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21 March 2018
There can be no doubt that this murder is related to her struggle against the corruption, violence and racism of the Rio military police and their links to death squads
14 February 2018
Unity in struggle against Temer's attacks - build a new socialist alternative: The objective of this second conviction of Lula - frontrunner in all opinion polls - is to eliminate him from the 2018 presidential elections
17 May 2017
On 28 April, the Brazilian working class gave a clear sign of its strength and ability to mobilise
7 September 2016
Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff was removed from office on 31 August, having been found guilty of manipulating government accounts. The impeachment amounts to a constitutional coup by the capitalist class gathered around Michel Temer - whose party PMDB, like Rousseff's PT, is also mired in corruption.
22 June 2016
Brazilian politicians are considering a constitutional amendment to lock in austerity for two decades
25 May 2016
The impeachment process and historic crisis of the Workers' Party: Brazil is experiencing its deepest economic and social crisis. Alongside this, a massive political crisis has arisen.
13 April 2016
On 4 April, a group of civil servants in Praia Grande, Brazil, who are in struggle for a wage increase of 12.5%, occupied their trade union (linked to Força Sindical) offices in protest at the treacherous actions of the union leadership which threatened to sell out their dispute.
22 June 2015
A court hearing on the sackings at Sabesp, the company responsible for water supply and sanitation in most of the state of São Paulo, will take place on 6 July
17 March 2015
Faced with lack of water for people, Sabesp cuts costs, sacks more than 500 workers and victimises trade union activists
18 June 2014
In the context of a wave of struggle and protests in the run-up to the World Cup, the São Paulo Metro workers began a powerful strike on 5 June (temporarily suspended at the time of writing)
10 June 2014
A Metro strike in Sao Paolo state in Brazil is underway; 60 striking workers have been sacked and are appealing for international solidarity
27 November 2013
Manchester: "The people want FIFA-standard housing, FIFA-standard hospitals, FIFA-standard schools!"
19 November 2013
"The people want FIFA-standard housing, FIFA-standard hospitals, FIFA-standard schools"! Brazilian trade unionist and socialist councillor Paulo Eduardo Gomes addressed a packed meeting in Manchester
30 October 2013
Contradictions between prosperous Brazil and precarious conditions bring potential for struggle: After the massive mobilisations that took place all over Brazil in June, the struggles did not cease
26 June 2013
An estimated two million people in 100 cities took to the streets of Brazil in a gigantic protest movement on 20 June
18 July 2012
Brazil, as part of the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), has in recent years been seen as a 'hope' for the global economy, writes Marcus Kollbrunner, Liberdade Socialismo e Revolução (CWI, Brazil).
14 March 2012
On March 12th, Joaquim Aristeu Benedito da Silva, a leading trade unionist working for AmBev in Jacareí (São Paulo state) was sacked...
7 December 2011
The last day of the PSoL left party's congress in São Paulo was dedicated to the memory of the great Brazilian footballer Socrates, who died from liver disease on the same day...
24 March 2011
The arrival of Barack Obama in Brazil was marked by the political arrest of 13 Brazilians who were protesting against his presence in the country...
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