Marcelo is a worker at the University of São Paulo, a leading member of the trade union of the university's non-academic members, and a leading member of the Revolutionary Workers Movement.
Marcello Pablito: “On May 1, We Remember Our History of Struggle”
In a speech given at the international rally of the Trotskyist Fraction this May Day, Marcello Pablito, a leader of the Revolutionary Workers Movement (MRT) and the afro-socialist group quilombo vermelho, denounces the right wing government of Jair Bolsonaro for racist and antiworker attacks during the pandemic. He speaks about how Black people in Brazil are most at risk of both infection and state violence during the pandemic and how a united working class is the only solution the present crisis.
BRAZIL: “The 12 Stab-Wounds That Killed Moa Do Katendê Came From the Mouth of Bolsonaro”
Sunday, October 7, will be remembered not only for the victory of the extreme right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil, but also for the cowardly and brutal murder of Romualdo Rosário da Costa, Master Moa Katendê, in the city of Salvador de Bahia, when he was stabbed 12 times by a follower of the PSL (Social Liberal Party) candidate.