National Sections of the L5I:

Brazil

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...

Dilma Rouseff's reformist dreamworld

Dilma Rousseff, the Brazilian President overthrown in the “parliamentary coup” recently spoke at the free University of Berlin, Martin Suchanek of the Gruppe ArbeiterInnenmacht reports: Read more...

Brazil in turmoil: The Temer tapes

On May 17, a political bomb exploded in the capital city of Brazil, Brasilia. Read more...

General strike in Brazil: Unions, social movements and students, all out together!

The general strike in Brazil on 28 April was rated a great success by the trade unions, the social movements and the various parts of the left. Read more...

Brazil: working class joins resistance

March 15 was a remarkable day with strikes and protests throughout Brazil. The working class, along with the youth movement, took to the streets on massive demonstrations across the country. Read more...

Brazil after the coup

After the initiation of the impeachment process against President Dilma Roussef of the Workers' Party, PT, by the House of Representatives on 17 April 2016 and its confirmation by the Senate, which t Read more...