22 September | This week, a Brazilian federal court issued an injunction allowing psychologists to provide gay and lesbian conversion therapy.
1 July | In various cities around the country, the police repressed pickets and protests organized on the day of the "general strike".
30 June | 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 | 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 | 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 | BRAZIL: The police brutally represses 150,000 protesters in Brasilia.
19 May | 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 | 100,000 took the streets in Sao Paulo and dozens of thousands in Rio at the annual "Marcha da Maconha" (Weed March).
29 April | 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 | 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 | Make the capitalists pay for the crisis! The largest Brazilian general strike in decades is going on now!
28 April | 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 | The Brazilian government recently voted to expand subcontracting, a policy that will disproportionately affect Black women.
17 March | 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 | Transit workers in São Paulo, Brazil join nationwide work stoppage on March 15th against austerity measures.
27 January | 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 (...)
12 September 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 (...)
10 August 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 (...)
8 August 2016 | On July 23, a new left-wing organization was launched at a rally in São Paulo by former militants of the PSTU.
26 July 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 (...)
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5 July 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 (...)