National Sections of the L5I:

Brazil

Brazil: Workers' Party and Social Democrats go into the second round

The first round of the Brazilian presidential election on October 5 produced only one surprise. Read more...

Brazil: University strike in Sao Paulo, Defend the Public University!

Brazil , the World Cup and FIFA

The remaining months of the year 2014 will be very important politically for Brazil. Read more...

The Movement in Brazil - All out on the streets against the fare-rise!

What began as relatively small demonstrations in São Paulo and, a little later, in Rio de Janeiro, became within two weeks the largest protests Brazil has seen for two decades. Read more...

The struggle for the minimum wage for education workers in Brazil

On the 16th of July, 2008, the Lula administration enacted the law No. Read more...

Todos somos bombeiros! The struggle of fire fighters in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Fire fighters in the state of Rio de Janeiro have been organising protests for half a year. They organised several demonstrations and protests and in September they set up a camp in front of the parliament building in downtown Rio. So what is their struggle about? Read more...

World Social Forum meets in Brazil

At the same time that businessmen and bankers were crying on each others' shoulders at the World Economic Forum (WEF), over 100,000 activists have gathered together in the Amazonian city of Belem, Brazil for the ninth World Social Forum (WSF). Under the often repeated slogan of "Another World is Possible", the WSF 2009 is expected to counter the world economic crisis with alternative development models. Read more...

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