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Brazilian territory: Anarchist call for the #14J general strike

Brazilian territory: Anarchist call for the general strike on Friday June 14.

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#30MpelaEducacao #Brazil: Massive crowds hit the streets to fight education budget cuts and pension overhaul

Brazil, May 30, 2019: Student movement called protests in several cities around Brazil to continue struggle after massive rallies on May 15.

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‘Resisting to exist’: Indigenous women unite against #Brazil’s far-right president

In a country where women account for almost half of Brazil’s 900,000 native people, female indigenous leaders have now stepped boldly into the political spotlight.

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#Brazil: Right Pro – #Bolsonaro groups face crack-up as fears of low turnout loom over Sunday rallies

Brazil: It seems that fascist president Bolsonaro is facing his first setback, declining support. Supporters of the Brazilian president call for protests, but major right-wing movements say they will not join mobilization.

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#Brazil’s student movement plans bigger rallies for May 30: “Struggle has just begun”

After strike on May 15, movements organize a second day of nationwide protests in defense of public education in Brazil.

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#Brazil: Massive demonstrations in defense of education, against #Bolsonaro

Hundreds of thousands of school and university students, teachers, professors, and staff took to the streets on Wednesday, May 15, all over Brazil to protest against the education budget cuts announced by the government.

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#Brazil: How things have (and haven’t) changed

Analysis of the current situation in Brazil, written by “a group of militants” and first published in Portuguese under the name “Olha como a coisa virou” at Passa Palavra.

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The mining business has turned #Brazil into a time bomb

After Australia, Brazil is the second largest ore exporter in the world. The country has 430 ore dams, according to the report by the National Water Agency (ANA) of Brazil.

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#Brazil: #Bolsonaro draws battle lines in fight over #Amazon indigenous lands

On January 1, 2019 the fascist president Bolsonaro took office in Brazil. Although the article seems to be written for a leftwing liberal audience we decided to re-publish it because it gives an impression about the size of the threat the Bolsanoro government is for indigenous people on the Brazilian territory.

In February, a Mongabay reporting team travelled to the Brazilian Amazon, spending time with the remote Sateré-Mawé, documenting their culture and long-time conflict with mining companies and land grabbers. This series looks at new threats imposed on the Sateré and indigenous groups across Brazil as they’re threatened by the ruralist-friendly policies of President Jair Bolsonaro. The trip was funded by the Amazon Rainforest Journalism Fund in association with the Pulitzer Center and Mongabay.

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Censorship in #Brazil: 130 community radio stations left without license to operate

Jair Bolsonaro was sworn into office on January 1, 2019 and represents the most radical political shift for Brazil since military rule ended more than 30 years ago. Bolsonaro has praised Brazil’s former military dictatorship, spoken in favor of torture and threatened to destroy, imprison or banish his political opponents. In his first speech as president, Bolsonaro proclaimed that Brazilians were “being freed from socialism.” Community radio stations are one of Brazil’s most widespread tools to spread information within the poorer urban areas and the countryside.

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