Well wishes to Brazil’s Workers’ Party in 2018 national elections – BLF

By BO Staff Writer The following statement was previously published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Black First Land First (BLF) wishes Brazil’s Workers’ Party (PT) of the imprisoned people’s president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, well in the forthcoming general elections starting on 7 October 2018. …

Standing with Lula – BLF letter to Brazil’s Workers’ Party (PT)

The following letter was first published on the Black First Land First website and is now reissued by Black Opinion: Mônica Valente International Relations Secretary Workers’ Party (PT) Email: [email protected] And to: Romênio Pereira National Secretáry General Email: [email protected] 13 August 2018 Comrades BLF STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH LULA AND THE BRAZILIAN PEOPLE Black First …

Know your enemy

By Ncedisa Mpemnyama This article was submitted as part of the Think For Yourself competition. The date is April 12, 2017. I’ve been awake since 10am and glued to my TV set. Today all mainstream political parties are in the streets in Pretoria in the #ZumaMustGo national march. Amongst them is the official opposition which …

EFF’s Mbuyiseni Ndlozi peddles lies about BRICS and Brazil: Part 1

By Matabz The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s protracted political onslaught on President Jacob Zuma continues unabated, albeit without any grounding on proper theoretical foundations, except distorted facts and moribund analyses concocted to protect white capital. Ndlozi wrote two opinion pieces for the white-liberal/right-wing publication, Daily Maverick, titled Dispelling some myths of the …

The Criminalization of the MST in Brazil

By Jeffrey Frank We republish the MST’s (Landless Worker’s Movement) reflections on the criminalization of the movement after the coup against President Dilma Rousseff. This article was originally published on the Friends of MST website.  Greetings! After the congressional coup that removed Dilma Rousseff from the presidency of Brazil and installed Michel Temer, the coup government …