Brazil

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 ago.

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 Brazil?

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 PSTU.

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 is.

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

BRAZIL

Argentine Left Rejects Institutional Coup in Brazil

April 14, 2016 | The two primary left-wing parties in Argentina have spoken out against the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and called for the independent mobilization of workers against the (...)

La Izquierda Diario Argentina

BRAZIL

Who’s Who in the Brazilian Crisis

April 11, 2016 | Every day, there is a new development in the Brazilian political crisis, with new evidence and new moves from right wing parties, the judicial branch, the media and the Workers’ Party. Will (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

BRAZIL

There is Money for the Olympics, but not for Education

April 04, 2016 | Students in Rio de Janiero are taking to the streets to fight for quality education and in support of the teachers strikes. The dire conditions of public schools and the lack of investment in (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

US - Latin America

Obama’s Visit to Latin America and the Political Conjuncture

March 31, 2016 | After Havana, Obama came to Argentina. The world’s chief representative of vulture imperialism used his trip to reinforce the steps being taken to advance the United States’ “return” to Latin (...)

Eduardo Molina

CRISIS IN BRAZIL

The Case for a Constitutional Assembly

March 24, 2016 | An interview with Diana Assunção, a militant of the Revolutionary Workers Movement (MRT) in Brazil, on the current political crisis and what it means for the left.

Esquerda Diario

LATIN AMERICA

The Brazilian Crisis in 10 Points

March 20, 2016 | What you need to know about Brazil’s current situation.

Tre Kwon

BRAZIL

How should the Left position itself facing the operation against Lula and the attempts to impeach President Dilma?

March 12, 2016 | At Brazilian workplaces and universities the biggest topic of conversation is the police operation in the 24th phase of “Operation Lava Jato” (Lava Jato is portuguese for car wash, but is a term (...)

Movimento Revolucionário de Trabalhadores

BRAZIL

Microcephaly, dengue and the collapse of public health in Brazil

February 26, 2016 | Working families and poor people are the victims of diseases that need not exist. Thousands of cases of microcephaly and chikungunya, along with hundreds of thousands of cases of dengue, (...)

Gilson Dantas

The Political Interests Behind Brazilian President’s Impeachment

December 30, 2015 | In early December, an impeachment process was opened against President Dilma Rouseff, the current President of Brazil and member of the Workers Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores-PT). Here are some (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

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