National Sections of the L5I:

Brazil

Brazil: the right wing threat and how to fight it

On September 7, Brazil’s national Independence Day, far-right president Jair Bolsonaro called his supporters onto the streets. Read more...

Brazil - like a powder keg

What we are witnessing in Brazil today is the continuation of the 2016 coup that overthrew President Dilma Rousseff, Workers' Party, PT. Read more...

Down with Bolsonaro! Motorcades across the country demand impeachment

The dissatisfaction of the Brazilian population with the Bolsonaro government has been growing ever since its inauguration. Read more...

Brazil: Bolsonaro loses, left gains ground in city elections

The importance of the second and final round of Brazil's municipal elections, on November 29, lies not so much in the precise numbers of votes cast as in what they tell us of the political situation i Read more...

Hypocrisy and fundamentalism: the attacks on women's rights in post-coup Brazil

On 27 August 2020, the Bolsonaro government carried out yet another vicious attack on women's rights. Read more...

The world health crisis and its unfolding in Brazil

The health crisis that ravages the world due to COVID-19 has exposed all the fragility of the capitalist system. Read more...

Brazil: The Covid-19 crisis and the challenges for the working class

An economic crisis in Brazil was already sharpening during President Rousseff's first term but, with the coup that brought her down, the crisis got even worse and also became a political crisis. Read more...

Brazil’s Days of Fire

With the onset of the dry season in the Amazon region, an inferno of forest fires has hit the Brazilian states of Rondônia, Pará, Mato Grosso and Amazonas. Read more...

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