worker’s party

Brazil

May 11, 2017
Mike Fox reports from Curitiba, Brazil, where former president Lula da Silva defended himself in court against corruption allegations for the first time

Brazil’s Defiant Rousseff Takes the Stand, But Will Democracy Survive?

August 30, 2016

The Brazilian oligarchy is on the cusp of achieving its major objectives through the parliamentary coup says James Green, Professor of Brazilian History and Culture at Brown University

Brazil’s PT Failed to Disengage from Corrupt Elements of Its Political Class

August 3, 2016

Alex Cuadros, author of Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country, says the PT, under the leadership of Lula and Rousseff, has failed to disrupt corporate influence over politics

Past is present in Latin America

October 3, 2013
As the Supreme Court of Brazil orders a retrial of convicted PT politicians, Joao Pedro Stedile, Leader of the Landless Rural Workers Movement, says the mass movement must become capable of setting the political agenda

Brazil Protests

July 17, 2013
The PT government has tried to please the financial elites and gradually reduce poverty, but with public services in crisis, right-wing parties are attempting to use the public’s discontent to their advantage