Brazil: Sanitary Committee of Manoel Ribeiro Camp Conducts Covid-19 Tests in Camp Sites

The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Comitê Sanitário do Acampamento Manoel Ribeiro faz testes de Covid-19 em acampados” from Resistência Camponesa newspaper. From the first days of the seizure of the lands of the Nossa Senhora Aparecida latifundium, the peasants of the Manoel Ribeiro Camp formed their own Popular Sanitary Committee to guarantee health care and prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus … Continue reading Brazil: Sanitary Committee of Manoel Ribeiro Camp Conducts Covid-19 Tests in Camp Sites

Brazil: URGENT! Military Police Cowardly Surround Tiago dos Santos Camp and Prevent Entry of Supplies

Editor’s Note: The following is a translation of a series of articles published by A Nova Democracia on the urgent need for awareness and solidarity with peasants of the Tiago do Santos Camp in the Rondonia region of Brazil, who are being blockaded by Military Police (MP). We urge our readers to help disseminate the situation and carry out acts of solidarity with the peasant … Continue reading Brazil: URGENT! Military Police Cowardly Surround Tiago dos Santos Camp and Prevent Entry of Supplies

Brazil: Two More Articles on the Resistance of Camp Manoel Ribeiro

The following is an unofficial translation of two new articles concerning the struggle of the peasants at Camp Manoel Ribeiro, led by the Poor Peasants League. Afraid, Police Intercept Peasant Buses in Manoel Ribeiro Below, we [A Nova Democracia] reproduce news from the Resistencia Camponesa (Peasant Resistance) newspaper about police intimidation against peasants arriving at the new Camp Manoel Ribeiro. On September 15, the police … Continue reading Brazil: Two More Articles on the Resistance of Camp Manoel Ribeiro

The Significance of Land Seizures in the Brazilian State of Rondônia

By the Editorial Board When the deepest masses rise up, the Old States tremble and panic; each step taken by this section of the masses is met with a wave of reaction to force the people as a whole to cower. However, each step taken lights a fire in the hearts of millions, and the oppressed of the world feel themselves moving forward. In the … Continue reading The Significance of Land Seizures in the Brazilian State of Rondônia

Brazil: Two Articles on the Peasant Struggle in Rondônia

The following is a translation of two articles from Resitencia Componesa (Peasant Resistance) Newspaper concerning the struggle of poor peasants for land, specifically in the lands of the former Santa Elina farm, which was the site of the Battle of Corumbiara 25 years ago. Rondônia: Camp Manoel Ribeiro Peasants and Surrounding Communities Face Military Police Intimidation A Nova Democracia, September 16 We reproduce below a … Continue reading Brazil: Two Articles on the Peasant Struggle in Rondônia

A Nova Democracia: Breaking the Vicious Cycle

The following is an unoffical translation of the Editorial “Romper o ciclo vicioso” by the popular democratic Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia Since the brutal murder of George Floyd on May 25, the imperialist superpower the United States (USA) has been the scene of the biggest mass protests since the late 1960’s. For 50 years, the struggle for so-called “civil rights,” although it reversed some … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Breaking the Vicious Cycle

Solidarity with A Nova Democracia, The Brazilian People’s Democratic Press

By the Editorial Board On August 13, the popular democratic newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND) was subject to a reactionary act of sabotage aimed at their headquarters. Disguised as a network technician, the reactionary saboteur gained access to the building that houses AND’s headquarters, and on a different floor, cut the internet and phone cables. The Tribune of the People Support Committee and the Committee … Continue reading Solidarity with A Nova Democracia, The Brazilian People’s Democratic Press

Brazil: Peasant Land Seizure Commemorates 25 Years of Heroic Resistance

By Felipe Vera On August 16, dozens of peasant families in Brazil, led by the revolutionary organization League of Poor Peasants (LCP), carried out a land seizure at the Nossa Senhora farm, a remnant of the old Santa Elina farm. The weight of this seizure not only represents the force and path of the peasantry in countries like Brazil when guided by revolutionary leadership, but … Continue reading Brazil: Peasant Land Seizure Commemorates 25 Years of Heroic Resistance

Brazil: Liga Operaria (Workers League) Issues Solidarity Statement with Austin’s Targeted Three

By Ed Dalton Liga Operaria (LO), in English, Workers’ League, a revolutionary and democratic workers organization in Brazil, has issued solidarity with Austin’s Targeted Three. In their statement they affirm, “The Liga Operária is in solidarity with the three Austin prisoners and we condemn the criminalization of them, who are persecuted for participating in a fair fight in defense of Black people and the poor … Continue reading Brazil: Liga Operaria (Workers League) Issues Solidarity Statement with Austin’s Targeted Three

Brazil: Solidarity Campaign for Austin’s Targeted Three

During the week of July 16, numerous revolutionary organizations in cities and towns across Brazil demonstrated their international solidarity with Austin’s Targeted Three. Participating organizations included revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND), as well as the Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the People (Cebraspo), Popular Women’s Movement (MFP), the Workers’ League (LO), the League of Poor Peasants (LCP), as well as several other Popular Solidarity … Continue reading Brazil: Solidarity Campaign for Austin’s Targeted Three