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
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
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
Out with Bolsonaro, the Military, and the Coup Plotters!
President Bolsonaro of Brazil, one of Trump’s strongest allies in Latin America, is on the chopping block. He bungled the response to the coronavirus crisis so thoroughly that even much of his base has turned against him. Now, a wide spectrum of Brazilian society, from the capitalists to mass media to the far left, want him to step down. But, Vice President Hamilton Mourão is no better.
Movimento Revolucionário de TrabalhadoresApril 6, 2020
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
BRAZIL: “The 12 Stab-Wounds That Killed Moa Do Katendê Came From the Mouth of Bolsonaro”
Sunday, October 7, will be remembered not only for the victory of the extreme right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil, but also for the cowardly and brutal murder of Romualdo Rosário da Costa, Master Moa Katendê, in the city of Salvador de Bahia, when he was stabbed 12 times by a follower of the PSL (Social Liberal Party) candidate.
Left VoiceOctober 16, 2018
Quilombo Vermelho: Black Revolutionary Marxist Group in Brazil
Over 400 Brazilians came together to create "Quilombo Vermelho"-- a Black Revolutionary Marxist group.
Esquerda DiárioDecember 27, 2017