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Cry of the excluded brings tens of thousands to the streets of Brazil Cry of the Excluded brings tens of thousands to the streets of Brazil

The protests this year saw a massive number of people coming out on the streets to declare their rejection of the policies of Jair Bolsonaro, especially his attacks on public education and the environment

Amazon fire Amazon fires, Bolsonaro’s white nationalism and crony capitalism

The Right only denies global warming because its climate ‘science’ has ceded before capitalists.

Amazon forest fire Who will stop the Amazon from burning?

As the Amazon rainforests continue to burn, NewsClick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the kind of global responses the fires have received

Bolsonaro finally wakes up to the Amazon crisis, sends military for firefighting

The decision to send the military came after Bolsonaro became the target of international outrage against government inaction.

Amazon forest fires evoke global concern

While Bolivia is undertaking special efforts to fight the forest fires raging across vast swathes of the Amazon, Brazil, under Bolsonaro, refuses to take extra measures, citing ‘lack of funds’.

Thick smoke from human-caused fires in the Amazon spreads across South America

Ranchers and farmers are deliberately setting rainforest ablaze; wildfires increased by 82% over the same period in 2018

Contemporary Challenges for the Working Class and Peasantry in Brazil

Joao Pedro Stedile of the Landless Rural Workers Movement writes about the crisis of capitalism and the situation on the ground in Brazil

Education Tsunami strikes again in Brazil

Thousands of Brazilians students took to the streets in rejection of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro and his government’s attacks on public education and pensions

Brazilian students to protest against government’s education plan and pension reform

The third day of national protests will see rallies in more than 80 cities, calling for the end of policies of privatization

In a 10-1 vote, Supreme Court stays Brazil’s Lula transfer to São Paulo

Decision to transfer ex-president was about “shifting focus,” a jurist told Brasil de Fato: “Lula should be released”

Brumadinho, six months after a crime with no remedy

Vale is paying a minimum wage as emergency aid to less than 10% of the 944,000 people affected by the dam disaster

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