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Statement from the Pastoral Commission on Land and other organizations: Struggling for land is an exercise in citizenship

On the afternoon of May 31, one of the national leaders of the Landless Workers Movement (MST), operating in Goias, Jose Valdir Misnerovicz, was arrested in Rio Grande do Sul, in a...

In the context of the resurgence of conservative forces and the ongoing persecution of movements for democratic struggle, the MST in the state of Goiás has denounced the establishment of a climate of criminalization of its activists. On Monday May 30, an activist for Agrarian Reform Jose Valdir Misnerovicz was arrested in...

On May 31, Valdir Misnerovicz, an important and effective organizer of the Landless Workers Movement (MST) in Brazil was arrested while teaching a class on agricultural coops in Veranópolis, a city in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul. The arrest did not stem from his lectures, but from his activism. To organize the poor to occupy land in...

– Dilma was suspended. What can happen now?

Joao Pedro Stedile: It’s time to mobilize against the coup. A coup with no war tanks, but equally destabilizing: similar to the 2012 coup against Fernando Lugo in Paraguay. Also there, the Vice President, Franco, was the one who promoted the impeachment with no...

Goiânia, April 20. 2016.

The Landless Workers' Movement – MST – of Goiás State publicly denounces and repudiates the recent acts of criminalization of the struggle for agrarian reform promoted by sectors of the Public Ministry, the Judiciary and the Government of the State of Goiás.

At the time of commemoration of the 20th...

by JoãoPedro Stedile

The vote on impeachment, which is in a decisive week, makes clear the interests of the ruling classes and their inclination to reverse the losses from the global economic crisis. It is the class struggle carried out in government offices.

Brazil is experiencing a severe economic, political and...

The Landless Workers' Movement (MST) held a demonstration on Saturday (April 9) in IguaçuFalls, in western Paraná, to protest the deaths of two members of the movement in a clash with the Paraná Military Police, on...

More than 700,000 people attended the National Day in Defense of Democracy on Thursday (March 31) in several Brazilian cities. The acts were organized by Brazil Popular Front and the People Without Fear, in order to defend democracy against the coup and to fight for a different economic policy.

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Last Thursday April 7, in the afternoon, families from the Rural Landless Worker’s Joaquin PinheirpMovement that were organized in the camp Don Tomás Baudino in the Quedas do Iguaçu municipality, central region of the state...

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