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Apparel Suppliers in India Pay Less than Minimum Wage While Reaping Billions in Profits

More than 400,000 workers in Karnataka, India, one of the world’s largest clothing production centers, are paid less than US$5.00 a month by suppliers to major clothing sellers, including Nike, Zara, and C&A.

Over 1,000 Fires in Minas Gerais, Brazil Over Four Days — Is Agribusiness Responsible?

Over 1,000 fires have broken out in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais over four days. Agribusiness in the area may be the culprit.

People wearing MRT and Pan y Rosas shirts holding signs.

Thousands in Brazil Take the Streets Against Bolsonaro

A day of marches against Bolsonaro, led primarily by youth, was held in various cities throughout Brazil on Saturday.

Europe Cries Crocodile Tears as Refugee Deaths Skyrocket in the Mediterranean

More than 100 refugees died in the Central Mediterranean Sea in three shipwrecks over less than three days in mid-November. Six rescue ships were blocked in port by Italian and European authorities.

A banner hanging outside the store where the murder took place reads "Justice! Beto Lives!"

Black Man Murdered by Cops at Grocery Store in Brazil

On Thursday, a security guard and a member of Brazil’s military police brutally murdered a 40-year-old Black man. It has sparked demonstrations across the country.

More Healthcare Workers Have Died of Covid-19 in Brazil than Anywhere Else in the World

Hundreds of nurses have died in Brazil as a result of the coronavirus.

Call for International Unity with Latin American Delivery Workers’ Walk-Out

Workers from delivery companies in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala and Ecuador, are organizing for an international strike on July 1.

Brazilian Workers Strike Against Bolsonaro’s Pension Cuts

Work stoppages took place in 111 cities and towns, mainly in public transit. Demonstrations were held in 181 cities.

Over a Million Brazilians Strike, Protest Against Bolsonaro’s Cuts to Education

Over a million people took the streets against Bolsonaro and his proposed cuts to education.

One Year Later: Who Ordered Marielle Franco’s Assassination?

It has been one year and still, there is no clear answer to who ordered Marielle Franco killed?

Neo-Fascist Bolsonaro Followers Attack People Throughout Brazil

Bolsonaro’s ultra-right rhetoric has led to political assassinations and violence perpetrated by his followers.

Quilombo Vermelho: Black Revolutionary Marxist Group in Brazil

Over 400 Brazilians came together to create "Quilombo Vermelho"-- a Black Revolutionary Marxist group.

Militants Leave PSTU, Launch MAIS

On July 23, a new left-wing organization was launched at a rally in São Paulo by former militants of the PSTU.

New Revolutionary and Anticapitalist Youth Movement Formed

We have had enough of Capitalism! New anti-capitalist and revolutionary youth movement created in Brazil.

The Case for a Constitutional Assembly

An interview with Diana Assunção, a militant of the Revolutionary Workers Movement (MRT) in Brazil, on the current political crisis and what it means for the left.

2022 World Cup Qatar: workplace deaths, profits for FIFA

Billion-dollar stadiums and miserable wages for workers. According to a report by the ITUC, thousands will die so that a few can enjoy the World Cup in the stadiums in Qatar.

Brazilian Postal Workers on Strike

Brazilian postal service workers (also known as ‘Ecetistas’) approved an indefinite strike in at least 20 state and local unions, stopping postal service in major cities and states such as São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais. We at Esquerda Diario must support this strike. Follow more stories at Esquerda Diário and actively support this cause.

Ford Workers from Brazil on Strike Against Mass Layoffs

Ford Workers in Brazil go on strike against mass layoffs amidst Brazil's economic crisis. The government-led union accepts that workers pay for the crisis, negotiating only how much the workers will be forced to pay.

Brazil: MRT Congress approves proposal of entrance into PSOL

Press Release by the MRT, Originally published in Portuguese on Esquerda Diario In light of the crisis of the PT (Worker’s Party, which currently holds the Presidency) and in order for the current economic and political crisis not to be capitalized on by the right-wing, it is necessary to fight for a class-based, revolutionary way […]