Lula Visits Biden to Repair Relations with U.S. Imperialism
Brazilian President Lula's U.S. visit shows that he's focused on maintaining the interests of Brazilian capital while aligning with U.S. imperialism and being careful not to alienate Beijing.
Caio ReisFebruary 16, 2023
Socialists in Brazil Call for a National Strike against the Attacks of the Far Right and Anti-Worker Policies
On January 8, thousands of supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro stormed the three branches of Brazil’s government to demand the military institute a coup against president Lula da Silva. While the government makes deals with the Right and uses these events to consolidate support, workers and the oppressed must use their own methods to confront the Right.
Movimento Revolucionário de Trabalhadores (MRT)January 11, 2023
Bolsonarism Will Not Be Defeated in Brazil without Organizing Independently of the Lula Government
Lula won by a narrow margin in yesterday’s elections in Brazil, but his government is unwilling to truly challenge the Right’s advance. A Brazilian socialist describes the fight ahead for the country's workers and Left.
André BarbieriOctober 31, 2022
Fascism or Bonapartism? Lessons from Trotsky for Understanding Brazil Under Bolsonaro
Is genuine fascism rising in Brazil? How should the working class respond if so? Marxism helps us to characterize the Bolsonaro government and spells out the method for confronting the extreme Right.
André BarbieriOctober 29, 2022
Lula Finishes Ahead of Bolsonaro, but the Elections Will Be Decided in the Second Round
Lula and the PT came out on top in the first round of Brazil’s elections, but it’s far from clear that their conciliatory program can stop the Right.
André BarbieriOctober 2, 2022
Confronting Bolsonaro and the Far Right Requires Working Class Independence
Socialist candidates Marcello Pablito and Maíra Machado discuss the political situation in Brazil ahead of this Sunday's elections and the challenges for the working class and the oppressed.
Paul GinestáOctober 1, 2022
Against Bolsonaro’s Coup and Reforms — For Demonstrations and Strikes without Bankers and Businessmen
Left Voice’s co-thinkers in Brazil answer a cynical class-collaborationist effort to channel Brazil’s working-class discontent into the election campaign of Lula’s Broad Front ticket. The latter represents the interests of the bourgeoisie and bosses who are tired of Bolsonaro and his threats of a coup should he lose his reelection bid.
Movimento Revolucionário de Trabalhadores (MRT)August 5, 2022
Brazil’s Strategic Scenario in 2022: An Analysis
A document prepared by Left Voice’s sister organization in Brazil analyzes the country’s situation in the run-up to elections in October.
Movimento Revolucionário de Trabalhadores (MRT)June 15, 2022
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.
Esquerda DiárioSeptember 26, 2021
Thousands of Indigenous Activists are Resisting Land Grabs and Ecocide in Brazil
Brazil’s Indigenous peoples are resisting capitalist attacks on their land enabled by the Bolsonaro government. As Brazil’s Supreme Court stands poised to advance these attacks, the international working class must show solidarity with the “Struggle for Life.”
Sam CarlinerSeptember 1, 2021