The MST Condemns the Coup

In a statement, the Movement states that the solution to the political, economic and social crisis we are experiencing is the unconditional defense of democracy

From the MST web site:

In a statement, the MST rejects the parliamentary-media-judicial coup installed in Brazil and sees the unity of the countryside and cities as crucial in the struggle for the restoration of democracy in Brazil.

Brazil’s Popular Front Rejects Coup

After the Senate’s voting on the impeachment against Dilma Rousseff, which put the last nail in the coffin of Brazilian democracy with 61 votes in favor of the impeachment and 20 against, the Popular Brazil Front, which gathers over 60 unions and popular movements, launched a communiqué rejecting the coup and supporting the overthrown President Dilma Rousseff.

Judgment of the International Tribunal for Democracy in Brazil


On July 19 and 20, 2016, at the Teatro Oi Casagrande, Avenida Afrânio de Melo Franco, 290, Rio de Janeiro, was established the International Tribunal for Democracy in Brazil, with the specific aim to discuss and judge the impeachment of President of the Republic, Dilma Vana Rousseff, which procedure, approved by the House of Deputies, it is in final stage of trial in the Senate.

Two months of neoliberal coup: against the people and the democracy

By João Pedro Stédile

Brazil is experiencing a severe economic, political, social, and environmental crisis. We lived similar historical crises during the decade of 30, 60 and 80. All of them demanded great debates in society, huge political participation and disputes in the class struggle. Its outcome was always delayed and was only possible around a new project that could unite social base to support it. Or the ruling classes appealed to the military.