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Hybrid wars are destroying democracies, historian Vijay Prashad says

The Indian researcher also spoke with Brasil de Fato about BRICS, fascism, and working-class organization

Brazilian students to protest against government’s education plan and pension reform

The third day of national protests will see rallies in more than 80 cities, calling for the end of policies of privatization

In a 10-1 vote, Supreme Court stays Brazil’s Lula transfer to São Paulo

Decision to transfer ex-president was about “shifting focus,” a jurist told Brasil de Fato: “Lula should be released”

Brumadinho, six months after a crime with no remedy

Vale is paying a minimum wage as emergency aid to less than 10% of the 944,000 people affected by the dam disaster

Brazil approved more new pesticides in 200 days than European Union did in 8 years

Bolsonaro administration approved 239 substances; pace is so fast that farm lobby stopped pushing “Poison Bill”

Driver rams truck into MST demonstration and kills 73-year-old

An MST member was killed and a journalist was injured after a truck was driven over protesters in Valinhos, São Paulo

Thousands of Brazilians to go on strike against pension reforms on Friday

The countrywide general strike is against the proposed pension reforms that are likely to raise the average retirement age. A wide range of demands, including higher spending for education and a halt to privatization of refineries, are also being raised

Brazil’s natural resources are targets for a capitalism in crisis, says MST leader

In the opening of seminar that debates agrarian and environmental issues, Stedile analyses global economic landscape

Smaller-than-promised pro-Bolsonaro rallies call for myriad, authoritarian demands

While organizers promised to “bring the country to a halt,” turnout was lower than education budget cut protests

Protest in defense of education in Brazil All Brazilian states hold demonstrations in defense of education, against Bolsonaro

More than one million people took part in protests against education budget cuts and the pension reform

Brazilians go on strike on May 15 against budget cuts for education

Workers, students, and professors are mobilizing with other sectors against dismantling of public education

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