João Pedro Stedile
João Pedro Stedile: The left and Lula

In part two of our conversation with João Pedro Stedile, he discusses the governability and decision-making capacity of the Lula government in the face of a conservative senate and chamber of deputies.

João Pedro Stedile: “Lula’s victory is a political and social victory not just electoral”

In part one of this two-part interview, Stedile discussed the major challenges facing the incoming Lula government, the Bolsonarista blockades, and Lula’s priorities for foreign relations.

The struggle against neofascism from Italy to Brazil

Giuliano Granato of Italian left party Potere al Popolo talks about the need for solidarity between the people of Italy and Brazil as neofascism rises

Ending hunger, reviving agriculture: The MST’s vision for post-election Brazil

João Pedro Stedile of the MST talks about the impact of four years of Jair Bolsonaro’s presidency on the agriculture sector and how it can be revived. He explains the MST’s proposals including urgent measures to alleviate hunger

Brazil’s youth are fighting for their lives

In Levante’s first national gathering since the onset of the pandemic, militants reaffirmed the necessity of grassroots organizing and fighting for a Brazil for all Brazilians

People’s movements across the world demand freedom for Julian Assange

In cities across the world, activists from people’s movements demand that journalist Julian Assange be freed and his extradition be blocked

João Pedro Stedile on Bolsonaro and Brazilian elections in 2022

Brazilian peasant leader João Pedro Stedile discusses the different dimensions of the worst crisis in the country’s recent history, as well as the priorities for movements in 2022

Capitalism is the problem, social movements declare on World Health Day

Hundreds of organizations around the world publish a manifesto in defense of vaccination and universal basic income

People’s movements and organizations across the world mobilize in week of anti-imperialist action

The week of action was called for by the International Week of Anti-Imperialist Struggle, a platform uniting movements and organizations under the banner of struggle against imperialism

Brazilian liberation theologist Dom Pedro Casaldáliga passes away

Dom Pedro Casaldáliga Plá was renowned for his defense of the rights of indigenous people and the poor

20 points to understand the drama of the right-wing opposition in Venezuela

João Pedro Stedile of the National Board of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement of Brazil explains the conflicts within the Venezuelan opposition

Coup in Bolivia rejected worldwide

President Evo Morales, Vice-President Álvaro García Linera and other government authorities resigned amid escalation of violence by the right-wing opposition