US Social Forum, Detroit, 2010 Over a half-century ago, Mahatma Gandhi led a multitude of Indians to the sea to make salt—in defiance of the British Empire’s monopoly on this resource critical to
After eight months of the boycott against the Joint Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry (CPMI) on Agrarian Reform, the parliamentarians of the conservative sectors led by Kátia Abreu (DEM-TO) and On
Brazil is the target of an offensive by big capital, joined by transnational corporations and banks, in an alliance with the capitalist landowners who created a model of organization of agricultur
Political Education: The experience of MSTin Brazil
Ana Justo, Florestan Fernandes National School,
The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (MST)
Ana Justo has been a leader of Brazil's Landless Workers Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra - MST) for 23 of its 25 years. The largest social movement in Latin America, the MST has 1.5 million members. The MST struggles for land reform, access to healthcare, schools, organic production and infrastructure by promoting ground-up sustainable development based in the needs of all Brazilians. Ana coordinates the Secretariat of the MST's Florestan Fernandes National School located in Guararema, Sao Paulo.
Political Education: The experience of MST in Brazil Ana Justo, Florestan Fernandes National School, The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (MST) Ana Justo has been a leader of Brazil's Landless
World transformations in recent years have resulted in the centralization of capital accumulation in the financial sphere and for transnational corporations.
At the beginning of June, the special parliamentary committee which is discussing changes to the Forest Code should issue its final report of changes in the legislation.
Most advanced land reform project to date is still the one presented by João Goulart‘s administration Published on May 4, 2010 A republican and democratic reform necessary in Brazil By Mário August
Nearly 30 years ago, the Movement of Landless Workers (MST) began to organize nationally with a purpose: to promote agrarian reform in Brazil. The years passed, the movement has consolidated, thousands of activists formed settlements, and the focus of the MST has expanded.
The Swiss multinational Syngenta, which produces genetically modified seeds, was denounced and condemned in the Fourth Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, held in Madrid May 13-17 of this year.