This summer has seen catastrophic fires in the Amazon, a consequence of environmental destruction in the interests of big business.
Jorge Martin, editor of América Socialista and writer for In Defense of Marxism, discusses the results of Sunday’s presidential elections in Brazil.
Bolsonaro’s electoral victory is a setback for the working class. The task now is not to despair but rather to prepare for the battles to come.
By 61 votes to 20, the rotten Brazilian Senate has approved the impeachment of Dilma and her removal from office. This is the final chapter in a process which was started in December 2015 by the former President of the Chamber of Deputies.
The Brazilian Senate voted by a majority of 55 votes to 22 to impeach President Dilma Rousseff.