The Mother Gives Birth, the State Kills
Dina Alves tells the story of the Brazilian Mothers of May movement: how it came to be and the challenges it faces in the reality of the Brazilian criminal justice system.
Looting, Dispossessing, Incarcerating
How is the ecological fallout from the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in Brazil related to the struggle against prisons?
“Bolsonarismo” after Bolsonaro
Sean Purdy explains how a network of far-right elements may seek to continue promoting a “Bolsonarist” agenda in Brazil, even after his loss to Lula da Silva in Brazil’s recent Presidential election, and how the left must learn from its legacy of antifascist struggle in order to truly defeat them.
Building Grassroots Politics in Militia Territories in Brazil
Fransérgio Goulart and Giselle Florentino uncover the challenges of building abolition in Rio de Janeiro’s peripheral areas.
Know Your Enemy
In this original, empirically rich study, Andreas Malm and the Zetkin Collective provide a systematic inquiry into the political ecology of the far right in the twenty-first century.
15 Notes on 60 Days of Pandemic and Economic Depression in Brazil
A Brazilian historian and PSOL militant puts forward fifteen theses on the limits and opportunities in a conjuncture marked by multiple nested crises in his country
Is Bolsonaro About to Fall?
Pedro Paulo Zahluth Bastos argues that Bolsonaro’s political demise is on the horizon. In this first installment of his two-part essay, he explores the utility and limits of anti-corruption discourse as it has been deployed by the Bolsonaro regime.