Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST)
“Lula knows that the ecological question is strategic and fundamental,” says Leonardo Boff

The Brazilian theologian discusses the direction of society, the need to save the people and the planet, and Pope Francis

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

Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad: We stand with the residents of the Marielle Vive Camp in Valinhos (Brazil)

In response to the order to evict 450 families of the Marielle Vive camp, Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad manifest their solidarity and call for the evictions to be halted.

100,000 people have become literate through MST education programs in Brazil

In 37 years of struggle, the MST has already enabled more than 100,000 people throughout Brazil to become literate. The work has been based on the Cuban literacy method “Yes, I can” and Paulo Freire’s Brazilian Cultural Circle

On Brazil’s independence day, hundreds of thousands defended democracy

The ‘Cry of the Excluded’ also mobilized people in defense of national sovereignty and against the favoring of the interests of the ruling class, companies and banks over the well-being of the people.

Food sovereignty: 25 years in the making

Jaime Amorim of La Via Campesina discusses the importance of food sovereignty as the pandemic induced global economic crisis has sent millions back to situations of hunger and misery

International outrage at forced closure of office of Palestinian agricultural organization

During a crackdown against Palestinian activists across the West Bank, Israeli soldiers stormed the office of the Union of Agricultural Workers Committee and closed it under military order

Massive protests against Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil

Over 420,000 people across 213 Brazilian cities participated in the protests against President Jair Bolsonaro over his mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic among other things

Body of LGBT and land reform activist found burnt in the south of Brazil

25-year-old Lindolfo Kosmaski ran for the City Council in 2020. The MST deems his death a hate crime

Joaquin Piñero: MST loses a steadfast comrade in the struggle for the working class

Valquimar Reis, as he was also known, dedicated more than 20 years of his life to militant struggle

MST calls for Bolsonaro’s removal in letter to Brazilian people

In the letter, the MST highlights the key struggles for the next period in defense of the life and rights of the Brazilian people. They declare that forcing Bolsonaro out is urgent and necessary.

Brazilians celebrate arrival of Venezuelan oxygen supplies to struggling Manaus

Following the collapse of the healthcare system in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Venezuela has sent 130,000 liters of oxygen and a brigade of 107 doctors to help combat the pandemic

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