Michel Temer

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

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

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

A Right Wing Coup, the Failure of the PT and the Coming Storm

May 12, 2016 | The Senate voted in favor of impeaching President Dilma, forcing her to step down for 180 days for further investigation. Today (May 12), Vice President Temer took up the Presidency, (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli
Leandro Lanfredi