Dear Friends of the MST,
MST and Working Class Unity
Dear friends of the MST,
BELEM, Brazil, Sep 19 (IPS/IFEJ) - Devastation, violent land conflicts and rapid -- but short-lived -- economic growth are the traces left by deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon over the last 30
Opinion by: Marília Arraes, Federal Congresswoman, Worker’s Party, Pernambuco
The story is long and more like a script from those horror movies that make us lose sleep.
Brazilian speaker of lower house, head of Senate, Supreme Court justice, and governor met with investors in US bank
Bringing together some 400 Movement members, the political event in honor of the MST's 35 years of existence was attended by parliamentarians, representatives of popular movements, university professors and friends of the organization.
During the event, the MST launched the "Letter to the Brazilian People", addressing the Movement's position in the current Brazilian and international political situation.
by Maura Silva
People across the world have responded with outrage, sadness, and grief to the assassination of Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Pedro Gomes on Wednesday night in Rio de Janeiro. Marielle Franco was a councilwoman from the Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL) in the city of Rio de Janeiro, and an activist who opposed the militarization of poor neighborhoods.
Photo Credit: Midia Ninja
Former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, participated this Saturday in the inauguration of the football field “Dr. Sócrates Brasileiro” of the National School Florestan Fernandes of the Landless Rural Worker’s Movement (MST) in Guararema, Sao Paulo.
The field is an homage to Socrates, a football player known for opposing the civic-military dictatorship in the country.
Space carries the mission of the political education and training of militants of popular movements from all over the world.