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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...

Last Thursday (April 7, 2016) afternoon, families of the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) organized in the Dom Tomás Balduino Camp, were victims of an ambush by the State Military Police and private security forces of the logging company Araupel.

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So far two have been confirmed dead and about six wounded.

On the afternoon of Thursday ( April 7), two teams of Paraná Military Police, accompanied by security guards from the Araupel company attacked the Dom Tomas Balduino encampment in the Iguaçu Falls region in the center of the state.
So far two people have been confirmed dead...

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