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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
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.
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.
22 March 2007
IN BRAZIL, the biggest protest was on 8 March in S‹o Paulo, where President Lula received Bush...
1 March 2007
CWI world congress report (4): THE RECENT world congress of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI - the socialist international organisation to which the Socialist Party is affiliated) debated the explosive developments in Latin America where th...
2 November 2006
BRAZIL'S INCUMBENT president, Luis Ignacio Lula da Silva, cruised to victory in last Sunday's run-off ballot...
12 October 2006
THE FIRST round of the Brazilian elections was an upset for the current president and candidate for re-election - Luis Inácio Lula da Silva - of the Workers' Party (PT), writes André Ferrari, Socialismo Revolucionário (CWI, Brazil).
28 September 2006
Socialism 2006: SOME OF the most important discussions at November's Socialism 2006 will be about the mass movements that have swept Latin America - an entire continent in revolt - and to discuss the way ahead, writes Mike Garrett.
25 May 2006
Eyewitness report from a city in shock: A WEEK-LONG wave of violence between police and a notorious criminal gang in São Paulo, Brazil, has left over 170 people dead. As TONY SAUNOIS reports from a shocked city this 'war' is rooted in the country's corrupt and brutal...
8 December 2005
André Ferrari of Socialismo Revolucionario (CWI, Brazil) and a leading activist on the Executive Committee of P-SOL - the country's new left-wing party - recently spoke to Sociali...
28 July 2005
PRESIDENT LULA'S government is undergoing its deepest political crisis since coming to power in January 2003...
12 March 2005
SIX PEOPLE were killed during a bloody week in the countryside in Brazil. It started with the killing of the American missionary Dorothy Stang on 12...
12 February 2005
THE ANTI-GLOBALISATION World Social Forum (WSF) met last week in Porto Alegre, Brazil...
5 February 2005
"LULA TRAITOR", "Lula your place is in Davos"*. These were just some of the chants on the 3,000 strong protest which greeted Brazilian...
22 January 2005
OVER 100,000 workers, youth and others exploited by capitalism are expected to attend the 2005 World Social Forum (WSF) in Porte Allegre, Brazil between 26-31 January...
12 June 2004
AMIDST ENTHUSIASTIC scenes, upwards of 1,000 workers, young people and representatives from the landless movement, formed a new party - "Party of Socialism and Liberty" (SOL) - in Brasília on 5-6 June...
7 February 2004
ONLY ONE year after the Presidential election victory of "Lula" (Luiz Inacio da Silva) of the Workers' Party (PT) a new movement has been launched by former PT activists, trade unionists and socialists...
23 August 2003
AS A union demonstration of 80,000 government workers marched to the Congress building in Brasilia on 6 August, "Lula has betrayed us" blared out of the truck mounted PA system, writes Dave Carr.
19 July 2003
TRADE UNIONISTS in France and Austria have fought major battles this year to stop their right-wing governments attacking workers' pension rights...
31 January 2003
AS REPRESENTATIVES of global capitalism assembled for their annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, last week an alternative 100,000-strong World Social Forum (WSF) gathered in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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