Brazil: Workers Set Barricades Ablaze, Protest against Government Negligence

By Nélida Tello The demand for vaccines, emergency aid, and reduced cost of gas intensified on Tuesday as workers in São Paulo set barricades on fire restricting travel on two major roads.  The protest was a response to the federal and state government negligent response to COVID. Cities across the state of São Paulo are not prepared to treat an influx of ICU patients, as … Continue reading Brazil: Workers Set Barricades Ablaze, Protest against Government Negligence

Biden Suppresses Photos of Migrant Children Detention Camps, Denies Lawyer Access

Photo credit: Office of Rep. Henry Cuellar via the Associated Press By David Martinez It was revealed this week that Joe Biden has attempted to restrict photos showing the growing numbers of child migrants being held in detention camps along the southern border with Mexico. For multiple weeks, the Biden administration has denied media and lawyer access to facilities in an effort to suppress images … Continue reading Biden Suppresses Photos of Migrant Children Detention Camps, Denies Lawyer Access

March 25: 99 Years Since the Founding of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCB)

The following is an unofficial translation of an article published by the Brazilian revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND): “25 de março: 99 anos da fundação do Partido Comunista do Brasil (P.C.B.)” By the Editor-In-Chief of AND On March 25, 2021, 99 years have passed since the founding of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCB). Inspired by the Great October Socialist Revolution, and together with … Continue reading March 25: 99 Years Since the Founding of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCB)

Brazil: Victorious MFP Meeting Brings Together Peasant Women in the Ponte da Aliança Operário-Camponesa Region

Editor’s Note: We reproduce the following unofficial translation of the Victorious MFP meeting that has brought peasant women together in Ponte da Aliança and published by Movimiento Feminino Popular On March 8, International Working Women’s Day was celebrated through a vigorous meeting of peasant women that gathered, throughout the 7th, young and adult companions from 10 peasant and quilombola (descendants of runaway slaves) areas, including … Continue reading Brazil: Victorious MFP Meeting Brings Together Peasant Women in the Ponte da Aliança Operário-Camponesa Region

Imperialist Biden Tells Immigrants from Oppressed Countries ‘Don’t Come Over’

By David Martinez Imperialism makes trouble as a law of its existence and will do everything it can to deny and distract from its primary role in sowing the misery of the world’s people, but will never shy away from telling the people what it thinks is best for them. In a typical display of this arrogance, head of US Imperialism Joe Biden made the … Continue reading Imperialist Biden Tells Immigrants from Oppressed Countries ‘Don’t Come Over’

MFP Brazil: Long Live March 8th, International Working Women’s Day! Raise up the Women of the People for the Revolution!

Editor’s Note: We share this unofficial translation of a statement released by the Popular Women’s Movement (MFP) of Brazil published in honor of March 8, International Working Women’s Day. By Movimento Feminino Popular On this 8th of March, once again, we women of the MFP (Movimento Feminino Popular) – Popular Women’s Movement greet our glorious proletarian class and especially the women of the people of … Continue reading MFP Brazil: Long Live March 8th, International Working Women’s Day! Raise up the Women of the People for the Revolution!

Brazil: Comrade Dantas, Present in the Struggle

By Nélida Tello Brazilian revolutionary José Alves da Silva, known by many as Dantas, died on February 13, after contracting COVID-19 in early January. Dantas was a known Marxist-Leninist-Maoist steeled in class struggled who dedicated his life to fight for a new democratic revolution in Brazil. Dantas’s partner, Nora, also contracted COVID-19 and was hospitalized alongside Dantas in February as their symptoms worsened. Dantas spent … Continue reading Brazil: Comrade Dantas, Present in the Struggle

Chile: Thousands Protest Police Murder of Street Artist, Ten Government Buildings Set Ablaze

Photo Credit: Alicia Caceres/Aton for Chile/AFP via Getty Images By Nélida Tello Police in the city of Panguipulli, Chile murdered Francisco Martinez, 27, on February 5 during an identification check, resulting in mass protests throughout the country. In Panguipulli, demonstrators set fire to 10 government buildings, including the city hall. The capital of Chile, Santiago, saw thousands of protesters take the streets demanding justice for … Continue reading Chile: Thousands Protest Police Murder of Street Artist, Ten Government Buildings Set Ablaze

Brazil: Workers Protest Closure of Ford Factory in State of Bahia

By David Martinez On January 21 in an act of protest, automobile workers in Camaçari in the state of Bahia took their uniforms, on which they wrote the names of their family members affected by the closure of the Ford plant, and hung them on the fence surrounding the factory headquarters. Earlier this month, Ford Motor Co., which operated three plants in Brazil, announced it … Continue reading Brazil: Workers Protest Closure of Ford Factory in State of Bahia

A Nova Democracia: Assassins in Power

The following is an unoffical translation from the original article in Portuguese by A Nova Democracia: Editorial Semanal – Assassinos no poder By the Editorial Board of A Nova Democracia The scenes that come from Manaus are terrifying, in all aspects. The indescribable drama of people dying without oxygen, accompanied by the collapse of even the funerary system and the potentially irreversible damage – physical … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Assassins in Power