BRAZIL: Popular Movements Hold Presentation on Revolutionary Struggle

Photo: Popular Movements present on the current state of Brazilian politics and revolutionary struggles at the State University of Rio de Janeiro By Jakob Stein On October 22, revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia organized an event at the State University of Rio de Janeiro to discuss the current state of Brazilian politics and popular struggles from a revolutionary perspective. Present at the event were representatives … Continue reading BRAZIL: Popular Movements Hold Presentation on Revolutionary Struggle

On the Popular Rebellion in Ecuador

This article is an unofficial translation from Frente de Defensa de las Luchas del Pueblo del Ecuador. By Javier De Paz The proletariat and people of Ecuador recognize and value all the signs of solidarity issued by the international proletariat and oppressed peoples of the world to the struggles undertaken by the Ecuadorian people against imperialism, the IMF, and the repressive comprador regime of Lenin Moreno. … Continue reading On the Popular Rebellion in Ecuador

MEXICO: Chiapas Mayor is Dragged from Truck by Peasants for Deceitful Campaign

Photo: Peasants from Santa Rita Invernadero punish the local mayor, Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández, by tying him to the back of a truck and dragging him throughout town By Nélida Tello On October 8, peasants from Santa Rita Invernadero confronted the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) Mayor Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández in Las Margaritas, Chiapas. Armed with bats and stones peasants forced Escandón out of … Continue reading MEXICO: Chiapas Mayor is Dragged from Truck by Peasants for Deceitful Campaign

ECUADOR: Indigenous and Poor Peasants Force Moreno Government to Flee Capital, General Strike Continues

Photo: Protesters stand off with riot police during general strike in Ecuador By Jakob Stein On October 8, massive protests of poor peasants and indigenous people forced Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to flee Quito and move the government headquarters to Guayaquil. A new great national strike has been announced for today, and has already received the support of revolutionaries around the country. Thousands of indigenous … Continue reading ECUADOR: Indigenous and Poor Peasants Force Moreno Government to Flee Capital, General Strike Continues

ECUADOR: Peasants Rebel Against Mining Company

Photo: Peasants in Bolívar province set fire to armored police vehicle and a mining tractor in an effort to prevent mining on their land By Jakob Stein Earlier this month, in Telimbela Parish, Bolívar province in central Ecuador, the masses blocked vehicles belonging to the Chinese company, Yankuang Donghua Construction, who entered the area to begin mining. In order to enter the area of the … Continue reading ECUADOR: Peasants Rebel Against Mining Company

BRAZIL: Army and Military Police Evict Peasants in Porto Velho

Photo: Army and Military Police round up peasants in an effort to evict them By Jakob Stein Last week, the reactionary Army, the National Force, and the Military Police Tactical Force evicted 400 peasant families from the Boa Esperança Camp in Porto Velho, Rondônia. The residents report that the military acted violently and set fire to the area, arresting Delson Pinto de Souza, a peasant who … Continue reading BRAZIL: Army and Military Police Evict Peasants in Porto Velho

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