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Bolsonaro’s campaign uses presidential e-mail to receive electoral donations

Institutional contact indicates that the president uses public officials and services for electoral purposes

Flávia Biroli: “Women reject Bolsonaro due to the economic crises and his conservative agenda”

To the political scientist, women and young people who oppose neoconservatism are putting on the agenda their priorities

MST in RN reinforces the importance of Popular Committees and grassroots work

With the advance in the electoral process, MST in the state emerges with the Popular Struggle Committees

Lula recognizes the importance of the MST in the production of healthy foods

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 do MST brings to public policy the experience of building the Social Movement

Marina dos Santos presents a proposal for a popular mandate in the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro to represent the MST

“The environmental damage that Bolsonaro brought to Brazil is immeasurable”, state the MST youth

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.

Fear and misinformation dominate discourses of Brazilian right

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

‘Viable, just & necessary’: Agroecology is a movement in Brazil

In an interview with Mongabay, three leaders of MST’s agroecology education program share their philosophy, accomplishments and goals

Popular movements promote the fight against hunger this September 7 in São Paulo

The 28th Cry of the Excluded will feature a political and solidarity act with breakfast for 3,000 people in Praça da Sé

September 7: Bolsonaro’s last card?

Behind in the electoral polls, Bolsonaro tries to mobilize his base with a radical rhetoric

João Paulo Rodrigues | Melhor defesa é o ataque

João Paulo Rodrigues: “Brazil has a great responsibility in Latin America”

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.

In defense of National and Popular Sovereignty

Read the letter of the MST to the Brazilian people

“We need peace”, says MST in letter to Chinese embassy

For the MST, the visit of the President of the United States House “violates United Nations resolutions”

“Dialogue among family,” says MST leader on meeting with Colombian VP Francia Márquez

Agrarian reform, agro-ecology, and integration were topics discussed between the MST and the VP-elect of Colombia

Social movements and organizations of rural, water and forest people launch a campaign against violence

Letter summons “the whole of society to an ongoing campaign against violence in the countryside, in defense of territories and life”

Protests held across Brazil to call for peace and justice for Marcelo Arruda

Mobilizations have taken place in cities across Brazil following a claim by Police claim that the murder of Marcelo was not politically motivated

Breaking the Map with the Machete’s Edge: the Internationalism of the Landless

National MST leader analyzes processes of struggle and organization of peoples internationally

The Struggle for Despejo Zero: how we arrived at the extension of ADPF 828

Summary of the actions of the Despejo Zero campaign demonstrate the importance of this discussion today

The MST occupies museum in New York in show by Barbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca

“Fala da Terra” is part of the “Five Times Brazil” exhibition and is now available to the public starting this week at the New Museum

Actions across the country demand extension of the measure against evictions in Brazil

If ADPF 828 is not extended for another year or while the social and economic effects of the pandemic persist, as of July 1, more than 142,000 families may lose their homes and territories

500,000 people at risk of eviction in Brazil as Supreme Court moratorium nears end

The Zero Evictions Campaign has warned that 142,000 families might lose their homes if the STF-issued injunction against evictions is allowed to expire on June 30

Increase in the cases of Covid-19 creates more risks for the populations in occupied areas  

Physician and activist in the MST Health Sector, Joelson Silva, warns of the dangers to people living in occupied areas if the measure that prohibits evictions in the pandemic is not extended by the STF

After threats, a British journalist and an Indigenous expert disappear in the Amazon

Indigenous individuals searched the route but found no trace. Both should have arrived in the city by Sunday morning

Why is the Zero Eviction Campaign urgent both in the cities and the countryside? 

This article reminds us that half a million people could be evicted in June 2022 in Brazil

Solidarity: A Conversation with Messilene Gorete

A militant of Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement MST talks about internationalism and the work of their solidarity brigade in Venezuela

In Zâmbia, Literacy and Agroecology Campaign trains 2,000 people 

Fred M’membe Literacy and Agroecology Campaign continues into its second phase in 2022, where it will go to three other provinces in the country

MST motion of repudiation on the murder of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) repudiates the murder of Palestinian journalist by colonialist state of Israel’s armed forces

Lula: It is the workers who drive the real economy

To Brazil’s former President, the economic recovery can’t be dissociated from improvement in people’s living conditions

MST realiza audiência pública sobre a Reforma Agrária Popular no Vale do Paraíba

Agrarian reform, a forbidden subject

“Agrarian reform” needs to be put back at the political center, but now accompanied by the adjective “people’s”

Our thanks for contributions to the Bicycles for Zambia Campaign

The Bicycles for Zambia Campaign closes with a positive balance

The CPT publishes a report about conflicts in the countryside in Brazil in 2021

The launch of the report, which occurs every year in April, was in person, with the participation of social movements and organizations

2022 Campaign of Struggles carries out marches, occupations, and builds Landless solidarity

For Land, Housing and Bread, landless people march from Feira de Santana to Salvador (BA)

The MST’s Red April launches a campaign for “Land, Housing, and Bread”

The National Campaign of Struggles in Defense of Agrarian Reform in 2022 is happening from April 8 to the 17th, on the 26th anniversary of the martyrs of Eldorado do Carajás

Get to Know the Agroecological Program for the Repair of the Paraopeba River Basin

An initiative of the MST of Minas Gerais in the metropolitan region, the Program proposes reparations for Vale’s crime in Brumadinho

Check out the mobilizations that extended the injunction against evictions during the pandemic 

After a national mobilization, a union of popular movements managed with the STF to extend ADPF 828, which prevents evictions until June 2022

Judges and organizations from 32 countries signed a petition to the Brazilian Supreme Court to extend the moratorium to prevent eviction in Brazil

Almost 800 signers, directed to the ministers of the Supreme Court, defend the extension of the ADPF 828 anti-eviction measure

MST leader João Paulo Rodrigues on upcoming Brazilian elections

In an interview with OperaMundi, Rodrigues discusses Popular Committees and the demonstrations in favor of Lula’s candidacy

Peoples movements take to the streets against evictions throughout Brazil on Thursday March 17

The Campaign for Zero Evictions is calling for demonstrations in the main capitals of the country during the National Housing for Life Action

Act for the Land mobilizes artists and social movements in Brasília

For the MST, the agendas highlighted by the Act also include the threat of evictions that thousands of families currently face across the country

In Lusaka, Zambian women are taught literacy by the Fred M’membe Campaign

The activity marks the end of the first stage, which in total aims to teach 2,000 rural and urban workers to read and write

Socialist Party of Zambia celebrates Ngoni Warriors Day 

Nsingu Day commemorates the struggle and resistance of the Ngoni people in defense of their territories against European colonization on the continent.

Balance of the Agrarian Question in Brazil in 2021 (CPT Northeast II)

The Pastoral Land Commission of the Northeast II publishes the balance of the year 2021 for the peoples of the land, waters and forests. Check out the full analysis:

The future is now: the historic crossroads of the environmental crisis in Brazil

The MST has taken immediate measures to mitigate the effects of the climate, such as the National Plan to Plant Trees and Produce Healthy Foods, which have pointed to the prospect of Peoples Agrarian Reform, with the planting of 100 million trees in ten years, combined with food production in agroecological systems

2022 begins with the environment crying for help

Heat waves, floods and prolonged droughts show how climate change is already present; Check the interview with Marcio Astrini, Executive Secretary of the Climate Observatory

The MST donates more than six thousand tons of food during the pandemic

Just during the Christmas Without Hunger campaign, around 250,000 people received donations in 24 states of Brazil

The Year of Hope for Change

The people needs to build, participate and fight for a new project for the country

Cerrado deforestation surges to 5-year high under Bolsonaro

The data collected by Inpe confirms a surging tendency in devastation since the beginning of Bolsonaro’s term

Literacy and agroecology campaign trains 700 peasants in Zambia

With the objective of covering 10 thousand Zambian peasants, this first phase of the Campaign plans to conclude with 2000 literate people

MST A Christmas Without Hunger: Cultivating solidarity to feed the people

Between the 10th of December and the 6th of January, the Christmas Without Hunger campaign will encourage a supper for thousands of vulnerable families in all major regions of Brazil

Justice authorizes eviction of 450 families in the Marielle Vive camp, of the MST, in Valinhos (SP)

This Tuesday, the Justice Tribunal of São Paulo decided to maintain the repossession against 450 families of the Marielle Vive Camp, in Valinhos (SP)