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Covid 19, Religious Fundamentalism, LGBTphobia and Attack on Science

Pandemic, stigmas and prejudices  As it was mentioned in the article “The pandemic of Covid 19 and the LGBTs”, in addition to all the health and socioeconomic issues they are facing, LGBT people still have to deal with stigmas and prejudice, which are being fueled by religious fundamentalists, who, irresponsibly,...
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...

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...

The STF and the rule of law – for the rich, of course

On November 7, Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled defendants could only be imprisoned after all appeals to higher courts had been exhausted. The decision changed its previous position, stating now that an arrest in this circumstance violates the citizen's constitutional right, as his guilt could only be asserted after the...

Bolsonaro truckles to Trump again and supports embargo against Cuba in the UN

Bolsonaro never tires of proving that it is a Donald Trump doormat. For the first time, the Brazilian government has aligned with the United States and rejected a UN General Assembly motion calling for an end to the US economic blockade against Cuba. By Jeferson Choma Brazil's position, however, did not...

Bolsonaro and the Murder of Marielle and Anderson: To Find Out Now!

On Tuesday, 29, the Jornal Nacional (JN) revealed very serious details about the executions of the councilwoman Marielle Franco (PSOL-Rio) and her driver Anderson Gomes, in March 2018, a crime not yet elucidated by the police. For the first time, President Jair Bolsonaro is directly involved in the case. By...

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...

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