Prophecy as an instance of existential Black Consciousness

By Andile Mngxitama From the service last night I have been thinking about the teachings of Prophet Elijah. He reminded us that the prophetic work of ECG is not just predictive (foretelling events) but it’s creative (brings reality into existence). What this means is that a desired realty is prophesized into existence. That’s why one …

Interview with MST leader João Pedro Stédile for Journal Brasil

‘We Defend the Constituent Assembly’  By Octavia Costa & Bernardo De La Pena  The national leader of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST), the economist João Pedro Stédile, is at the frontline for the liberation of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. He predicts that if Lula’s candidacy is prevented, a political crisis will …

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 …