Editors Note: The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Breve Nota Sobre la Situación Política en el País” from the People’s Movement Peru. Just a few days ago, after a long tug-of-war between the representatives of the two factions of the big bourgeoisie to decide the nomination of the new reactionary president who will replace the current one in the presidency of the … Continue reading Peru People’s Movement: A Brief Note on the Political Situation of the Country
By Ben Robinson On July 15, the National Front of Struggle (Frente Nacional de Luta) and the League of Poor Peasants (LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres) organized a protest in the state of Minas Gerais, which included blocking a major highway with a flaming barricade. The peasant demonstration raised slogans against the genocidal government of fascist President Jair Bolsonaro, which has caused the death of … Continue reading Brazil: Combative Peasant Protest Blocks Highway, Denounces Bolsonaro Government
Cover photo: Poster with slogans demands freedom for the political prisoners of Camp Manoel Ribeiro. Source: Peasant Resistance Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of an article by democratic Brazilian newspaper, A Nova Democracia. Continuing the unfounded campaign of criminalization against those who fight for land, on June 29, in Vilhena, in the southern cone of the state of Rondonia, there was a … Continue reading Brazil: Despite Evidence of Innocence, Judge Denies Freedom to 4 Political Prisoners of Manoel Ribeiro
Editors’ note: The following is an unofficial translation of the weekly editorial from Brazilian people’s newspaper A Nova Democracia published on June 24. Tribune has added two footnotes to clarify terms. By the Editorial Board of A Nova Democracia Last Saturday, June 19, the country witnessed the biggest street demonstrations in recent years. In all capitals, in several other cities, and abroad, hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: The Importance and Limits of Demonstrations
Cover Illustration: Reed Everson By David Martinez Tribune of the People is pleased to share “Santa Elina Belongs to the Peasants” (“Santa Elina é dos camponeses,” in the original Portuguese)—a song released this past week by the Brazilian group Canto Geral. The song is a tribute to the revolutionary peasant movement, which fights for the Agrarian Revolution against the latifundium (i.e., the big landlords who … Continue reading Music: Santa Elina Belongs to the Peasants
By the Editorial Board Marked every June 19, the Day of Heroism celebrates the resistance of revolutionary prisoners in Peru who fought back against the genocidal plans of the Old Peruvian State to eradicate them in the Lurigancho, El Fronton, and Callao prisons. Their resistance and sacrifices are not only an inspiration to the people of Peru, but a heroic example to revolutionaries all across … Continue reading Day of Heroism—Glory to the Fallen Heroes, Long Live the Revolution!
By David Martinez Tens of thousands demonstrated across Brazil this past Saturday against the genocidal military government of fascist president Jair Bolsonaro. As reported by Brazilian revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND), demonstrations took place in over 200 cities and towns, with the wide participation of the Brazilian people, including workers, students, unions, and people’s organizations. Protesters raised demands for the COVID-19 vaccine, jobs, and … Continue reading Brazil: Protests across Country Denounce the Genocidal Military Government of Bolsonaro
Editor’s note: The following is a translation of “FRACASO DE LAS ELECCIONES REACCIONARIAS Y EL PAPEL DE LA LOD (MOVADEF) Y DE LAS ACCIONES DE LOS ‘SEÑORES FEUDALES DE LA GUERRA’ DEL VRAEM” from the Peru People’s Movement, published by Communist International, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Internet Review. “Destroy bureaucratic capitalism, both private and state; confiscate all its properties, goods and economic rights for the benefit of the … Continue reading Peru: Failure of the Reactionary Elections, the Role of the ROL (MOVADEF), and the Actions of the ‘Feudal Warlords’ of VRAEM!
Editor’s Note: Tribune shares the following video published by the Colombian revolutionary newspaper – El Comunero Prensa, who have compiled footage from protests on May 28, which marked one month since the start of the massive uprisings taking place in the country. We have provided an unofficial English translation of the transcript of the video’s narration below. By El Comunero The past May 28 marked … Continue reading Colombia: May 28 – Marking One Month of the Great National Strike (Video)
The following is an unofficial translation of the article “RO: Camponeses furam cerco militar, se retiram e declaram: ‘Voltaremos mais fortes!” published in the Brazilian democratic and revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia. By Taís Souza Hundreds of peasant families from Camp Manoel Ribeiro (Chupinguaia, Rondonia, former Santa Elina Farm), who were under military siege and closely monitored by the intelligence service of several police and … Continue reading Brazil: Peasants Break Through Military Siege, Withdraw, and Declare: We Will Come Back Stronger!