Florestan Fernandes National School

Angela Davis in Brazil: The right to live is a basic right and should include land

US political activist and author spoke with Brasil de Fato during her visit to MST national school

Angela Davis is visiting Brazil at the invitation of the Rosa Luxemburgo Foundation and the Boitempo publisher, for the release of her autobiography, published for the first time in Brazil 45 years after it was originally released in the United States.

Former President Lula and the MST inaugurate a soccer field in Brazil

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.

Organizations demonstrate in Palestine in support of MST

On Saturday November 12, 2016, about 50 people representing organizations from the Middle East gathered in an act of support and solidarity to the MST in Bethlehem, Palestine.

The organizations rejected the invasion of the Florestan Fernandes National School (ENFF), which took place last November 4th, and the attempted criminalization suffered by the Movement in the states of Paraná and Mato Grosso do Sul.

Movements say no to the criminalization of the struggle in a great act of support of the MST

To denounce the criminalization of popular movements, around a thousand people gathered this Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the National School Florestan Fernandes (ENFF), in Guararema (SP), in solidarity with the Movement of Landless Rural Workers (MST). The act is a response to the truculent action of civilian police, who invaded the school, fired bullets at students and militants, and imprisoned two members of ENFF, on Friday, November 4, 2016.

MST statement of solidarity with civil servants’ strike in Paraná

“We reject the process of dismantling citizens rights acquired by the people of Paraná and the break up of public education.”

Since February 9th, teachers and employees of public schools in Paraná have been striking against a governmental bill, approved by governor Beto Richa (Brazilian Social Democracy Party PSDB - “Partido da Social Democracia Brasileira”), which includes measures that negatively impact educators’ careers.

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