Brazil

Brazil: First-round elections leave Lula in right-wing straitjacket

Far right control of senate and parliament will hobble Lula's presidency if he wins

Workers Power  ·  07 October 2022

Brazil: armed demonstrations threaten coup

By Carlos Uchoa Magrini and Assiria Conti ON 7 SEPTEMBER Brazil’s far right president Jair Bolsonaro called hundreds of thousands of his supporters onto the streets across the huge country—100,000 in Sao Paolo alone. Contingents from the army, especially the military police, marched in uniform, carrying their guns. Truckers blockaded highways for hours. Counter-demonstrations by […]

Liga Socialista  ·  27 October 2021

Only Brazil’s working class can solve the health, political and economic crises

3,000 deaths per day.

Alex Rutherford  ·  10 April 2021

Motorcades against Bolsonaro

Motorcades won't bring down the Bolsonaro government. But a united front of resistance can.

Liga Socialista  ·  02 February 2021

Hypocrisy and fundamentalism: the attacks on women’s rights in post-coup Brazil

Abortion rights under threat.

Liga Socialista  ·  24 September 2020

Brazil’s Days of Fire

With the onset of the dry season in the Amazon region, an inferno of forest fires has hit the Brazilian states of Rondônia, Pará, Mato Grosso and Amazonas. Satellite images show rainforest the size of one and a half football pitches being consumed every minute.This is a disaster not only for the inhabitants of the Amazon region itself but for everyone on the planet.

Workers Power  ·  06 September 2019

“We will continue to fight for our rights!” Interview with a Brazilian socialist

Interview with a member of the Liga Socialista

Workers Power  ·  12 March 2019

Motion: Solidarity with the people of Brazil

A motion for use in promoting solidarity with the people of Brazil following the election of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro

Workers Power  ·  14 November 2018

Brazil: Their fight is our fight!

Statement – 29 October 2018 JAIR BOLSONARO’s victory in the presidential election poses a deadly threat to Brazil’s working class and progressive movements. His supporters have already unleashed a wave of terror against Black, indigenous, LGBT and social rights activists. US President Donald Trump congratulated Bolsonaro, claiming the two would form “great partnerships”. But claims […]

Workers Power  ·  29 October 2018

Neo-fascist Bolsonaro on verge of victory in Brazil

The massive political and trade union movements of Brazil’s industrial workers, landless farmers and poor in the favelas, face a deadly danger; the election of a semi-fascist, Jair Bolsonaro. He scored 49 million votes in the first round of the presidential elections, 46 per cent of the total, as against Fernando Haddad, the candidate of […]

Workers Power  ·  08 October 2018

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