Black Women, Mothers, Workers: The Frontlines of the MTST

Camila Valle and Tainã Góis One only has to look around any occupation by the Brazilian Homeless Workers’ Movement (MTST) to notice that the majority of people there are women. Research done in 2014 by a volunteer tech support group acting alongside the movement estimated that women make up approximately 70 percent of active members….

From Eritrea to Bolivia: Who Supported the Washington Backed Coup?

Filmon Zerai On October 18th, 2019 Eritrean activist Vanessa Tsehaye quote tweeted an article from Bolivian activist Jhanisse Vaca Daza published on the Human Rights Foundation page, encouraging the overthrow of socialist leader Evo Morales. A tweet from Vanessa Tsehaye (@vanessateshaye) “If democracy and human rights are further compromised, Bolivia could become the next Venezuela….

Denialist Brazil Generates Fatalities with its War on Vaccines

Tulio Ribeiro Brazil is a continental country, with about $350 billion in foreign exchange reserves obtained by progressive governments between 2003 and 2015. It has a strong industrial chain and was once the fifth largest economy in the world. There is no lack of resources to face adversity. Keep in mind, all this economic capacity…

Structural Racism in Brazil

Emir Sader In Brazil, it is said that there is a structural racism. The country is the model slave country of the world. For at least three centuries, Brazilian workers were millions of black people brought from Africa to be slaves. This degraded both the black man and the work, considered a minor activity, carried…

How the MST Proposes to Stand Up to Agribusiness by Planting Organic Soy

Erick Gimenes Soy begins to grow at the Ernesto Che Guevara settlement Farmers from the Ernesto Che Guevara settlement in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul sow 100 hectares of poison-free soy Farmers from the Ernesto Che Guevara settlement, of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) in Sidrolândia, Mato Grosso do Sul, began planting…

Agroecology Means Popular Resistance at MST’s Marielle Vive Camp

Daniel Lamir Footage of the Marielle Vive camp, highlighting its mandala garden – Julio Matos There are about 700 families in transition threatened by real estate speculation For more than two years, around 700 families from the Landless Rural Workers Movement(MST) have been transforming the idle setting of the old Eldorado Ranch, in the Valinhos…