SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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Back in October 2014,  a thirty-something, upper-middle class couple carry a large red flag towards a demonstration a few kilometres away, having walked the length of São …

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The Brazilian organized or “popular” left is made up of labour unions, poor people’s social  movements, women’s and Afro-Brasilian movements, religious base organizations and …

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Written exclusively for Brasil Wire by Marie Declercq.  The experience of being a woman in Brasil often seems to be limited to a part …

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Frei Betto, 70,  a Dominican Friar and author of 52 books, is one of the central figures in the Brazilian liberation theology movement. Tortured …

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A community of indigenous Guarani are celebrating a significant legal victory to demarcate their ancestral land in the Jaraguá neighbourhood of northern São Paulo. …

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The centre of São Paulo is mainly comprised of commercial, office and abandoned buildings. Most of those who work there cannot afford the rent …

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Brazil currently has its most conservative Congress in decades. As violence against social movements increases and the criminalization of Brazilian social movements in the …

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A new film ‘O que e Nosso – Reclaiming the Jungle” (Jezmo Clode, Murilo Yamanaka, Allyson Alapont), takes on documenting a unique amorphous movement, still …