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Brazil, July 8 – Lula remains in prison

On the morning of July 8, a Sunday, social networks in Brazil were excited by the news that the judge of the Federal Regional Court of the Fourth Region (TRF4), Rogério Favreto, had granted Habeas Cor Read more...

Mexico - can AMLO’s landslide open the doors to revolution?

The landslide victory on July 1 of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known as AMLO for short, with over 24 million votes and 53 percent of the vote, was a humiliation for the traditional parties of the cor Read more...

Brazil: The truck drivers' uprising

In the last days of May almost nothing moved in Brazil. Read more...

New York: From Union Struggles to Class Struggle at The New School

In the last weeks of summer term 2018, the New School, a private non-profit research university centered in Manhattan, New York City, was shaken by a series of struggles by its workers who were finall Read more...

Labor Notes 2018: Successes pose new challenges for union activists

Three thousand trade unionists assembled in Chicago for Labor Notes’ biennial conference on 8-11 April. Many there claimed it was the biggest Labor Notes conference ever. Read more...

Brazil: The arrest of Lula

These are tense days in Brazil. Read more...

Marielle lives on amongst us!

On the evening of March 14, Marielle Franco (38), a city councillor from the Maré favela in Rio de Janeiro, was shot dead in her car in the street. Her driver died with her in a hail of bullets. Read more...

From resistance to the struggle for a socialist society

Since the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party, PT, we are essentially in a coup situation. Today it is also clear that it is not only a constitutional overthrow by Congress. Read more...