Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva refused any relaxation in his conditions of imprisonment and said he would only accept the quashing of the verdict against him and his release
We also take a look into the electricity workers’ protests in France
Ágatha Félix was shot in the back on Friday; family and activists blame Rio governor for shoot-to-kill policies
The rally is part of global mobilization to advocate for the environment and fight the use of pesticides
On Monday, a Brazilian federal judge issued an eviction order to the Paulo Freire Training Center of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement in Pernambuco
The protests this year saw a massive number of people coming out on the streets to declare their rejection of the policies of Jair Bolsonaro, especially his attacks on public education and the environment
The Right only denies global warming because its climate ‘science’ has ceded before capitalists.
As the Amazon rainforests continue to burn, NewsClick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the kind of global responses the fires have received
The decision to send the military came after Bolsonaro became the target of international outrage against government inaction.
While Bolivia is undertaking special efforts to fight the forest fires raging across vast swathes of the Amazon, Brazil, under Bolsonaro, refuses to take extra measures, citing ‘lack of funds’.
Ranchers and farmers are deliberately setting rainforest ablaze; wildfires increased by 82% over the same period in 2018
Joao Pedro Stedile of the Landless Rural Workers Movement writes about the crisis of capitalism and the situation on the ground in Brazil