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Measures to combat coronavirus in Brazil

Halt Brazil to stop the coronavirus

A general strike is needed to defeat the attacks by Bolsonaro, bosses and the National Congress. It is necessary to use all the resources available in society to fight the pandemic and prevent the social catastrophe and the loss of thousands of lives. It is necessary to apply an emergency...
Bergamo's morgue, Italy

Socialism or Barbarism

The world is plunged into a crisis in which all the consequences are not yet glimpsed. According to Martin Wolf, of the New York Times, in an extreme situation, the pandemic can produce up to 60 million deaths, a number similar to that of the Second World War. This...

María Rivera: “Together We Will Get Piñera Out”

In the previous edition of Avanzada Socialista we published a note on who is María Rivera and why she is being persecuted by the government and police forces in Chile. In this edition, we had the chance to interview her and dig deeper into the Chilean revolution. By: PSTU-Argentina ...

The Spectre of Revolution Haunts the World

Sooner rather than later, more and more people around the world rise up . From Chile to Hong Kong, through Lebanon, Iraq, France or Bolivia. In Latin America, the Middle East and Asia you breathe in winds of revolution. By MIT-Chile  02/11/2020 We used to wonder who would rise up ,...

D18 on Trial | We Will Accuse Them

Last Monday, December 2, the defense team of our comrade Daniel Ruíz, taken ahead by Martín Alderete, from CADEP, and Mario Villareal, from the PSTU, presented a request for the annulment of the trial as far as what is actually on trial is the right to protest. By PSTU-Argentina To take this farce ahead,...

Black Lives Also Matter in Brazil

Another case of police brutality against Black Youth in Sao Paulo, Brazil happened on November 30. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   The Military Police attacked the 5,000-strong DZ7 Funk Party in Paraisopolis shantytown with batons, tear-gas bombs and rubber-bullets. The police blocked the two exits forcing the people to run against each other. Nine...

CSP-Conlutas Addresses World Revolutions

The Brazilian labor federation CSP-Conlutas held its 2019 last meeting on December 12, 2019. Struggles and Revolutions across the world were the key issues on the agenda. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   Chilean, Colombian, Lebanese, Iraqi, Algerian, Sudanese and Hong-Kong’s revolutions were addressed together with major struggles in France, Catalonia, India, GM autoworkers...

Daniel Ruíz and César Arakaki on Trial

On November 25, in the Federal Courts of Comodoro Py, it began the trial in which the militants Daniel Ruíz (PSTU) and César Arakaki (PO) are being accused, for manifesting against the Social Security reform of Macri. By PSTU-Argentina The comrades were both accompanied by a major demonstration, with the participation...

Latin America: One Struggle

Week after week, the situation in Latin America deepens. To the demonstrations in Haiti and Chile, as well as the resistance to the coup in Bolivia, we need to add Colombia, which had not made a strong General Strike in 30 years. “Aquí se respira lucha” (“Here, we breath...

Colombia Woke Up: Down with Duque! All to the Streets!

On November 21, Colombia woke up: two million people took to the streets to protest against  labor, pension and tax reforms of the Duque Government (demanded by the OECD and  IMF) and against the murder of social activists. By: PST-Colombia   11/27/2019 These mobilizations have been driven by the awakening of Latin...

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