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Central Committee of Esquerda Marxista proposes a new orientation in the building of the Marxist Tendency in Brazil

Written by Esquerda Marxista Friday, 24 April 2015
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thumb em-thEsquerda Marxista, the IMT in Brazil, recently held its national congress where, among other things, they discussed and approved the need for a new orientation to reach the advanced layers of the working class and youth. Here we present a brief account of what the Central Committee presented to the congress.

 

Brazil: Hundreds gather for tribute to Chico Lessa in Joinville

Written by Francine Hellmann Tuesday, 10 March 2015
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chicoSome people never die; they live on in the legacy they leave behind. This was the feeling of those who filled the chamber of the City Council of Joinville on March 5 to pay tribute to Comrade Francisco Lessa. Old and new comrades in arms, family and friends, from various cities and states, gathered to remember this great man, a convinced Communist, who died holding an unshakable faith in the future of humanity. His lifelong partner, our comrade Cynthia, and his daughter Petra Lessa, were present and joined the others who stood up to sing the Internationale at the end of the ceremony.

 

Brazil: The death of comrade Chico Lessa – one of our own

Written by Esquerda Marxista Monday, 02 March 2015
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foto selecionada chicoThe Central Committee of Esquerda Marxist (the Marxist Left) notes with deep regret the death of our comrade Chico Lessa, which occurred on Saturday morning (28/02). We offer all our sympathy to the family and friends of Comrade Chico.

   

Successful Revolutionary Summer Camp in Brazil

Written by Ben Gliniecki Wednesday, 21 January 2015
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summer-camp2015-5200 youth participated from across Brazil in revolutionary summer camp organised by the Brazilian Marxists of Esquerda Marxista.

 

Brazil: Who is the World Cup for?

Written by Alex Minoru and Gabriel Pinho in Brazil Thursday, 12 June 2014
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fifa-cartoonToday the World Cup opens in Brazil, but with a very different atmosphere to what usually accompanies such an event, as the widespread protest movements and strikes taking place in the country clearly demonstrate. Here we publish an article by comrades of the Esquerda Marxista [Marxist Left] that highlights the enormous social and class contradictions that have surfaced around the tournament.

   

FIFA World Cup: Wave of protests and strikes unleashed in Brazil

Written by Farshad Azadian Tuesday, 10 June 2014
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fifa-food-thThe World Cup events being held in 12 cities across Brazil are set to begin in several days. Half a million tourists are expected to flood into Brazil. However, instead of the expected celebrations and weeks of national rejoicing in a country long-known for its proud football traditions, there is enormous tension as the events are set to begin on June 12th.

 

Brazilian Marxists punished by São Paulo Municipality for protesting against repression

Written by Esquerda Marxista - Brazil Wednesday, 29 January 2014
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em-th Esquerda Marxista: Sao Paulo municipality wants to punish the Marxist Left for having participated in a demonstration against repression

   

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