In Brazil, sex work remains politically and socially contentious. But thanks to a staunch sex worker movement in the country, the people who actually do the work have made themselves key contributors to the debate. […]
David Deccache, economist and technical adviser to the Brazilian Congress for the PSOL party, details how a deal struck between British Minister of Commerce Greg Hands and the illegitimate Michel Temer government is unethically benefiting the British petroleum industry on the backs of the Brazilian people. […]
In order to understand present resistance to the coup government, it is important to look at how changes in the political economy have both weakened workers’ ability to organize and weakened elite support for a nationalist development project. […]
Abortion is legal in Brazil in cases of rape, if the mother’s life is in danger, or if the fetus is deformed. But a special congressional commission approved a proposed constitutional amendment that, if passed, would criminalize abortion. […]
If Brazil’s left aims to be effective beyond electoral purposes, base-building must be paired with politicizing efforts so that the masses can become political subjects, rather than just political objects. […]
Pension giant TIAA is leading a global wave of deforestation and the destruction of small farmers’ livelihoods.