by Juan Reardon NACLA News
Plans and Theories
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.
Changes in the national system focused on taxing income and patrimony; cities and states would get R$100 billion
Proposed actions seek to “protect life, health, jobs and income”
[NOTE: We have attached the EMERGENCY PLATFORM TO COMBAT THECORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AND THE BRAZILIAN CRISIS, translated into English by Friends of the MST.]
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.
On March 14, 2018, Marielle Franco and Anderson Gomes were gunned down on the streets of Rio de Janeiro. On April 14, 2018, a determined group of landless workers began an occupation of unproductive land on the rolling green hills near Campinas, São Paulo state. The occupation established an encampment named Marielle Vive (Marielle Lives) in honor of the slain fighter for justice for women, Afro-Brazilians and the LBGTQ community.
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MST’s Débora Nunes talks about campaign against Bolsonaro, threats of a fascist presidency and international solidarity
Landless workers’ leader spoke with Brasil de Fato on the next steps for the left after Jair Bolsonaro’s victory
"We leave this process with closer ties and organized capacity and strength to resist this professed fascist offensive," said João Pedro Stedile, from the national coordination of the Landless Workers' Movement (MST) about the result of Brazil's 2018 presidential elections.
The celebration became more motivated by being combined with the inauguration of the new building of the Campo Chico Mendes State College