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.”
Samuel KarlinSeptember 1, 2021
This Is Not What Socialist Internationalism Looks Like: DSA and Dilma Rousseff
One of the keynote speakers for the DSA convention was former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. This is not what internationalism looks like.
Tatiana CozzarelliAugust 9, 2021
Coldest Weather in Decades Hits Brazil — Climate Change Is to Blame
This month, on the heels of the country’s worst drought in a century, Brazil has experienced historic cold weather. The effects on agriculture could have negative consequences across the world.
Otto ForsJuly 30, 2021
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.
Esquerda DiárioMay 30, 2021
From Bolsonaro’s Crisis and Judicial Bonapartism to Lula’s Return
The rehabilitation of political rights for Lula, the former Brazilian president from the Workers Party, is a sign of the lengths to which the bourgeoisie will go to protect its interests in the wake of Bolsonaro’s gross mismanagement of the country’s health and economic crises.
Elizabeth YangMarch 24, 2021
Lula and the Coup Regime
Lula’s convictions have been annulled, paving the way for him to run in Brazil’s 2022 presidential elections. But the regime’s goal is to save the legacy of the institutional coup, using Lula as an escape valve for social discontent. For Lula’s Workers’ Party, the task is not to fight the coup regime but to take its place within it.
André BarbieriMarch 11, 2021
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.
Esquerda DiárioNovember 21, 2020
Revolutionary Socialist Candidates in Brazil Challenge Bolsonaro and the Coup Regime
Candidates of Left Voice’s sister organization in Brazil are running for office in several parts of the country, raising the perspective of independent working-class candidates in the elections and in the streets as an alternative to most of the Left, which seeks to continue the path of conciliation with the bourgeois regime.
Left VoiceNovember 5, 2020
One Child Shot per Hour in Brazil: “Children’s Rights” under Bolsonaro
Since the beginning of the year, 20 children have been shot in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro — and one every hour in the entire country, according to the website Fogo Cruzado. Meanwhile, as many as 26 million are in extreme poverty throughout Brazil.
Salvador SolerOctober 16, 2020
The West Coast Is Not Alone: Mass Fires Rage in Brazil
As a result of the policies of the Bolsonaro government and the influence of agribusiness in Brazil, mass fires are raging in the Brazilian Pantanal.
Tatiana CozzarelliSeptember 17, 2020