Brazil: GM Workers Reject Contract, Continue Strike In Defiance Of Union

By Eduardo Parati, WSWS. -

The readiness of workers to continue their struggle for jobs and decent wages is an expression of the growing resistance of the working class in Brazil and worldwide to the assault on their [...]

Indigenous People Of Brazil Fight For Their Future

By Nick Estes, Green Left. -

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before he came to power in 2019, it wasn’t clear what he wanted to build, but he knew [...]

Indigenous People Of Brazil Fight For Their Future

By Nick Estes, Pressenza. -

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before he came to power in 2019, it wasn’t clear what he wanted to build, but he knew [...]

Paulo Freire At 100

By Peter Mclaren, Tribune Magazine. -

Today marks the centennial anniversary of the birth of Brazilian philosopher Paulo Freire. Most widely known for his magisterial Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Freire’s work continues to be a [...]

‘Coup Pusher’ Bolsonaro Increasingly Isolated In Brazil

By Telesur English. -

The far-right leader did not achieve the tide in his favor that he himself expected to gather to commemorate Independence Day. However, the center of Brasilia, and especially Sao Paulo (125,000 [...]

September 7th: The Greatest Crime

By Marcelo Zero, Brasil Wire. -

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro  just appropriated Brazil’s September 7, Independence Day holiday for his own political purposes. If he had appropriated Rio’s Cristo Redentor statue or [...]

How Amilcar Cabral Shaped Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy

By Curry Mallott, Black Agenda Report. -

Amílcar L Cabral was born 12 September 1924 in Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau, one of Portugal’s African colonies. He was murdered on 20 January 1973 by fascist Portuguese assassins just months before the [...]

Indigenous Peoples Set Up Protest Camp In Brasilia

By Telesur English. -

From August 22 to 28, the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) and its regional organizations will carry out a national mobilization to defend their ancestral territories. On [...]

Show Children The Green Fields And Let The Sunshine Into Their Minds

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Exactly two years ago, I walked with my colleagues from Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research through the Camp Marielle Vive (‘Marielle Lives’) outside of Valinhos in the state of São [...]

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 [...]