More Protests In Brazil Over COVID Crisis

By Al Jazeera. -

Protesters have taken to the streets across Brazil once more to demand far-right President Jair Bolsonaro step down over his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as well as recent [...]

Railway Workers Strike Amidst Wave Of Transportation Struggles

By Brunna Machado, WSWS. -

A strike by São Paulo railway workers last Thursday, July 15, shut down an important section of public transport in Brazil’s largest city over the demand for higher wages. More than 40 stations [...]

Under Bolsonaro, Attacks On Amazonians Have Skyrocketed

By Leonardo Fuhrmann, Progressive International -

The Bolsonaro government is committed to handing over Amazonian land to Brazilian and foreign capitalists. As their exploitation continues, violent conflict over land and water in the Amazon has [...]

Brazilians Protest Against Bolsonaro’s COVID-19 Mismanagement

By TeleSur English. -

On Saturday, Brazil's leftist political parties and social organizations called on Brazilians to protest against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro for his mismanagement of the COVID-19 [...]

The Healing Web Of Solidarity

By Alice F. Thompson and Kenneth S. Thompson, MD, Working-Class Perspectives. -

As most of us sat at home during the past year, seeking safety from the pandemic and isolated from each other, we had little to protect us from the onslaught of historic national traumas and [...]

Brazilians March To Demand Bolsonaro’s Impeachment

By Tom Phillips, The Guardian. -

Tens of thousands of protesters have poured on to the streets of Brazil’s largest cities to demand the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro over his catastrophic response to a coronavirus [...]

Paulo Freire’s Brazil: ‘Return To Grassroots Popular Education’

By Paolo Vittorio, Il Manifesto. -

In my case, I spent four years in prison, two with political prisoners and two with ordinary prisoners. With the common prisoners, we experimented with popular education through theater, reading [...]

On Contact: Securing Democracy With Glenn Greenwald

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to the US journalist Glenn Greenwald about how his reporting exposed the corruption that is rife among Brazil’s political, judicial, and economic [...]

Financial Press Fears Brazilians Will Elect President Of Their Choice

By Alan Macleod, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

The Brazilian Supreme Court this month dismissed all charges against former President Luis Inacio “Lula” da Silva. A towering figure in national politics, Lula was the country’s president for [...]

Lula After The Annulment Of Convictions

By Brasil de Fato, Orinoco Tribune. -

“The word ‘give up’ does not exist in my dictionary. I learned from my mother: ‘always struggle,’” affirmed former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on Wednesday March 10, in the main [...]

US Department Of Health Pressured Brazil Into Rejecting Sputnik V

By Tim Korso, Sputnik News. -

The developers of the Russian vaccine against the coronavirus have condemned the actions of the American authorities and stressed that nations should be fighting as a united front against the [...]

Lava Jato Dies, Lula Is Reborn

By Brian Mier, Brasilwire. -

On March 8th, Brazilian Supreme Court Minister Edson Fachin dismissed all Lava Jato related charges against former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva. The ruling came as a surprise to some, [...]

NYT Fails To Examine Its Participation In Brazil’s ‘Biggest Judicial Scandal’

By Brian Mier, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

The Brazilian Supreme Court on March 8 dismissed all charges against former President Luis Inacio “Lula” da Silva made during the Lava Jato investigation, a little over a month after the [...]

Lula Speaks Of US Power Behind Bolsonaro In New Documentary

In an interview for a new documentary, former Brazil president Lula explains how the United States government and corporations benefited from anti-corruption operation Lava Jato, while damaging [...]