MST and Working Class Unity

Oil workers go on indefinite strike against mass layoffs and dismantling of Petrobras

State-run company is selling 8 refineries, thousands of miles of pipelines, and fuel distributors

Workers at the Brazilian oil company Petrobras will go on an indefinite nationwide strike starting Saturday (February 1) at midnight, the Unified Federation of Oil Workers (FUP) and its 13 unions informed the state-run oil giant’s management.

MST celebrates 35 years of struggle and resistance

Bringing together some 400 Movement members, the political event in honor of the MST's 35 years of existence was attended by parliamentarians, representatives of popular movements, university professors and friends of the organization.

During the event, the MST launched the "Letter to the Brazilian People", addressing the Movement's position in the current Brazilian and international political situation.

“Marielle Franco Presente”: Global Protest Movements Denounce the Assassination of Brazilian Activist

People across the world have responded with outrage, sadness, and grief to the assassination of Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Pedro Gomes on Wednesday night in Rio de Janeiro. Marielle Franco was a councilwoman from the Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL) in the city of Rio de Janeiro, and an activist who opposed the militarization of poor neighborhoods.

Photo Credit: Midia Ninja

Former President Lula and the MST inaugurate a soccer field in Brazil

Former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, participated this Saturday in the inauguration of the football field “Dr. Sócrates Brasileiro” of the National School Florestan Fernandes of the Landless Rural Worker’s Movement (MST) in Guararema, Sao Paulo.

The field is an homage to Socrates, a football player known for opposing the civic-military dictatorship in the country.

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