Brazil soy group says to end legal dispute with Monsanto

[Monsanto is a huge corporation that controls a huge share of the global seed market. Monsanto patents its seeds and uses its power to force farmers to use them. It is part of how the Wealthy World controls the food supply and agriculture of the Poor World. It is yet another aspect of imperialism that... Continue Reading →

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Brazilians accuse police of harsh crowd tactics

Brazilians accuse police of harsh crowd tactics RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Leaning out from a balcony, Raissa Moitta Melo let loose a stream of expletives as she filmed the chaotic scene playing out in the street below. In the wobbly, cell-phone images that Melo later posted online, protesters are seen scattering as a formation... Continue Reading →

Thousands of workers on strike in Brazil

[Capitalism is the problem. Revolution is the solution. -- NP] Thousands of workers on strike in Brazil SAO PAULO (AP) -- Tens of thousands of workers across Brazil walked off their jobs on Thursday in a mostly peaceful nationwide strike demanding better working conditions and improved public services in Latin America's biggest nation. Metalworkers, transportation... Continue Reading →

Protesters back in streets of Brazilian cities

[Protests shake the establishment around the world, but without revolutionary organization, without revolutionary leadership, without the most advanced science of Leading Light Communism in command, the uprisings will not lead to revolution. Mass upsurges can be a part of the revolutionary process, but it also takes the construction of New Power and Leading Light leadership.... Continue Reading →

Brazil: Indigenous squatters resist eviction

Brazil: Indigenous squatters resist eviction By JULIANA BARBASSA (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in riot gear surrounded a settlement of indigenous people next to Rio de Janeiro's storied Maracana stadium on Saturday, preparing to evict them as soon as an expected court order arrived. The site commander, police Lt. Alex Melo, explained officers... Continue Reading →

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