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BRAZIL

Repression and Resistance in Brasilia: Yesterday’s Massive Protest in 20 Images

May 25, 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 (...)

BRAZIL

Brazilian Military Police Turns Protest Into a Warzone

May 24, 2017 | BRAZIL: The police brutally represses 150,000 protesters in Brasilia.

BRAZIL

Thousands of Protesters Support Ousting Brazilian President

May 19, 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 (...)

BRAZIL

BRAZIL: Thousands March For Legalization of Marijuana and Against Racist Drug Laws

May 10, 2017 | 100,000 took the streets in Sao Paulo and dozens of thousands in Rio at the annual "Marcha da Maconha" (Weed March).

Victor Mariutti

BRAZIL

Why did Brazilian Workers Go on Strike?

April 29, 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?

Victor Mariutti

BRAZIL

Subways and Factories Closed in Brazilian General Strike

April 28, 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.

BRAZIL

The Largest Brazilian General Strike in Decades

April 28, 2017 | Make the capitalists pay for the crisis! The largest Brazilian general strike in decades is going on now!

BRAZIL

Brazilian General Strike Begins With Roadblocks and Police Repression

April 28, 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 (...)

BRAZIL

New Subcontracting Law Threatens Black Women

April 10, 2017 | The Brazilian government recently voted to expand subcontracting, a policy that will disproportionately affect Black women.

Victor Mariutti

BRAZIL

Towards a General Strike? Massive Brazilian Work Stoppages on March 15

March 17, 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 (...)

Victor Mariutti

BRAZIL

São Paulo Metro on Strike

March 15, 2017 | Transit workers in São Paulo, Brazil join nationwide work stoppage on March 15th against austerity measures.

Victor Mariutti

BRAZIL

Brazil After the Coup: Austerity, Attacks and Scandals

January 27, 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 (...)

Leandro Lanfredi

BRAZIL-US

CUNY Skypes with Brazilian Student Occupiers

December 08, 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 (...)

Khanh Le

CUTS TO EDUCATION

CUNY Students Support Brazilian Student Occupations

November 06, 2016 | What happened in Philadelphia and what’s happening in Brazil is an attack on the working class and marginalized communities.

Khanh Le

BRAZIL

Books and Barricades: The Revolt in Brazilian Schools

November 03, 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 (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

BRAZIL

A Coup and the Aftermath

September 12, 2016 | On August 31, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff of the Partido dos Trabalhadores (Workers Party) was impeached by the Senate- 61 votes in favor and 20 against. With that vote the Congress swept (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

BRAZIL

Behind the Olympics: Crisis, Corruption and a Coup

August 10, 2016 | Left Voice speaks with Carol Cacau, currently running for Rio de Janeiro City Council as a representative of the socialist Revolutionary Workers’ Movement (MRT). She describes the current (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

BRAZIL

Militants Leave PSTU, Launch MAIS

August 08, 2016 | On July 23, a new left-wing organization was launched at a rally in São Paulo by former militants of the PSTU.

Esquerda Diario

BRAZIL

Brazil’s PSTU Faces Large Split

July 26, 2016 | On July 6, 739 members of the PSTU (Partido Socialista dos Trabalhadores Unificados, United Socialist Workers' Party), one of the largest left parties in Brazil, announced they were leaving the (...)

Leandro Lanfredi
Edison Urbano

BRAZIL

Organizing Against Rape Culture: Lessons from Brazil

July 05, 2016 | Amidst attacks from right-wing governments in Brazil, tens of thousands of women took to the streets to protest rape culture. How are these protests related to the current political climate, and (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

EDITORIAL

A New Generation Rises Up

May 10, 2016 | From the youth movement in France, to youth protests in Baltimore to the Sanders phenomena, it is undeniable that there is a new generation rising up. In the first edition of Left Voice Magazine (...)

BRAZIL

A Decisive Step in the Reactionary Right Wing Coup

April 19, 2016 | The Brazilian Congress approved a legislative coup against President Dilma Rousseff, with speeches that proved just how right wing the impeachment process (...)

Movimento Revolucionário de Trabalhadores

BRAZIL

Understanding Today’s Impeachment Vote

April 17, 2016 | Today the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies will vote on the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. Learn more about this process on Left Voice.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

BRAZIL

New Revolutionary and Anticapitalist Youth Movement Formed

April 16, 2016 | We have had enough of Capitalism! New anti-capitalist and revolutionary youth movement created in Brazil.

Esquerda Diario

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