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Brazil: General strike demonstrates working class strength against President Temer’s ‘reforms’

Brazil: General strike demonstrates working class strength against President Temer’s ‘reforms’

On 28 April, the Brazilian working class gave a clear sign of its strength and ability to mobilise. A 24-hour general strike was called, as a unified action by all the trade union centres of the country, against the pension and labour reforms of the illegitimate government of President Michel Temer [Temer took office on […]

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Brazil – Fall of Dilma Rousseff unleashes offensive against working class
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Brazil – Fall of Dilma Rousseff unleashes offensive against working class

The impeachment process and historic crisis of the PT (Workers’ Party)  By André Ferrari, LSR (‘Freedom, Socialism and Revolution’ – CWI Brazil)  A new stage in the class struggle has opened in Brazil. The country is living through the deepest economic and social crisis in its history. Together with this, a massive political crisis has […]

Latin America: A new turn?

Latin America: A new turn?

Historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – as well as crises in Brazil – symbolize a new turn in Latin America and the Caribbean The historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro, political and economic turmoil in Venezuela, and stalled reforms in Bolivia – […]

Brazil: Strikes, demonstrations and roadblocks open a new stage in the struggle

Brazil: Strikes, demonstrations and roadblocks open a new stage in the struggle

Organized working class enters stage of struggle After gathering more than two million people in demonstrations in 500 cities during the month of June, Brazil is experiencing a new phase of mobilization. The national day struggles on July 11 represented the first action of the organized working class movement in this process of struggle. This […]

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