Brazil

International News - Black Flag #219 (2000)

Shorter international news items from Black Flag #219 (2000)

No to Eviction! Defend the Occupation Carlos Marighella Against the Genocide Racist State of Brazil

A statement from the Federation of Brazilian Revolutionary Syndicalist Organizations opposing the forced eviction of 85 families. First published by the International Confederation of Labour.

Internationalism series – Experiences in South America

We interviewed a comrade from Germany who has been following events and movements in South America. She works as a postal worker for DHL. The initial introduction to the series can be found here: https://letsgetrooted.wordpress.com/2020/09/05/working-class-internationalism-series/

The Brazilian Anarchist Uprising of 1918 – Black Flag

87 years ago Rio de Janeiro was shaken by a series of events that in one of the most important episodes in the history of the Brazilian workers' movement: an insurrectionary strike designed to bring down oligarchic republican government and replace it with a workers' and soldiers' council.

From Black Flag #218 1999.

Imperialism and the Amazon

The article which follows was written at the beginning of the month when the continuing deforestation of the Amazon led to the yet more murders of the indigenous population. Since then the crisis has deepened as the dry season burning of the Amazon to clear the way for farming has reached new heights.

SOS CEPI Sudoeste - School Community Struggles Against Oppression in Goiás

Libertarian socialism in Latin America: a roundtable interview – Enrique Guerrero-López

Three interviews of militants from libertarian socialist political organisations in Chile, Argentina, and Brazil, exploring the history, theory, and practice of libertarian socialism. Originally published by the Black Rose Anarchist Federation in the United States.

Brazil: How things have (and haven't) changed

From the management of June 2013 uprising to Bolsonaro’s ordered revolt.

Dissecting the right's "free speech" rhetoric

An analysis of the reactionary co-option of the term "freedom of speech" in the age of Trump and Bolsonaro, and discussion of how best to respond to it.

Todas Contra Bolsonaro! Todas contra Bolsonaro e a nova direita!

No dia primeiro de janeiro de 2019, Jair Bolsonaro assumirá a presidência do Brasil. Sua candidatura, seu governo e seus aliados representam o que há de pior em qualquer sociedade: o autoritarismo, o sexismo, o racismo, a homofobia e a xenofobia. O capitalismo aliado a práticas com fortes tendências fascistas!