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 …

Why white capital wants Zuma gone!

By BO Staff Writer The first direct open call by white capital for Zuma to go was made by Johann Rupert, the second wealthiest man in South Africa.  Johann Rupert is also known as the Stellenbosch  Mafia. This call has now been joined by the Oppenheimer family through its proxy, Sipho Pityana, who is Chairperson …

The Black First Land First-Student Movement (BLF-SM) Says Hands Off President Zuma-Economic Liberation Now!

By Black First Land First-Student Movement Inspired by the relationship South African Students Organisation (SASO) and Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) enjoyed, it is almost unnecessary for BLF-SM to reiterate the message Hands Off Zuma-Economic Liberation Now! implored by the broader BLF movement. Nevertheless, such is the nature of the political arena in 2016, that we …

BLF denounces anti BRICS coup in Brazil

By Zanele Lwana and Lindsay Maasdorp We join our voices with the progressive peoples of the world in denouncing the imperialist coup in Brazil. President Dilma Rousseff was democratically elected but removed by a bunch of thugs serving their imperialist masters to destroy the BRICS process.  We urge South African patriots to be aware because …

Imperialism’s regime change plot intensifies in Brazil

By BO Editorial It’s by design that President Dilma Rousseff was impeached yesterday and her replacement by imperialism’s favoured candidate, Vice President Michel Tremer, who will soon plunge Brazil into a bottomless pit of austerity in support of the pro-imperialist agenda of New York, Brussels, London, against the BRICS process is being concluded. As pointed …

BRAZIL: THE TRUTH ABOUT THE COUP

By BO Staff Writer Below is a pamphlet written by Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement – Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST) on the coup in Brazil. – The removal of a president is only constitutional if he or she has committed a crime – The authors of the request for impeachment of President Dilma …

Lessons from Brazil for South Africa: The Corrupt Leading Campaigns against Corruption

Featured Image: Brazil’s Planning Minister Romero Juca attends a news conference in Brasilia, Brazil, May 23, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Adriano Machado By BO Editorial Collective Black Opinion has been running articles showing how imperialist regime change by opposition parties in Brazil and South Africa use similar tactics and share the same ideology. Furthermore, these opposition parties are …