Official note from the Movement in response to the installation of the CPI against the MST, carried out this last Wednesday (17)
Foreign organizations sell their products and want to strengthen alternative model of cultivation in the world
MST brought agrarian reform production from all over Brazil and other countries, including more than 500 tons of food
Thousands of people went to Parque da Água Branca in São Paulo this Thursday; the free event runs until sunday
In Brazil, 65 thousand MST families are waiting to be regularized as settlers: “to continue producing, we need the land”
João Paulo Rodrigues explains the Commission of Inquiry, talks about the Fake News Bill and the Agrarian Reform Fair
“More than producing without poison and changing production, it is necessary to change the people-nature relationship”
The Chamber of Deputies, dominated by the right, has set up a CPI to investigate “the real purpose” of the MST
Born in 1984 and about to turn 40 in 2024, the MST has known, since its inception, that government is like beans, it only works in a pressure cooker
“For the martyrs of Eldorado”, says Brazilian Landless Workers’ Movement leader, “we are willing to face this new time”
Using no pesticides and chemical fertilizers, movement bets on bioinputs and community management to expand production
During the riots in Brasília on January 8, Bolsonaristas caused irreparable damage to the country’s cultural patrimony, destroying art that represents everything they are against
Almost five years after Black human rights activist and councilwoman Marielle Franco’s assassination, the question “who ordered her murder?” remains unanswered
The last meeting of the National Coordination, the MST presented a message to Brazilians with the political message of the Movement, its reflections and challenges for 2023.
Document prepared as a summary of the first meeting of the National Coordination of the Movement in 2023 is released on Friday, January 27
From all the excitement echoing from the red tide that took over during Lula’s inauguration as Brazil’s President, the most significant was the call for “no amnesty”
We call on popular We and political organizations and all those who fight for a fairer world to join the struggle of the Brazilian People!
The economic partnership between Brazil and China, which has advanced greatly in the last two decades, may be one of the keys to reversing the crisis that Brazil faces
The Lula Government will have the fundamental challenge of facing the basic needs of the people on an emerging basis, such as the fight against hunger
In part two of our conversation with João Pedro Stedile, he discusses the governability and decision-making capacity of the Lula government in the face of a conservative senate and chamber of deputies
For an MST activist, a win for Lula in the upcoming runoff vote against Bolsonaro is only one step in a crucial struggle to rebuild the Brazilian and Latin American Left.
In part one of this two-part interview, Stedile discussed the major challenges facing the incoming Lula government, the Bolsonarista blockades, and Lula’s priorities for foreign relations.
Bolsonaro had accelerated a project that Cardoso says was an “avalanche of savage capitalism. It is a capitalism that kills, that destroys, that makes a lot of money for a few people”
Message from the leadership of the MST of Pernambuco (Brazil) about the criminal Bolsonarist and Neo-Nazi invasion
Supporters of incumbent Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro took to the streets across the country denouncing the victory of Lula da Silva in the presidential elections held on Oct 30
With almost 50.9% of the votes, Lula, a trade unionist who was also president from 2003-2010
Haitian organizations organized a rally at the Brazilian embassy to declare their support for the progressive candidate Lula da Silva in the upcoming elections
Regions with the highest accumulated deforestation in 4 years had a major vote for Bolsonaro – and it is no coincidence
The Walk for Life was organized in Heliópolis, to support the candidacy of Fernando Haddad for governor of São Paulo and of Lula da Silva for president of Brazil
In the electoral campaign, Jair Bolsonaro (PL), candidate for reelection, and former ministers highlight the record distribution of land titles, but do not mention that titles are provisional or that the government cut INCRA (National Institute for Agrarian Reform) funds for agrarian reform and reduced at R$2.5 billion [Ed. approximately $470 million] rural credit
Lula currently appears the front-runner in Brazil’s presidential election, a fact that should be celebrated by the Left. But even if Lula wins, the damage Jair Bolsonaro’s right-wing rule has inflicted on the country will be difficult to undo
The announcement was made after the government went back on its decision of blocking higher education budget
The national leader of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement spoke about the work needed by left and progressive sectors within Brazil and globally to defeat the far right and save humanity
Following the first round of the presidential election, the campaigns, especially that of right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro, have focused on personal attacks and allegations
The MST elects candidates in the South, Southeast and Northeast of Brazil for state and federal office
Why are we hungry? We collectively ask this question on this World Food and Food Sovereignty Day, against hunger and transnational agribusiness corporations
Peoples Dispatch comes to you from the streets of Sao Paulo with just a few days to go before the national elections in Brazil.
Institutional contact indicates that the president uses public officials and services for electoral purposes
To the political scientist, women and young people who oppose neoconservatism are putting on the agenda their priorities
With the advance in the electoral process, MST in the state emerges with the Popular Struggle Committees
In an interview aired on Canal Rural last Wednesday (September 21), the presidential candidate also stated that his government had settled 700,000 Landless families in the country.
Marina dos Santos presents a proposal for a popular mandate in the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro to represent the MST
Aline Oliveira and Camilo Augusto of the MST Youth Collective explain on Arbor Day, this Wednesday (9/21), the MST will carry out actions to confront the environmental crisis and defend the biomes throughout the country.
In the lead-up to the general elections in Brazil, the far-right has intensified its campaign of hysteria and fear-mongering instead of providing concrete solutions to the crises affecting the people
In an interview with Mongabay, three leaders of MST’s agroecology education program share their philosophy, accomplishments and goals
The 28th Cry of the Excluded will feature a political and solidarity act with breakfast for 3,000 people in Praça da Sé
Behind in the electoral polls, Bolsonaro tries to mobilize his base with a radical rhetoric
João Paulo Rodrigues is a member of the national coordination of the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) and represents the entity in the coordination of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s (PT) campaign for the presidency.
For the MST, the visit of the President of the United States House “violates United Nations resolutions”