MST: Anti-Imperialist Day for the Environment

Fernanda Alcântara Photo: Eduardo Moura In a year when deforestation in the Amazon and the release of agrotoxins are the highest in the last ten years, there wasn’t much to celebrate on the Environment Day, last Saturday (June 5th). However, several popular movements and organizations took advantage of the date to denounce the policies of…

Over 200 Brazilian Cities Rise Up Against “Genocidal” Bolsonaro

Leonardo Sakamoto The protests, this Saturday (29), against the Jair Bolsonaro government represented an “I Do Not Authorize” both for the anti-democratic bravado of the president of the Republic and for the sabotage he has been carrying out in the fight against the pandemic. It is representative that Paulista Avenue in São Paulo has been…

The MST and Paulo Freire’s Legacy in Africa

Rafael Soriano As a wanderer of hope, work, and changing people’s lives, Paulo Freire spread a legacy across all continents. Freire lived in Bolivia, in Chile, in Cambridge (England), in the USA, in Geneva (Switzerland), and visited many places in the world. From his work in the World Council of Churches, of which he became…

Letter to World Leaders on the Occasion of the Leaders’ Summit on Climate

International People’s Assembly It is common knowledge that we are at a decisive moment for human survival and for the biodiversity of our planet. There is a serious environmental and public health crisis, caused by crimes committed continuously by the greed for profit. The research and scientific data are more and more evident, which you…

Joao Pedro Stedile: Bolsonaro’s Increasing Isolation

Carlos Aznarez and Joao Pedro Stedile To interview Joao Pedro Stedile, referent of the Landless Movement of Brazil, is to know in advance that everything he says will be backed by years of working with the peasant masses, and also as an indispensable promoter of political alliances of the anti-capitalist left. We wanted to discuss…

Brazil: Eldorado do Carajás, 25 Years of Impunity

Fernanda Alcântara Burial of Landless Workers Victims of the 1996 massacre, in Pará. Image search Archive and MST Memory. Photo: J.R. Ripper Ayala Ferreira, of the national leadership of the MST, by the National Human Rights Collective, recalls the brutality of the massacre in Pará and speaks of the actions for Abril Vermelho The 17th…

Literacy and Agroecology Campaign: Solidarity and Hope Among African Peoples

Phillyp Mikell Photo: Brigada Samora Machel The MST Internationalist Brigade Samora Machel, located in Zambia, has been active in Africa since 2008. To bring solidarity to the peoples of the mother continent, the Brigade has worked on three central axes: education, agroecology and women’s organization. More recently, as of November 2020, the literacy efforts of…