The Rolling Coup: How Michel Temer is turning Brazil into a Banana Republic

By Brian Mier  (17/1/18)

In December, 2017, Gabriel Souza, a São Paulo vocational school student, fell and hurt his back while working at his job at Burger King. When he brought a doctor’s note authorising medical leave to his employer he was was fired.

He went to the local labor courts to sue and was told that, due to the new laws, if he lost the case he would be responsible for paying all legal costs.Gabriel’s story is an example of one of several that I have heard informally within my circle of friends during the 6 months since illegitimate president Michel Temer reformed Brazil’s labor laws. Continue reading “The Rolling Coup: How Michel Temer is turning Brazil into a Banana Republic”

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No coup in Brazil at the Latin America Conference 2017 – ADELANTE!

On December 2nd, the No coup in Brazil initiative was at Europe’s biggest Latin America conference, where over 500 were in attendance to hear speakers and topics from across Latin America.

Featuring workshops and speakers on Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and more, the No coup in Brazil initiative was running sessions and a stall at the conference throughout the day.

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Brazil Needs You To Help End The Right-Wing Coup – Colin Burgon

The international media is ignoring Brazil’s political, social and environmental crises, writes COLIN BURGON (29/11/17)

BRAZIL has been going through tumultuous times since the elected president Dilma Rousseff was removed over 15 months ago by an illegitimate impeachment process that was widely condemned internationally as a coup.

But whether the crises are political, social or environmental, they always seem to be ignored by much media coverage on Latin America. Continue reading “Brazil Needs You To Help End The Right-Wing Coup – Colin Burgon”

Latin America Conference 2017 – Adelante!

The No coup in Brazil is proud to be supporting this Latin America event.

With Brazil workshops throughout the day and speakers including Valeska Martins Teixeira and Cristiano Zanin Martins from former President Lula da Silva’s legal team.

 

Saturday, 2 December 2017, 9:15am

Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3LW

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