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Brazil: After impeachment, what are the prospects?

Written by Esquerda Marxista (Marxist Left) Friday, 02 September 2016
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Dilma Rousseff credit-Agência-BrasilBy 61 votes to 20, the rotten Brazilian Senate has approved the impeachment of Dilma and, consequently, her definitive removal from office. This is the final chapter in a process which was started in December 2015 by the former president of the Chamber of Deputies, Eduardo Cunha.

 

Brazil: #FORATEMER occupies the streets of Sao Paulo

Written by In Defence of Marxism Monday, 16 May 2016
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liberdade-e-luta credit-liberdade-e-lutaAt the ‪#‎ForaTemer‬ (Témer Out!) rally in Sao Paulo on Sunday, May 15th, Liberdade e Luta (Freedom and Struggle) was present among the ten thousand-strong protest. 

 

Impeachment of Dilma Rousseff – the Brazilian ruling class on the warpath

Written by Fred Weston Thursday, 12 May 2016
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Entrevistas Diversas 23181337800The Brazilian Senate has just voted by a majority of 55 votes to 22 to impeach the President Dilma Rousseff. Michel Temer, the Vice-President, and member of the bourgeois PMDB, is now making preparations to form a new right-wing government. This marks the end of a long period of relative political stability in Brazil. The economy is in its worst recession since the 1930s. It is in this context that we can understand the recent dramatic shifts and turns in the political situation.

   

On May 1st in Brazil

Written by Esquerda Marxista Thursday, 12 May 2016
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The 1st May in Brazil occurred in this year amid the deepening economic crisis and the political crisis in the country with the opening of impeachment of President Dilma Roussef, driven by the bourgeoisie to raise a government able to implement deeper the austerity measures demanded by capital.

 

Brazilian impeachment unleashes forces the ruling class will regret

Written by Serge Goulart Wednesday, 20 April 2016
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Dilma Rousseff credit-Agência-BrasilThe impeachment of Dilma was approved on Sunday by a united front of bourgeois parties in order to establish a government of Temer [current vice-president] and Cunha [Parliamentary speaker], with support from the PSDB (Brazilian Social Democratic Party), DEM (Democrats) and other parties.

   

Brazil: Impeachment of Dilma opens up new period of class struggle

Written by Fred Weston in Brazil Monday, 18 April 2016
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2016.04.Brazil-DilmaImpeachmentProtestDramatic events unfolded in Brazil last night as the Congress [Parliament] voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. The whole country was following the process, divided into two camps, the reactionary pro-impeachment bourgeois and petit bourgeois, and the anti-impeachment workers and youth.

 

Brazil: Unity in defence of workers’ rights and conquests! Class independence and struggle!

Written by Esquerda Marxista (IMT Brazil) Friday, 01 April 2016
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panfleto 1The Brazilian bourgeoisie has decided that it is time to take back direct control of the government. It no longer wants an outsourced government. For this reason, the united front of the ruling class called the demonstrations of 13th March.

   

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