98th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Communist Party of Brazil (P.C.B.)

“With great joy and pride we are today releasing an important video that we received from the Brazilian Maoists. The video shows very impressively how the comrades celebrate the anniversary of the foundation of the Brazilian Communist Party (abbreviated “PCB” in Portuguese). The images and messages in the video are living proof of the brave advance of the Maoists in Brazil in the struggle for the reconstitution … Continue reading 98th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Communist Party of Brazil (P.C.B.)

Brazil: Cartoonist Faces Censorship for Challenging Bolsonaro, Artists Rally in Support

By David Martinez The fascist Bolsonaro regime is targeting Brazilian cartoonist Renato Aroeira and journalist Ricardo Noblat for the creation and dissemination of an editorial cartoon that shows Bolsanaro painting a swastika onto the red cross medical symbol. Other cartoonists have shown solidarity by recreating the cartoon in their own style to challenge the threat of censorship and sharing their work with the hashtag #SomosTodosAroeira … Continue reading Brazil: Cartoonist Faces Censorship for Challenging Bolsonaro, Artists Rally in Support

A Nova Democracia: Harbinger of New Times

The following is a translation of the editorial “Prenúncios de novos tempos” from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia. During the tempestuous times which the world is going through, the massive protests that crossed the whole world like a powder fuse track were enough to move the oppressed of the Earth to shake the old imperialist order upside down. The spark was the broadcast torture … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Harbinger of New Times

Austin: Presentation Builds International Solidarity in People’s Resistance to Police Terror

By Mike Talavera The Committee to Support the People’s Struggle in Brazil gave a presentation on June 18 in Rosewood Park in Austin which highlighted resistance to police oppression in the favelas (slums) of Brazil’s major cities and connected it to the recent protests in the US. The event was carried out in the internationalist spirit of supporting resistance to the Brazilian state and ruling … Continue reading Austin: Presentation Builds International Solidarity in People’s Resistance to Police Terror

Brazil: Favela Rebels After Police Murder 15 Year Old Boy

By Nélida Tello Protests erupted in Vila Clara, a favela south of São Paulo, after 15 year old Guilherme Silva Guedes was kidnapped and killed by two off duty police officers Sunday night. Guedes was tortured before being shot twice in the head and hand after being chased, detained, and forced into a car by two plainclothes officers. The identity of the police is unknown, … Continue reading Brazil: Favela Rebels After Police Murder 15 Year Old Boy

In Defense of the Health and Life of Chairman Gonzalo

By Kyle Rosse This month, the Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the Peoples (CEBRASPO) and the Brazilian Association of People’s Lawyers (ABRAPO) joined the international call requesting that the Peruvian state grant Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso) leave on house arrest from his imprisonment at the Callao naval base, based on his vulnerability to COVID-19. Chairman Gonzalo, now 85, has been in his underground cell … Continue reading In Defense of the Health and Life of Chairman Gonzalo

Brazil: Military Police Arrest 112 Antifascist Demonstrators

By Nélida Tello A demonstration against fascist President Jair Bolsonaro and the military high command scheduled for the morning of June 7 at the Mercado de São Braz in the city of Belém was heavily repressed by Military Police before it could even begin. Demonstrations were held in 11 states as well as the federal capital. Before the demonstration stated, Belém Superintendence of Mobility (SEMOB) … Continue reading Brazil: Military Police Arrest 112 Antifascist Demonstrators

Workers League (Brazil): Long Live a Class-Conscious and Combative 1st of May!

This is an unofficial translation of the statement, Viva o 1º de maio classista e combativo! written by the Workers League (Liga Operária) of Brazil. By Liga Operária More than at any time in our recent history, it is time to warmly greet the day of all the workers in the world.  Long live the class-conscious and combative May 1st of 2020! We salute the … Continue reading Workers League (Brazil): Long Live a Class-Conscious and Combative 1st of May!

Brazil: The government’s war is not against the virus! It’s against the people!

The following is an unofficial translation of a note from the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants on the Coronavirus pandemic, originally published April 8, 2020 The Coronavirus pandemic that has spread around the world, with more than one million infected, principally threatening the lives of the poorest populations, fully demonstrates that the unburied corpse of imperialism, the highest and last phase of … Continue reading Brazil: The government’s war is not against the virus! It’s against the people!