Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra (MST)
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.

Bringing hope back to Brazil

Thousands took to the streets of Brazil to celebrate Lula’s victory in the Brazilian presidential elections held on Sunday, October 30.

Gilmar Mauro: “Defeating neo-fascism in Brazil is fundamental”

The national leader of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement spoke about the work needed by left and progressive sectors within Brazil and globally to defeat the far right and save humanity

500,000 people at risk of eviction in Brazil as Supreme Court moratorium nears end

The Zero Evictions Campaign has warned that 142,000 families might lose their homes if the STF-issued injunction against evictions is allowed to expire on June 30.

How Greensboro Massacre survivor Marty Nathan taught the next generation to fight

The Ku Klux Klan murdered five of her comrades and the father of her six-month-old child. She remained undeterred in her activism for the rest of her life.

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

The MST has donated more than six thousand tons of food during the pandemic to fight hunger

Just during the Christmas Without Hunger campaign, the MST distributed food donations to 250,000 people in 24 Brazilian states

“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