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I will not trade my dignity for my freedom, says Lula

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

Outrage in Rio and across Brazil after 8-year-old girl ‘shot dead by police’

Ágatha Félix was shot in the back on Friday; family and activists blame Rio governor for shoot-to-kill policies

“Bayer Monsanto means death”: MST women protest outside company HQ in São Paulo

The rally is part of global mobilization to advocate for the environment and fight the use of pesticides

centro paulo freire 2 MST training center is under threat of eviction

On Monday, a Brazilian federal judge issued an eviction order to the Paulo Freire Training Center of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement in Pernambuco

Cry of the excluded brings tens of thousands to the streets of Brazil Cry of the Excluded brings tens of thousands to the streets of Brazil

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

Amazon fire Amazon fires, Bolsonaro’s white nationalism and crony capitalism

The Right only denies global warming because its climate ‘science’ has ceded before capitalists.

Amazon forest fire Who will stop the Amazon from burning?

As the Amazon rainforests continue to burn, NewsClick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the kind of global responses the fires have received

Bolsonaro finally wakes up to the Amazon crisis, sends military for firefighting

The decision to send the military came after Bolsonaro became the target of international outrage against government inaction.

Amazon forest fires evoke global concern

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’.

Thick smoke from human-caused fires in the Amazon spreads across South America

Ranchers and farmers are deliberately setting rainforest ablaze; wildfires increased by 82% over the same period in 2018

Contemporary Challenges for the Working Class and Peasantry in Brazil

Joao Pedro Stedile of the Landless Rural Workers Movement writes about the crisis of capitalism and the situation on the ground in Brazil

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