15 March | City council representative for the Party of Socialism and Liberty, Marielle Franco was assassinated in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday night.
23 February | The Brazilian President ordered a military takeover of security in Rio de Janiero.
6 February | A federal court in Brazil sentenced former President Lula to 12 years in federal prison on January 24, on the grounds of soliciting bribes and attempting to rig this year’s presidential elections. (...)
18 January | Subway workers in the Brazilian megacity stoppage. The strike is against fare increases, layoffs and the privatization of the subway.
27 December 2017 | Over 400 Brazilians came together to create "Quilombo Vermelho"— a Black Revolutionary Marxist group.
22 September 2017 | This week, a Brazilian federal court issued an injunction allowing psychologists to provide gay and lesbian conversion therapy.
1 July 2017 | In various cities around the country, the police repressed pickets and protests organized on the day of the "general strike".
30 June 2017 | Union bureaucrats tried to stop workers from mobilizing for today’s general strike. Despite their active or passive resistance, the Brazilian working class organized pickets and work stoppages (...)
29 June 2017 | Brazil will have its second general strike of the year on Friday, as the Temer government's future remains uncertain. What is the context for this historic (...)
25 May 2017 | Yesterday 150,000 people took to the streets of Brasilia to protest the corrupt President and austerity measures. At least 49 people were injured in the huge police and military (...)
24 May 2017 | BRAZIL: The police brutally represses 150,000 protesters in Brasilia.
19 May 2017 | Brazilian President Temer is directly implicated in a corruption scandal and thousands take to the streets across the country. They demand that the President be ousted from office and his (...)
10 May 2017 | 100,000 took the streets in Sao Paulo and dozens of thousands in Rio at the annual "Marcha da Maconha" (Weed March).
29 April 2017 | Yesterday there was a massive general strike in Brazil. Why did the workers refuse to go to work and take the streets in mass protests?
28 April 2017 | In Sao Paulo, Brazil’s biggest city, airline, subway and heavy industry workers engage in the general strike, bringing the city to a standstill.
28 April 2017 | Make the capitalists pay for the crisis! The largest Brazilian general strike in decades is going on now!
28 April 2017 | There are pickets and roadblocks in cities around the country. In places like Sao Paulo and Rio, there has been repression. The Brazilian working class is fighting back against austerity and (...)
10 April 2017 | The Brazilian government recently voted to expand subcontracting, a policy that will disproportionately affect Black women.
17 March 2017 | On the afternoon on March 15th, all major Brazilian cities were shaken by major protests against proposed cuts to retirement benefits and a loosening of labor regulations. The day began with (...)
15 March 2017 | Transit workers in São Paulo, Brazil join nationwide work stoppage on March 15th against austerity measures.
27 January 2017 | After the right-wing coup, the government has intensified attacks against the working class. Scandals and plummeting popularity has not stopped these attacks from coming. What can be done to (...)
8 December 2016 | CUNY Urban Education skyped with two Brazilian students: a college student who is currently occupying his university and a high school student who was part of the first wave of occupations a year (...)
6 November 2016 | What happened in Philadelphia and what’s happening in Brazil is an attack on the working class and marginalized communities.
3 November 2016 | More than 1,000 high schools and universities are currently being occupied by Brazilian students. Why are they occupying and what can this tell us about the current political situation in (...)