“The Amazon is a territory of life, food, water, and cultures, not destruction, death, and exploitation”
Brazilian Politics Society and Economy
Latin America’s largest demonstration organized by female rural workers, Daisies’ March energizes people’s struggle
Maria Anecy Martins arrived in Brasília this week with glowing eyes to join the 2019 Daisies’ March. The 45-year-old small farmer is one of the 100,000 peasant women who joined the 2-day event that ended with a massive rally that took over the streets of Brazil’s capital.
Plea-bargaining executive told court that Car Wash prosecutors wanted him to “produce an account” about Atibaia case
A plea-bargaining executive who testified against former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in 2018 told a São Paulo court earlier this month that he was “virtually coerced” by Car Wash prosecutors to “produce an account” to incriminate the Workers’ Party leader.
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Federal representatives deliberate on controversial bill amid protests and political instability
Friday (June 14) was marked by stoppages and street acts; CUT estimates 45 million workers involved
Strikers made stoppages in public transportation, blocked roads and organized street demonstrations in 380 cities
The streets answered with a resounding “no” to Jair Bolsonaro’s proposition of pension reform, to his intentions of restraining rights, and to the continuity of attacks against the people that have been happening since Michel Temer’s coup d’etat in 2016.
Brazilian speaker of lower house, head of Senate, Supreme Court justice, and governor met with investors in US bank
Workers, students, and professors are mobilizing with other sectors against dismantling of public education
School and university students, workers, teachers, and professors in Brazil will hold a national strike on Wednesday, May 15, in defense of education in the country.
Coordinator of Campaign for the Right to Education says budget cut is “absurd” and “ideologically-motivated”
Even before he became president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro was outspokenly against human science subjects that promote critical thinking in schools and universities.