News and Updates: FMST News

by Maura Silva
"What would this world be without activists? What would the human condition be like if there were no activists? Not because the activists are perfect, because they are always right or because they are...

Anthony Pahnke, a member of the FMST's National Coordination, has authored a new book on the Landless Workers Movement. The book -Brazil's Long Revolution: Radical Achievements of the Landless Workers Movement - is...

Demonstrations were held in Washington D.C. and Boston on August 13, 2018 in conjunction with the international day in support of FREE LULA! The demonstrations were organized by Brazilians for Democracy and Social Justice.

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Just a few days after the Free Lula vigil in Curitiba, Brazil marked its one month anniversary, I visited the site to...

The Friends of the MST has launched a campaign to support the Free Lula Encampment, outside the prison in Curitiba where Lula is being held. The FMST has previously reported on this encampment. See http://www.mstbrazil.org/news/free-...

The Boston FMST chapter along with other groups protested the presence of Sérgio Moro, prosecutor of Lula, at Harvard Law School on April 16, 2018. Moro was invited to speak by the Harvard Law Brazilian...

Demanding "Free Lula Now!" and "Defend Brazilian Democracy," FMST chapters and Brazilians for Democracy and Social Justice protested at the Brazilian consulates in Chicago and Washington D.C. In the coming weeks, there will be more protests at Brazilian embassies and consulates throughout the world.

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SOGABy Celso de Alvear

Reflections of a Journey: on a US university campus, the Brazilian landless peasants movement inspire...

NOTE: Instead of news from the FMST, we bring you this excellent summary of Che Guevara by João Pedro Stedile, a member of the MST's National Coordination.

This year is the 50th anniversary of Che Guevara’s murder in the mountains of Bolivia by Bolivian military forces, following orders of the CIA.

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The Friends of the MST (Washington D.C. chapter) joined with Code Pink for Peace, Brazilian Expats for Democracy and Social Justice, LACAN (Latin America and Caribbean Action Network) and the ANSWER Coalition to demand an end to...

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