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Second National Encounter of the MML gathers over 1000 women

2nd National Encounter of Movement Women in Struggle (MML) gathers over a thousand working class’ and young women Several different categories in struggle throughout the country were present "Building a path of resistance and struggle of the working class women against oppression and exploitation!". That was the sign of the 2nd...

Like Grenfell – Sao Paulo’s multi-storey fire is not an accident, it’s a crime

The fire and the collapse of the building at Paiçandu Square, in the centre of São Paulo, the biggest Brazilian city, which was occupied by homeless people, tragically marked this May Day. The 24-storey Wilton Paes de Almeida Building was engulfed in flames on late Tuesday and collapsed, destroying...

It is time to call a rebellion and defense of a Socialist project!

The PT and its allies parties, like the PSOL, say that we are seeing a “reactionary wave” in the country. According to them, the poor and middle class turned to the right, there is a growth of Fascism, and the working class has no disposal to struggle. It all...

PSTU note on Lula’s prison

By the tight vote of 6 to 5, the Supreme Federal Court denied the preventive Habeas Corpus for former president Lula. He was sentenced in the second instance, under the accusation of passive corruption and money laundry in the case of the triplex in Guaruja – one of...

PSTU note on the shots to Lula’s convoy

The PSTU repudiates the shots by extreme-right groups against the PT convoy on March 27. We repudiate these groups’ attacks and physical aggression, and we demand investigation and punishment for the ones responsible. By PSTU National Leadership.   We have no political agreement at all with the PT and Lula’s campaign throughout...

We repudiate the murder of PSOL’s councilor Marielle

The PSTU stands in solidarity with the family and friends of councilor Marielle Franco, as well as with the PSOL members, and demands a rigorous investigation of this barbaric crime. She was shot on Wednesday night, in Estácio, Rio de Janeiro. Everything indicates it was an execution. A vehicle positioned...

When the Big House has disagreements, the rebellious slave takes sides with the quilombo!

In the trial, on Wednesday 1/24, there is nothing at stake that directly affects our class. Yes, there is a big fishes' fight, hungry sharks that used to swim in the same pack and now devour each other to later return to hunt us. Our quilombo cannot be divided...

Why we do not participate in the protests in defense of Lula

On the 24th, Lula's trial took place in the Court of Appeal, in Porto Alegre's TRF4 (4th Regional Federal Court,) for one of the nine or ten legal suits he faced, related to corruption. By PSTU National Leadership   The PT, the PCdoB, the PSOL, the MST, the MTST and all organizations...

National Strike on December 5 against the Social Security Reform

The orientation is for all unions and social movements to begin a strong mobilization process now, with assemblies and leaflets distributions among workers to prepare a great national strike on D5. By CSP-Conlutas.   Unanimously, the leaders evaluated that the new reform text presented by Temer’s government is a big attack on...

They all Support the Dictatorship in Angola (Part II)

Three Brazilian TV channels (Globo, Record, and recently Band) broadcast their programming in Angola. Globo International has a production and distribution division that reaches over 170 countries (in Brazil, the network covers 98.6% of Brazilian territory, reaching 99.5% of the population). By Americo Gomes.   Launched in Portugal in October 2007, the...

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