Author: Victor Mariutti

What is Behind the Brazilian Crisis?

A federal court in Brazil sentenced former President Lula to 12 years in federal prison on January 24, on the grounds of soliciting bribes and attempting to rig this year’s presidential elections. How did this happen to one of the country’s most popular politicians?

Towards a General Strike? Massive Brazilian Work Stoppages on March 15

On the afternoon on March 15th, all major Brazilian cities were shaken by major protests against proposed cuts to retirement benefits and a loosening of labor regulations. The day began with workers from various sectors, namely transit workers and teachers, uniting in a massive work stoppage around the country.

São Paulo Metro on Strike

Transit workers in São Paulo, Brazil join nationwide work stoppage on March 15th against austerity measures.

What is Behind the Brazilian Crisis?

A federal court in Brazil sentenced former President Lula to 12 years in federal prison on January 24, on the grounds of soliciting bribes and attempting to rig this year’s presidential elections. How did this happen to one of the country’s most popular politicians?

Towards a General Strike? Massive Brazilian Work Stoppages on March 15

On the afternoon on March 15th, all major Brazilian cities were shaken by major protests against proposed cuts to retirement benefits and a loosening of labor regulations. The day began with workers from various sectors, namely transit workers and teachers, uniting in a massive work stoppage around the country.

São Paulo Metro on Strike

Transit workers in São Paulo, Brazil join nationwide work stoppage on March 15th against austerity measures.