BRAZIL: Workers, Students Participate in 48-Hour National Education Strike

Photo: The Popular Revolutionary Student Movement (MEPR) raises a banner reading “Defend Education Tooth and Nail!” in Rio de Janeiro during the National Education Strike By Jakob Stein Starting on October 2, Brazilian students and workers participated in a massive two-day National Education Strike against the reactionary policies of fascist President Jair Bolsonaro, who has set out to privatize public education as well as dismantle … Continue reading BRAZIL: Workers, Students Participate in 48-Hour National Education Strike

BRAZIL: Landlords Set Fire to Amazon

Photo: Massive fires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest By Jakob Stein On the weekend of August 10, the latifundio (large landlords) promoted a political action known as “Dia do Fogo” or “Day of Fire,” in which a coordinated series of fires were set to promote the clearing of large sections of the Amazon rainforest for ranching and cattle grazing, as well as other destructive … Continue reading BRAZIL: Landlords Set Fire to Amazon

BRAZIL: National Education Strike Sweeps 200 Cities

Photo: Large banner from demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, reads “Bolsonaro enemy of education” By Jakob Stein On August 13 the people of Brazil took to the streets in 26 states and the federal capital for a National Education Strike. The protests were called in opposition to the anti-people policies of the reactionary Brazilian government, headed by Bolsonaro and the High Command of the Armed … Continue reading BRAZIL: National Education Strike Sweeps 200 Cities

Brasil: El Pueblo Indígena Resiste los Ataques Hacia el Cuidado de Salud

Foto: El cartel en español, “¡No a imponer límites a nuestros recursos de salud indígenas!” Por Ginés En el mes pasado, el pueblo indígena de Brasil ha tomado varias acciones audaces para defenderse en contra de los ataques hacia la Secretaría Especial de la Salud Indígena (o el SESAI, el acrónimo brasileño) que incluye demostraciones, barricadas y ocupaciones de edificios gubernamentales. Antes, la administración de … Continue reading Brasil: El Pueblo Indígena Resiste los Ataques Hacia el Cuidado de Salud

AUSTIN: ¡Bajo con Bolsonaro y el Imperialismo Estadounidense!

Por Gusto Ortiz Incendiaryrecibió esta foto de Austin, TX, dice “Bajo con Bolsonaro y el Imperialismo Estadounidense, Apoya la Lucha en Brasil” y se acompaña un martillo y una hoz. El presidente fascista, Jair Bolsonaro, volvió a aparecer en los titulares cuando asistió al partido final de la Copa América entre Brasil y Perú, y se encontró con abucheos de la multitud cuando él y … Continue reading AUSTIN: ¡Bajo con Bolsonaro y el Imperialismo Estadounidense!

BRAZIL: Latifundio and Military Police Steal Land, Peasants Retaliate

By Jakob Stein The past several weeks have shown both the villainous actions of the latifundio and police as well as the heroic struggle of the peasants in the Brazilian countryside. The Bolsonaro government has instituted a new wave of land reintegration against peasants who have fought to transform fallow lands, previously owned by large corporations and abusive landlords, into productive farms and communities as … Continue reading BRAZIL: Latifundio and Military Police Steal Land, Peasants Retaliate

AUSTIN: Down with Bolsonaro and US Imperialism

By Jakob Stein Incendiary received the following photo from Austin, TX, it reads “Down with Bolsonaro and US Imperialism, Support the struggle in Brazil” and is accompanied by a hammer and sickle. Fascist President Jair Bolsonaro recently made headlines again when he attended the final match of the Copa America Soccer Tournament between Brazil and Peru, and was met with boos from the crowd as … Continue reading AUSTIN: Down with Bolsonaro and US Imperialism

BRAZIL: Reactionary Armed Forces Caught Trafficking Drugs on Presidential Plane

By Jakob Stein On June 25, a member of the reactionary Brazilian armed forces was caught trying to smuggle 39 kilograms of cocaine through the Spanish town of Seville as he accompanied fascist president Jair Bolsonaro to the imperialist G20 summit in Japan. Sgt. Manoel Silva Rodrgues, who had previously served as an aircrew member for two other Brazilian presidents, was arrested on charges of … Continue reading BRAZIL: Reactionary Armed Forces Caught Trafficking Drugs on Presidential Plane

BRAZIL: General Strike Against Pension “Reform” Mobilizes 45 Million Across 350 Cities

By Jakob Stein Friday June 14 marked the largest mass demonstrations against Bolsonaro’s government yet, with an estimated 45 million people participating in over 350 cities across Brazil. The General Strike was originally called for by the major trade unions in Brazil, in response to the government’s plan to “reform” Social Security in the country by raising the age of retirement and increasing worker’s contributions, … Continue reading BRAZIL: General Strike Against Pension “Reform” Mobilizes 45 Million Across 350 Cities

BRASIL: Cientos de Miles Toman Las Calles en la Huelga Educativa Nacional

By Jakob Stein La siguiente es una compilación de reportes sobre manifestaciones en todo Brasil relacionadas con la Huelga Educativa Nacional, que se llevó a cabo la semana pasada el 15 de mayo. La huelga fue convocada en respuesta al gobierno fascista de Bolsonaro que anunciaba que recortarían treinta por ciento del presupuesto general para universidades y escuelas secundarias en un ataque por motivos ideológicos … Continue reading BRASIL: Cientos de Miles Toman Las Calles en la Huelga Educativa Nacional