: 150000 People filled the enormous Copacabana beach in a Historical...

By Fania Rodrigues and Mariana Pitasse Source: Brasil de Fato / The Dawn News May 28, 2017 Credit of the Photographs: Direct Now Movement 150.000 people participated this...

35 Million-Strong Strike Against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a...

Amid record levels of unemployment and a terribly unpopular government, unions and citizens from all walks of life are taking part in one of...

Temer government set to overthrow Brazil’s environmental agenda

A catastrophic setback to environmental and indigenous protections was narrowly averted last week when quick action from two federal deputies prevented the agricultural lobby from forcing passage of bills to authorize construction of three mega-industrial waterways in the Amazon and elsewhere.

The MST leader on the situation in Brazil

We, the Brazilian working class are going through a very difficult moment, especially for the left. We’re coming from a period that we in Brazil call “the decline of political struggles”. Obviously, over the last three years the right managed to accumulate much more strength, because it made an important alliance with conservative sectors of the judicial power and of