SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

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Exclusive Brasil Wire video on the Student Protests. TV Folha’s video which was pulled from air. In Brazil’s richest state, Governor orders military police …

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On June 6, the São Paulo Mayor’s Office announced that it hired a group of homeless people for one year to conduct qualitative research …

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We are not against Dilma, but we are against this methodology she is using to throw her government into the service of savage capitalism. …

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Não vai ter golpe! (You won’t have a Coup!). Brasil’s ‘Silent Left’ did indeed show themselves, across 25 cities. Did the international media show …

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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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