For João Pedro Stedile, of the MST’s national leadership, Dilma’s victory would allow a scenario and confluence of forces more conducive to social progress.
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
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.
1. The History
The month of April has become a symbol of the fight for democratization of land in Brazil, and the world. On the 17th of April of 1996, 19 rural workers who participated in a protest march, were brutally murdered by the Military Police of the Brazilian state of Pará, in the municipality of Eldorado do Carajás.
Day of action calls for government promises made in August, such as the updating of indices and the settlement of dispossessed workers The MST occupied the INCRA (Agency for Land Reform) headquart
One hundred years ago, Clara Zetkin, director of the German Social Democrat Party, successfully proposed the establishment of March 8th as International Womens Day.
Join the International Day of Peasant Struggle: Say ‘No!’ to Corporate Control of Agriculture and Food!