LISTEN: Saulo Araujo On Bolsonaro’s Election & The Future Of Brazil’s Environment

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was  Saulo Araujo, Global Movements Program Director for Why Hunger.   From Sojourner Truth: For our Weekly Earth Watch, the dire environmental implications of the election in… Read More

Quilombo Campo Grande Threatened By Fascism

We, the MST families of Southern MG, of Quilombo Campo Grande, denounce fascist action against our 20-year struggle. Here, families, after so many years, already have electrical energy infrastructure, houses and produce a great diversity of agroecological production,… Read More

Brazil’s Next President Jair Bolsonaro: More Dangerous Than Trump

The many reasons why Bolsonarismo stands alone when compared to its global far-right peers. By ALEX HOCHULI Via CommonDreams.org The election of neo-fascist presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is raising fears that Brazil could be the latest country hit… Read More

Remembering Che Guevara: PhotoLangelle.org Photo of the Month

Men and images of Ernesto “Che” Guevara at the 2009 World Social Forum held in Brazil in Belém. Belém is the capital of the state of Pará, a port city and gateway to Brazil’s lower Amazon region. photo:… Read More

Brazil Elections: ‘Projects and Interests Will Become Clear in Runoff’

Brasil de Fato – After votes were counted last Sunday and confirmed a second round between Brazilian presidential candidates Fernando Haddad and Jair Bolsonaro, the member of the national board of the Landless Workers’ Movement João Pedro Stedile spoke with Brasil… Read More

Brazil Threatened with New Deadly Dictatorship (You thought Trump was bad…)

Photo caption: Members of the community of Santa Quiteria in Maranhão, Brazil listen to a presentation by GJEP and World Rainforest Movement on the dangers of genetically engineered eucalyptus plantations, which threaten the region.  It is believed by… Read More

Indigenous Environmental Defender killed as logging mafia targets tribe

Warning: some people may find the details and image below disturbing A leader of an Amazon tribe acclaimed for its environmental defenders has been killed, the latest in a series of deaths among the tribe. The body of… Read More

Belo Monte: There is Nothing Green or Sustainable About These Mega-Dams

Google Maps Ed Atkins, University of Bristol There are few dams in the world that capture the imagination as much as Belo Monte, built on the “Big Bend” of the Xingu river in the Brazilian Amazon. Its construction… Read More

Brazilian Farmers Go on Hunger Strike in Support of Imprisoned Former President

Members of people’s movements started a hunger strike for ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s freedom this Tuesday in Brazil. The demonstration will go on indefinitely and will take place in the country’s capital Brasília. Six activists will… Read More

Thousands of Indigenous Peoples March into Brazil’s Capital

This story was reported by Nathália Clark of 350.org, an organization building a global grassroot climate movement, and it is published here as part of a partnership with Global Voices. 350.org participated in the National Indigenous Mobilization in Brazil as a supporter. The… Read More