Tag: PMDB

Lula in Jail: What You Need to Know

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former Brazilian President, turned himself in on Saturday to begin a 12-year jail sentence in response to a corruption conviction from July 2017.

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?

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.

Understanding Today’s Impeachment Vote

Today the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies will vote on the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. Learn more about this process on Left Voice.

Who’s Who in the Brazilian Crisis

Every day, there is a new development in the Brazilian political crisis, with new evidence and new moves from right wing parties, the judicial branch, the media and the Workers’ Party. Will President Dilma be impeached? By who? The daily news can be confusing, given the number of names of people and parties involved. The following is a “who’s who” in the Brazilian crisis, meant to present the main forces and interests at play.

The Case for a Constitutional Assembly

An interview with Diana Assunção, a militant of the Revolutionary Workers Movement (MRT) in Brazil, on the current political crisis and what it means for the left.

Lula in Jail: What You Need to Know

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former Brazilian President, turned himself in on Saturday to begin a 12-year jail sentence in response to a corruption conviction from July 2017.

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?

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.

Understanding Today’s Impeachment Vote

Today the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies will vote on the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. Learn more about this process on Left Voice.

Who’s Who in the Brazilian Crisis

Every day, there is a new development in the Brazilian political crisis, with new evidence and new moves from right wing parties, the judicial branch, the media and the Workers’ Party. Will President Dilma be impeached? By who? The daily news can be confusing, given the number of names of people and parties involved. The following is a “who’s who” in the Brazilian crisis, meant to present the main forces and interests at play.

The Case for a Constitutional Assembly

An interview with Diana Assunção, a militant of the Revolutionary Workers Movement (MRT) in Brazil, on the current political crisis and what it means for the left.