Victor Mariutti

BRAZIL

Brazil’s Crisis and (Another) General Strike

June 29, 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 (...)

Victor Mariutti

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

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