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On the day of former President Lula’s appeal hearing, which upheld a sentence that is widely considered to be politically motivated, leaders Gilmar Mouro of the MST …

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Translated and edited for readability by Brian Mier On January 24, 2018, after three conservative judges rejected ex-president Lula’s appeal against charges that he …

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Dear Comrades An aggressive attack is being waged against MST landless peasants in the northern state of Pará, Brazil. Large-scale landowners along with local …

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By Brian Mier. When the Brazilian Military Dictatorship ended in 1985, citizens began a nation wide campaign to petition for people’s amendments to the …

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During the lead-up and in the aftermath of last year’s overthrow of democratically elected Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff, several writings appeared in progressive English …

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By Brasil Wire Contributing Editor Brian Mier.              During the 1960s, legend has it that governor José Sarney sat …

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In a recent article in NACLA, Sujatha Fernandes argues that there is a problem in the Northern left’s writing and analysis on Latin America, …

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During illegitimate, corrupt president Michel Temer’s attempt to implement an unnecessary extreme austerity regime that plunged millions of people below the poverty line and …

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By Joana Tavares / Brasil de Fato. May 18, 2017. Joao Pedro Stedile, leader of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST) and of the …

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Alfredo Saad-Filho 23 May 2017. Originally published at OpenDemocracy. “Out with Temer – direct elections now!”. Amid meltdown in Brazil, the left calls for democracy, while …

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