The following is an analysis from a Chilean comrade (Warning Facebook Link). While we don’t agree with the final statements, we feel the analysis in this is rather illuminating for this moment.
South African territory: Solidarity statement to comrades in Brazil by Abahlali baseMjondolo after the fascist Bolsonaro came to power in Brazil.
We are living in ominous times. Every week something new: white supremacist murders in Kentucky and Pittsburgh; the continued rise of the far right in Europe; Trump’s attack on transgender rights; the election of aspiring tyrant Jair Bolsonaro to the Brazilian presidency; the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report that climate catastrophe is likely only about 20 years away. What’s next?
Antisemitic violence has spiked dramatically in the United States with 2018 being the largest single year increase on record since 1994.
In Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, fascist proponent of dictatorship and mass killings, has won the election. Who needs a military coup when you use voting to accomplish exactly the same thing?
Statement by Antifascist Coordination Bogotá and RASH Bogotá after election of Bolsonaro in Brazil. Below the video after the statement we have published a Link to a PDF file: Resistance Handbook against the fascist Bolsonaro regime (Portuguese).
Brazil: The election of a fascist signals the beginning of a new era.
The Guillotine podcast of October 29, 2018.
Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil on Sunday evening. The fascist candidate received more than 55 percent of the votes. Protests against his election were suppressed. In the Rio de Jainero suburb Niteroi there was a military parade.
Special Opinion Letter from the Uruguayan Anarchist Federation about the current political moment in Brazil, October 2018.