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Protesters hit streets to confront a military coup in Sudan

Protesters hit streets to confront a military coup in Sudan Huge protests gathered in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and other major cities at the start of this week in response to a military coup.

The meaning of the 2 October protests in Brazil

The meaning of the 2 October protests in Brazil Hundreds of thousands marched demanding the removal of far right president Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy Supporters of president Jair Bolsonaro hope their mobilisations and military pressure will keep him in office

Lula returns as crisis deepens in Brazil

Lula returns as crisis deepens in Brazil Brazil suffers from a double affliction. With 270,000 Covid‑19 deaths it is second only to the US—although per head mortality is higher in Britain and other European countries.

Brazil’s murderous cops add to toll of coronavirus

Brazil’s murderous cops add to toll of coronavirus Police in Rio de Janeiro killed 177 people in April alone

Jair Bolsonaro caught up in coronavirus and corruption crisis

Jair Bolsonaro caught up in coronavirus and corruption crisis Brazil’s soaring cases of coronavirus, and growing splits in Jair Bolsonaro’s government, are shaking the foundations of the far right president’s rule.

Rage on the streets as the Amazon rainforest burns

23 August 2019
Hundreds of people turned their despair at the burning of the Amazonian rainforest in to fury at Brazil’s government and big agribusiness on Friday. 

Students take on far right president in Brazil

04 June 2019
Students and workers took to the streets across Brazil last week in the latest series of protests against Jair Bolsonaro’s attempts to slash education funding

Brazilian dam collapse was predicted, but profits came first so people died

26 January 2019
Ten bodies have been found and more than 400 people are unaccounted for after a dam operated by the mining firm Vale collapsed in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

International round-up—climate strikes, Bolsonaro corruption and Sudan revolt

22 January 2019
More than 10,000 Belgian school students struck last week to demand urgent action on climate change.

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

05 November 2018
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?

02 November 2018
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

30 October 2018
A fascist gunned down 11 Jewish people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, in the US, last week.

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