Amazon deforestation
What is at stake in Brazil’s historic election?

On October 2, the people of Brazil will make a choice between two vastly different candidates – Lula da Silva and Jair Bolsonaro. Here’s everything you need to know about the presidential aspirants, their records and platforms, and what this election means for Brazil

Thousands rally for labour protections, public services in South Korea and other stories

Today we look at the 2022 People’s Rally against inequality in South Korea, the killing of 23 year old Ashling Murphy in Ireland, and more

UK Higher Education workers strike for fair pay, working conditions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike across 58 UK universities over pay and conditions, the re-imposition of the Remain in Mexico migrant policy by the US, and more

Activists denounce AUKUS alliance as a possible new Cold War and other stories

Today we look at the military pact between Australia, the US, and the UK; sanctions imposed against Guinea’s military junta; and more

US Supreme Court ends pandemic-related federal ban on evictions and other stories

Today we look at the lifting of a federal ban on evictions in the US, the Struggle for Life protest by Indigenous communities in Brazil, and more

UN WFP warns of severe hunger crisis across Afghanistan and other stories

Today we look at protests in Afghanistan and reports of widespread hunger, the rescue efforts in Haiti, protests against Jair Bolsonaro by Indigenous communities and workers in Brazil, and more

Neoliberal discourse on land harms livelihoods and environmental security: Oakland Institute report

Studying the cases of countries like Ukraine, Zambia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Brazil, the Oakland Institute report debunks some of the myths on development and land use propagated by mainstream economics, and calls for the preservation of commons.

Bolsonaro issues decree, experts warn that it encourages Amazon deforestation

Provisional decree could lead to escalation of land conflicts in the world’s biggest rain forest

“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

Opinion poll predicts victory for Evo Morales in Bolivian presidential elections

The upcoming presidential elections are crucial to continue the process of transformation in Bolivia and to counteract the rise of the neoliberal, subservient right-wing on the continent

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.