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The underlying crisis of world capitalism has, as we predicted, significantly deteriorated in the year. In the decisive sphere of the world economy a new crisis looms, the timing and character of which are not...

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The victory of Jair Bolsonaro in the second round of the Brazilian elections represents a huge political step backwards for the country and the Brazilian people. We do not share the cynicism of bourgeois analysts...

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The Left Must Build a Powerful Socialist Alternative The victory of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s second round presidential election by a 10% margin over the Workers’ Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad, represents a setback for...

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From mourning to struggle On 14 March, Marielle Franco, a veteran member of PSOL in Rio de Janeiro, was barbarically executed in the city centre. Anderson Pedro Gomes, the driver of her car, was also...

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For unity in the struggle against attacks without stopping to build a new Left Socialist alternative Liberdade, Socialismo e Revolução (LSR – CWI in Brazil) On 24 January, the conviction of ex-President, Luiz Inácio Lula...

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André Ferrari (LSR-CWI Brazil) On 28 April, the Brazilian working class gave a clear sign of its strength and ability to mobilise. A 24-hour general strike was called, as a unified action by all the...

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Brazil Jane Barros It is no exaggeration to say that the commemorations of March 8 in Brazil were the biggest in the recent period. This reflects the growth of resistance against the illegitimate government of...

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At the end of January, members of Socialist Alternative joined over 200 socialists from Brazil, Venezuela, Chile, Sweden and Spain for a week-long school dedicated to discussing the political situation in Latin America and the...

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Dilma’s Government Brought to Brink of Collapse Marcus Kollbrunner, LSR (CWI in Brazil) Brazil is being rocked by a deep political and economic crisis that has brought Dilma’s government to the brink of collapse. In...

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In what has proven to be a perfect storm of climate change, underfunded health care, and poor infrastructure, the Zika virus has become an epidemic in Latin America. What was previously classified as a relatively...

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