Brazil Impeachment

The PT, Neoliberalism, and the Brazilian Regime

The Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT – Workers’ Party) has played an important role during decisive moments of Brazilian history. This article offers a critical overview of the party’s responsibility for maintaining the Brazilian capitalist regime.

Brazil After the Coup: Austerity, Attacks and Scandals

After the right-wing coup, the government has intensified attacks against the working class. Scandals and plummeting popularity has not stopped these attacks from coming. What can be done to resist and defeat the Temer government? The following interview with Leandro Lanfredi, Editor of Esquerda Diario, the largest left publication in Brazil, will begin to answer these questions.

Brazil’s PSTU Faces Large Split

On July 6, 739 members of the PSTU (Partido Socialista dos Trabalhadores Unificados, United Socialist Workers’ Party), one of the largest left parties in Brazil, announced they were leaving the PSTU.

Organizing Against Rape Culture: Lessons from Brazil

Amidst attacks from right-wing governments in Brazil, tens of thousands of women took to the streets to protest rape culture. How are these protests related to the current political climate, and how can this movement inform the struggles of women in the United States and elsewhere?

A Right Wing Coup, the Failure of the PT and the Coming Storm

The Senate voted in favor of impeaching President Dilma, forcing her to step down for 180 days for further investigation. Today (May 12), Vice President Temer took up the Presidency, consolidating a right wing coup against the President. How did we get here? Did the PT dig their own grave? And most importantly, how can the left fight against the right wing and the austerity measures that are sure to come?

Argentina: May Day Rally Against the Coup in Brazil

For this year’s International Workers’ Day, the Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS) of the Left and Workers’ Front (FIT) is calling for a demonstration at the Brazilian Embassy in Buenos Aires to denounce the institutional coup in Brazil and support the youth and workers who are resisting austerity policies.

A Decisive Step in the Reactionary Right Wing Coup

The Brazilian Congress approved a legislative coup against President Dilma Rousseff, with speeches that proved just how right wing the impeachment process is.