Brazil

Bourgeois Justice Has No “Heroes”

A testimony and a spreadsheet apprehended by the Federal Police, according to the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo, show that the Bolsonaro campaign received money from the “orange-tree”2 of the Minister of Tourism, Marcelo Álvaro Antonio.   By Mariúcha Fontana.   Before the denounce, the Minister of Justice, Sérgio Moro, defended the chief,...

CSP-Conlutas: Unity in Action Against Bolsonaro!

The Brazilian Labor and People’s Federation CSP-Conlutas held its 4th National Congress on October 3-6, 2019 in Vinhedo city near Sao Paulo. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The congress was attended by 1835 elected delegates and observers across the country. Their main decision is to fight back far-right president Jair Bolsonaro administration resorting...

Police Brutality Against Workers On Strike At Embraer/Boeing

The riot police attacked workers on strike in Brazil on September 24, 2019. Workers went on strike the day before at aircraft manufacturer Embraer. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup They are fighting for better wages, job security and a fair contract. Embraer managers refused to meet these demands and called the riot police...

CSP-Conlutas Congress Starts This Week

The 4th CSP-Conlutas Congress will be hold this week, October 3-6. 1,733 delegates from 24 States in Brazil were elected to attend the congress. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Many delegates are involved in recent major struggles like the Education Strike on October 2-3, Oilworkers rallies on October 3, aircraft manufactorer Embraer...

Bolsonaro’s false nationalism and imperialist interests in Amazonia

The fires in Amazonia acquired a global dimension. Mobilizations of the youth, workers, intellectuals, artists, scientists, and thousands of people spread through social media and took the streets of several Brazilian cities and all over the world. Jeferson Choma - PSTU Brazil Pushed by the wave of protests, Bolsonaro made a...

Why is Amazonia On Fire?

The dark smoke that hovered over southern Brazil on the 19th of May was a warning of the flames that consume the Cerrado and the Amazon Rainforest. According to INPE (National Institute for Space Research), there were 71,497 fire outbreaks from January to August, 82% more than last year....

Amazonia Burning: People Take the Streets Against Bolsonaro!

The Amazon rain forest is burning. 25,934 fires have been registered from January until August, 2019. Half of them in Amazonia. Those are the largest figures since 2010. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Those fires have nothing to do with draughts. They are primarily human made according to Ane Alencar, an expert who has been...

National Day of Action Challenges Bolsonaro

Yesterday, thousands of students and workers took the streets in Brazil for Public Education, Civil Liberties, Jobs and to fight back the Pension Reform. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The National Day of Action was held across the nation. Protestors are furious with President Bolsonaro administration. On top of disgusting statements, Bolsonaro decided to...

Backlash Against Whitewashing the Crimes of the Dictatorship

Last week, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro brought about a huge controversy about the activists who “disappeared” under the military dictatorship (1964-1985). By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup President Bolsonaro said that one of the disappeared activists named Fernando Santa Cruz was murdered by his own comrades. The fact is, however, that documents of the...

CSP-Conlutas Calls National Congress For October

CSP-Conlutas will hold its 4th National Congress on October 3-6, 2019 in Vinhedo, near Sao Paulo. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The International Labour Network plenary will be hold in the following day. The congress was postponed due to both the struggle against the pension reform and the rupture of the location contract. The...

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