Law expert Ludimar Rafanhin says president Michel Temer may rush to pass proposed reform after runoff election
Mr. da Silva, the former president of Brazil, wrote this Op-Ed essay from prison.
Activists point out expansion of finance capital and concerns about state-owned companies Petrobras and Eletrobras
Brazil’s ex-president spoke about current events with MST leader and Workers’ Party former chair
Brazil’s ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who has been held at the Federal Police headquarters since April 7th, received the visit of Rui Falcão, former chair of the Workers’ Party, and João Pedro Stedile, from the National Coordination of Brazil’s Landless Workers' Movement (MST).
Recipients of housing and education programs that suffered cuts talk about how they were crucial to improve their lives
According to Keli Mafort, of the national coordination of the MST, the agrarian counter-reform by the coup government must be defeated in the struggle.
Many believe agribusiness pulled Brazil out of the worst recession in its history. Estimates for 2017 register a scant 0.4% growth after four years of crisis, according to the Boletim Focus from the National Central Bank. Agribusiness represents almost 23% of Brazil’s GDP.
Nation-wide protests are taking place to denounce President Temer’s deeply unpopular labor and pension laws
Thousands of Brazilian workers took to the streets on Friday to protest controversial changes to the country’s labor laws, which critics fear will undermine collective bargaining agreements, reduce the power of unions and weaken job security for Brazilian workers.
To the MST leader, foreign capital controls the country after the institutional coup that ousted Dilma.
Cry of the Excluded in the Federal District defends Out with Temer, democracy and national sovereignty. Mobilization will begin at 8:30 am, in front of the National Museum.