MST proposal points to way out of crises
This Friday (June 5), World Environment Day, the MST launched the Emergency Plan for People’s Agrarian Reform, proposed by the Movement for Brazil with the aim of creating jobs, producing food, moving trade and guaranteeing income and decent living conditions for the people in the midst of the pandemic.
In an exclusive interview, Kelli Mafort, from the national coordination of the MST, talks about the National Plan to be launched this Friday (June 5)
The Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) launched on Friday (June 5) the Emergency Plan for People’s Agrarian Reform, taking into account the consequences caused by the pandemic of the new coronavirus.
Action will mark the launch of the Emergency Plan for Agrarian Reform, proposed by the Movement at the national level to face hunger and the economic crisis during the pandemic of the new coronavirus.
For months, President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil has insisted the coronavirus is not a serious threat. Beyond instituting a national lockdown in mid-March, his government has left 209 million Brazilians largely without federal help during the pandemic.
Experts are highlighting two main factors behind the intensification of disease outbreaks and humans' increased vulnerability to them:
In April of 1996, 21 farm workers were murdered; those who survived turned their pain into struggle
The MST coordinator launches a book on agrarian reform in the world and proposes that in Brazil it should be based on agroecology
Direct Action of Unconstitutionality on the subject will be accommodated on the agenda of the Supreme Federal Court