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Tens of thousands on the march against racism and fascism

Tens of thousands on the march against racism and fascism It showed the sort of fighting unity we need against the lies and the division peddled by the racists and the far right.

Brazilian socialist speaks out - ‘The workers’ movement can beat Bolsonaro’

Brazilian socialist speaks out - ‘The workers’ movement can beat Bolsonaro’ Brazilian socialist Sandra Silva spoke to Socialist Worker about how people are resisting in the wake of Bolsonaro’s win

Has Brazil fallen to fascism?

Has Brazil fallen to fascism? Far right Jair Bolsonaro is a threat to workers and the oppressed. But the potential power of those who oppose him means it’s possible to stop his project, argues Alistair Farrow

Global menace of the far right can be beaten

Global menace of the far right can be beaten A fascist gunned down 11 Jewish people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, in the US, last week.

Resistance needed after far right victory in Brazil

Resistance needed after far right victory in Brazil Jair Bolsonaro took around 55 percent of the vote and threatens to unleash brutal attacks on working class people

Rise of the far right in Brazil

Rise of the far right in Brazil Brazilian socialist Valerio Arcary spoke to Socialist Worker about the dangerous advance of Jair Bolsonaro

Far right candidate comes out on top in first round of Brazilian election

08 October 2018
The right are on the rise in Brazil.

Truckers in Brazil show the power of workers after strikes humiliate Temer

05 June 2018
A truck drivers’ strike in Brazil has shown how repressive governments can be humbled.

Protests in Brazil after councillor is murdered

19 March 2018
The killing of socialist Marielle Franco has fed into wider anger at the state, says Charlie Kimber

International news round-up

15 November 2016
Student occupations and wider protests have spread across Brazil in response to 20-year public spending freeze, while in France the state is looking to extend its state of emergency

Anger at lack of change sets back ANC in South African elections

09 August 2016
Also: Olympic protest in Rio, hunger strike in Israeli jails and BDS clampdown

As the Rio Olympics loom - the brutal reality of Brazil's eviction games

02 August 2016
A city planned for the rich and ‘slavery’ for workers while the poor are cleansed for being in the way. Andy Brown and Simon Shaw expose the Rio Olympic Games

Brazil's new right wing government faces opposition in the streets

17 May 2016
In its first days in office, Brazil’s new government led by president Michel Temer has already faced spirited opposition.

Protesters block roads and students walk out in Brazil

29 April 2016
Brazil awoke on Thursday to extensive blockades of 30 highways in 10 states by activists of the combative homeless workers’ movement MTST.

Workers must mobilise after impeachment of Rousseff in Brazil

18 April 2016
 Brazil’s Congress voted yesterday, Sunday, to impeach centre-left president Dilma Rousseff. Right wing opposition MPs gloated and cheered. Supporters of the Workers Party (PT) government shouted “coup”.

Brazil: Workers Party crisis shows limit of left’s strategy

30 March 2016
As the right moves to overturn left governments in South America, important political arguments have been raised, writes Dave Sewell

Zika epidemic in South America hits the poor the hardest

02 February 2016
The World Health Organisation declared a global emergency on Monday of this week over the Zika virus epidemic spreading through Brazil and neighbouring countries.

Mario Cravo Neto and Maud Sulter—pictures on the effect of history

26 January 2016
The London Autograph ABP gallery has two interesting exhibitions. One is by Brazilian photographer and sculptor Mario Cravo Neto.

McDonald's workers form a global alliance

01 September 2015
Fast food workers from 20 countries met in Brazil recently in a 90-strong delegation of global allies of the “Fight for 15” US-wide strike movement. 

Protests in Brazil after scandal

18 August 2015
 Hundreds of thousands of people protested in Brazil last Sunday for the impeachment of left leaning president Dilma Rousseff.

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