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Comrade Didi, in struggle!

BRAZIL Written by Editor Tuesday, 16 September 2014 15:53 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of comrade Dirceu “Didi” Travesso, militant and leader of the Brazilian PSTU on the morning of Tuesday, September 16. A comrade who devoted his entire life to the cause of workers, the struggle for socialist revolution in Brazil and worldwide. A …

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[Brazil] A call of support to the socialist parties and movements around the world

BRAZIL Written by PSTU – Brasil Thursday, 28 August 2014 18:25 Let’s support the workers and socialist candidacy of Zé Maria for president of Brazil. We want to address to the socialist parties and movements around the world. All followed the huge demonstrations of June last year in Brazil, which questioned governments and major political parties. Since then, numerous strikes …

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[Brazil] Zé Maria: political campaign in the working class

BRAZIL Written by J. Figueira, PSTU (Brazil) Sunday, 17 August 2014 20:11     Expressing the nature of his candidacy and the choice to prioritize the most exploited and oppressed sectors of the working class, Zé Maria began his campaign at the Fair of Alcantara in São Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro’s metropolitan area; a neighborhood known by its working-class character. …

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Combating environmental destruction means fighting capitalism

WORLD Written by Jeferson Soma – PSTU (Brasil) Monday, 18 August 2014 19:46 The irrational use of natural resources has led to the destruction of the environment in gigantic proportions. Facing immediate profits, capitalist exploitation is driven by a logic of short-term, which is incompatible with the time needed for the recovery of natural resources. The result has been the …

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[England] Workers are moving again

BRAZIL Written by Martin Ralph – ISL Tuesday, 15 July 2014 17:45 The pressure from union workers in the public sector forced seven national unions to co-ordinate the biggest public sector strikes on 10 July (10J) in Britain since November 2011 with over a million on strike. NUT (teachers) and FBU (firefighters) struck against the imposition of pension reforms which …

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