BRAZIL: Images from Mass Demonstrations on May 30

By Jakob Stein An estimated 1.8 million people took to the streets on May 30 in over a hundred cities across Brazil. This was the second wave of massive coordinated demonstrations since Brazilian Minister of Education Abraham Weintraub announced a thirty percent funding cut for federal public high schools and universities to fight “leftist indoctrination” in the institutions. Bolsonaro’s dismantling of the Brazilian pension system … Continue reading BRAZIL: Images from Mass Demonstrations on May 30

BRAZIL: Hundreds of Thousands Take the Streets in National Education Strike

By Jakob Stein The following is a compilation of reports on demonstrations across Brazil connected to the National Education Strike, held last week on Wednesday May 15. The strike was called in response to the fascist Bolsonaro administration announcing that they would be cutting thirty percent of the budget across the board for universities and high schools in an ideologically motivated attack on public education aimed … Continue reading BRAZIL: Hundreds of Thousands Take the Streets in National Education Strike