João Pedro Stedile of the MST on Bolsonaro, mobilizations and freeing Lula

João Pedro Stedile of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement of Brazil discusses Brazil under Bolsonaro and the working class mobilizations in the country

June 14, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch

Today tens of thousands of workers in Brazil will take the streets in a national general strike against the pension reform proposed by the government of far-right Jair Bolsonaro. To learn about the current context in Brazil today and the importance of these mobilizations we spoke to João Pedro Stedile of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement about Bolsonaro’s attacks on the working class and the need now more than ever to mobilize the masses. He also reaffirms the call to fight for the freedom of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

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