At the start of this year’s electoral process, social movements in Brasil and Brasil’s Via Campesina made the political decision to undertake efforts to elect the largest number possible of legisla
After eight months of the boycott against the Joint Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry (CPMI) on Agrarian Reform, the parliamentarians of the conservative sectors led by Kátia Abreu (DEM-TO) and On
Brazil is the target of an offensive by big capital, joined by transnational corporations and banks, in an alliance with the capitalist landowners who created a model of organization of agricultur
World transformations in recent years have resulted in the centralization of capital accumulation in the financial sphere and for transnational corporations.
At the beginning of June, the special parliamentary committee which is discussing changes to the Forest Code should issue its final report of changes in the legislation.
1. The History
The month of April has become a symbol of the fight for democratization of land in Brazil, and the world. On the 17th of April of 1996, 19 rural workers who participated in a protest march, were brutally murdered by the Military Police of the Brazilian state of Pará, in the municipality of Eldorado do Carajás.
One hundred years ago, Clara Zetkin, director of the German Social Democrat Party, successfully proposed the establishment of March 8th as International Womens Day.
La Via Campesina launched a petition suggesting that the Mixed Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPMI) recently installed to criminalize the fight for agrarian reform and the MST should be used
The end of year is time to take stock of activities over the year now, assess the progress and the difficulties and begin planning for the coming next year.
Since the creation of the National Technical Commission (CTNBio) in 2005, biotech multinationals have benefited with consecutive approvals without exception of all of the petitions to release trans