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. (...)
22 September 2017 | This week, a Brazilian federal court issued an injunction allowing psychologists to provide gay and lesbian conversion therapy.
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 (...)
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?
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.