Brazil | Against Bolsonaro, the path of class conciliation is a dead end

At the beginning of June, the Bolsonaro government announced another change in the leadership of Petrobras, the majority state-owned oil and gas company. It is the fourth change of leadership this government has made and just 40 days after the previous one. The government tapped Caio Mário Paes de...

Brazil | Why an electoral front with the Communist Party is not possible

The upcoming presidential election in Brazil is polarized between the two candidates Lula and Bolsonaro. The pre-candidacy of Vera, a black worker and socialist, for the PSTU (Partido Socialista de Trabalhadores Unidos) and the PSR (Polo Socialista y Revolucionario, Socialist and Revolutionary Pole), offers a left alternative against Bolsonaro,...

On the need for self-defense of the masses and armament

It is a known fact that Bolsonaro is preparing for the possibility of losing the elections and attempting a military coup. Whether this coup will succeed or not will depend on the concrete relationship of forces. By: Eduardo Almeida Originally published in Portuguese here The very existence of this intention, currently being...

May 13: Abolition in Brazil, but without reparations

By Wagner Miquéias F. Damasceno and Cláudio Donizete, National Secretariat for Black People of the PSTU-Brazil Originally published in Portuguese here May 13 this year marks 134 years since the abolition of slavery in Brazil. But there is nothing to celebrate on this date. This is because of two reasons. First,...

Brazil: PSOL with Lula & Alckmin

On April 30, PSOL (Socialism & Liberty Party) made official its support for Lula and Alckmin's candidacy. This decision was made not only by the majority wing of PSOL, composed of Guilherme Boulos' Revolução Solidária and Primavera, of Juliano Medeiros, president of the party.  It also had the decisive...

Brazil | PSOL: conjunctural or strategic crisis?

Originally Published by the PSTU-Brasil, March 31, 2022 By: Eduardo Almeida Many socialist activists who identify with the PSOL (the democratic-socialist Socialism and Liberty Party) are experiencing a crisis. The next party conference in April is expected to endorse the Lula-Alckmin ticket in the first round. The left-wing candidate of the...

Brazil | On the 9th we take to the streets: Bolsonaro and Mourão out, now!

Enough of rising prices, hunger, and unemployment! At a meeting on Friday, March 25th, the National Executive Secretariat of CSP-Conlutas discussed the realization of the next national day of mobilizations against the Bolsonaro government, called for April 9. The resolution is that all affiliated entities and movements make every effort...

Brazil | Why We Want to Launch a Bid for the Presidency

Revolutionaries participate in elections essentially to spread the socialist program. We do not believe that it will be through elections that we will change the country. But in a moment when workers place their hopes in bourgeois democracy, as is the case in Brazil today, it is crucial that...

Brazil | With Bolsonaro’s Support, the Amazon Suffers Another Gold Rush

December 14, 2021 On December 6, the newspaper “Folha de S. Paulo” published a report showing that this year, general Augusto Heleno, minister of the Institutional Defense Cabinet (GSI) of the Presidency, authorized seven gold-prospecting projects in the region of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Amazonas). The final decision was made...

Leaders Summit on Climate: End Capitalism to Prevent a Climate Catastrophe

The Leaders Summit on Climate was held on 21-22 April, to prepare for the Climate Conference of the United Nations (UN), the COP26, scheduled for November in Glasgow (UK). The meeting was marked by the return of the United States, under Joe Biden, to the Paris Agreement. According to...

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