Brazil is a place of many contradictions, inequalities and social struggles with no easy answers. Many have failed to either minimise or even address these problems in the past, but no one has shown so much disregard for them as current president Jair Bolsonaro does. At least, not since the days of dictatorship that plunged […]
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Venezuela: an update Things are getting ugly between Brazil and Venezuela. The Bolivarian National Guard expanded their security on Saturday morning and all the access has being closed down, according to the Brazilian Army. In addition to the military post between Pacaraima and Santa Elena do Uairen, Venezuelan soldiers have been mobilised around large parts […]
Bolsonaro’s government is becoming well known for their paranoia against “invisible enemies,” one of their traits is to accuse the most unthinkable people/institutions to be leftists. After accusing BBC, The EU and The economist of being communists, Bolsonaro’s government has a new target: The Catholic Church! It might sound surprising and even random to many […]
“The basic law of capitalism is you or I, not both you and I.” Karl Liebknecht. Available FREE on iTunes and Podbean “The basic law of capitalism is you or I, not both you and I.” Karl Liebknecht.” The first of our new format, shorter, more frequent #podcasts, this one has an international theme. Featuring Red Raiph on […]
Reporter: Nathália Urban After Friday’s (25th Jan) environmental tragedy in Brazil were a dam used by the mining company Vale S.A collapsed and flooded toxic mud in a huge area, including the indigenous community of the Naô Xohã. Due to the tragedy, one of their members the indigenous activist Maybí Nytnawã wrote a poem showing […]
Our main picture (above): “Her name was Quelly da Silva.” Renata Peron and the struggle of trans visibility in Brazil. Renata Peron It’s no surprise that the LGBTI+ community has a hard time in Brazil, but after the election of Jair Bolsonaro an openly homophobic and transphobic individual things took a turn for the worse. […]
ResistBrasil Scotland writes an open letter to the international community, this group of women took action as soon as Bolsonaro was elected into power.