Brazil: Lula’s Imprisonment Was Never About Corruption. Now There is a Smoking Gun.
Chats published by The Intercept show that the judge who imprisoned Presidential candidate Inacio Lula da Silva systematically worked with the prosecution to strengthen their case.
Juan Andrés GallardoJune 12, 2019
Over a Million Brazilians Strike, Protest Against Bolsonaro’s Cuts to Education
Over a million people took the streets against Bolsonaro and his proposed cuts to education.
Esquerda DiárioMay 16, 2019
Workers at the American Museum of Natural History Protest Gala for Bolsonaro
The AMNH will host a gala organized by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce that invited the right wing president of Brazil, Jail Bolsonaro. Workers are demanding that the event be cancelled.
Museum WorkerApril 12, 2019
Brazilian Socialists Repudiate Bolsonaro’s Celebration of ‘64 Coup
On Sunday, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the celebration of Brazil’s 1964 coup, which established a military dictatorship. Below, we reprint a repudiation of this from Left Voice’s sister website in Brazil, Esquerda Diário.
Movimento Revolucionário de TrabalhadoresApril 2, 2019
Bolsonaro Orders Celebration of 1964 Military Coup
The Brazilian President called the military to commemorate the anniversary of Brazil's 1964 coup.
Tatiana CozzarelliMarch 30, 2019
Trump, Bolsonaro and Latin American Right Support Attempted Coup in Venezuela
In a clear demonstration of imperialist interventionism, President Trump recognized right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaidó as “interim president” of Venezuela.
Jimena VergaraJanuary 24, 2019
On Yellow Vests, Unions, and Intellectuals
The gilets jaunes (Yellow Vests) are breathing new life into an international scene brimming with “organic crises” but lacking hegemony. Similarities and differences are noted between Macri and Macron according to Argentine literary and cultural critic Beatriz Sarlo, and a comparison is made between Brazil in 2013 and France today with regard to the institutionalist “essentialism” of Brazilian philosophy professor Marilena Chaui.
Matías MaielloDecember 17, 2018
Violence, Crisis and Resistance in Bolsonaro’s Brazil
How did Bolsonaro win Brazil's election? What will happen now?
Tatiana CozzarelliNovember 4, 2018