BRAZIL: Hundreds of Thousands Take the Streets in National Education Strike

By Jakob Stein The following is a compilation of reports on demonstrations across Brazil connected to the National Education Strike, held last week on Wednesday May 15. The strike was called in response to the fascist Bolsonaro administration announcing that they would be cutting thirty percent of the budget across the board for universities and high schools in an ideologically motivated attack on public education aimed … Continue reading BRAZIL: Hundreds of Thousands Take the Streets in National Education Strike

BRAZIL: Teachers and Students Mobilize against Bolsonaro

By Jakob Stein Since the Brazilian government announced budget cuts in education over the past few weeks, massive demonstrations have erupted at public universities around the country with teachers, professors, students, and parents joining forces to resist the measures. On April 29, Education Minister of Brazil Abraham Weintraub announced a 30% budget cut across the board at all federal public universities and high schools. It … Continue reading BRAZIL: Teachers and Students Mobilize against Bolsonaro

BRAZIL: Fascist Voted to Presidency in Electoral Farce

By Mike Talavera This past weekend, fascist Jair Bolsonaro won the second round of the Brazilian presidential election, the reactionary result of a failing bourgeois process which has been attacked fervently over the past two months by a militant election boycott campaign. At the polls in several locations around Brazil, voting machines were smashed and set aflame by the rebellious masses. The number of people … Continue reading BRAZIL: Fascist Voted to Presidency in Electoral Farce

Brazil: People’s Struggles Unite around the 23 Activists

By Ed Dalton On Tuesday, 8/14/18 a massive demonstration was held in Rio de Janeiro for the 23 activists sentenced up to 13 years in prison for their involvement in the protests against the FIFA World Cup in 2013 and 2014. Under the slogan “it’s not just for the 23 but for everyone who struggles”, they demanded the right to protest, coming out against military … Continue reading Brazil: People’s Struggles Unite around the 23 Activists