Actions boycotting the electoral farce spread in Brazil

Activists and members of the public have been carrying out various political actions and activities to boycott the electoral farce of 2020 and defend the need for the Democratic Revolution to establish a truly democratic regime. Graffiti, pamphlets, agitations with banners and posters, and rallies are some of the activities done to unmask the reactionaryContinue reading “Actions boycotting the electoral farce spread in Brazil”

AM: Amapá Substation operated on the edge for two years, risk of blackout was ignored

Agencies of the old state already knew of accident risk at the power station that caught fire in Amapá. Photo: Reproduction According to documents released by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), the National System Operator (ONS) and the National Electrical Energy Agency (Aneel), those responsible for planning, operating commands and overseeing the country’sContinue reading “AM: Amapá Substation operated on the edge for two years, risk of blackout was ignored”

RO: Latifundium contaminates environment and exposes Camp Manoel Ribeiro to poison

Airplanes have sprayed large amounts of poison over the lands of the Nossa Senhora Aparecida farm, near Camp Manoel Ribeiro, causing toxicity to peasants and serious environmental hazards to the region. For days on end the poison has been released over the region which, in addition to watercourses, includes the dam of the Cachoeira ChupinguaiaContinue reading “RO: Latifundium contaminates environment and exposes Camp Manoel Ribeiro to poison”

RO: Organization and collective work boost Camp Manoel Ribeiro and new families arrive daily

The peasants of Camp Manoel Ribeiro, led by the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) of Rondônia and the Western Amazon, have collectively organized the struggle, jobs and life in the land occupation since the beginning of the seizure of the lands of the Nossa Senhora Aparecida latifundium in the municipality from Chupinguaia. Through the People’sContinue reading “RO: Organization and collective work boost Camp Manoel Ribeiro and new families arrive daily”

Rondônia: Camp Manoel Ribeiro Peasants and Surrounding Communities Face Military Police Intimidation

The families of Camp Manoel Ribeiro faced another attempt to intimidate from the police in the service of the latifundium, on September 6, in the interior of Rondônia. These peasants are fighting for the lands of the Nossa Senhora Aparecida latifundium, located in the municipality of Chupinguaia (about 675 km from Porto Velho, main cityContinue reading “Rondônia: Camp Manoel Ribeiro Peasants and Surrounding Communities Face Military Police Intimidation”

Quilombo Quingoma and its fight against real estate speculation amid the Covid-19 pandemic

In the midst of the pandemic, the community resists collusion between state, municipal governments and construction companies. Quilombo Quingoma is a traditional community located in the municipality of Lauro de Freitas, Metropolitan Region of Salvador, Bahia. The community, which now has about 3,500 residents, has origins that date back to 1569, and is estimated to beContinue reading “Quilombo Quingoma and its fight against real estate speculation amid the Covid-19 pandemic”

CSPS-Brazil Gives Presentation on People’s Resistance Against Police in Favelas

The Committee to Support the People’s Struggle in Brazil gave a presentation on June 18 in Rosewood Park in Austin which highlighted resistance to police oppression in the favelas (slums) of Brazil’s major cities and connected it to the recent protests in the US. The event was carried out in the internationalist spirit of supportingContinue reading “CSPS-Brazil Gives Presentation on People’s Resistance Against Police in Favelas”

Global crisis generates 40 million unemployed and further enriches billionaires in the USA

In mid-late May 2020, 600 Yankee billionaires increased their fortunes by $434 billion during the general crisis of imperialism accompanied by the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, almost 40 million workers have lost their jobs and the unemployment rate is expected to exceed 16% of the labor force.  Also at the end of May, the USA had justContinue reading “Global crisis generates 40 million unemployed and further enriches billionaires in the USA”

Misery: Hunger among children increases by 460% in the USA

Since the beginning of the economic and health crisis, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, hunger in the USA has grown to levels not seen since the great crisis of imperialism in 1929 (“Great depression”). A survey by the US Department of Agriculture revealed that hunger hit mainly families with children up to 12 years old, whoContinue reading “Misery: Hunger among children increases by 460% in the USA”

Favela Rebels After Police Murder 15 Year Old Boy

Protests erupted in Vila Clara, a favela south of São Paulo, after 15 year old Guilherme Silva Guedes was kidnapped and killed by two off duty police officers Sunday night. Guedes was tortured before being shot twice in the head and hand after being chased, detained, and forced into a car by two plainclothes officers. The identityContinue reading “Favela Rebels After Police Murder 15 Year Old Boy”