Author: Gerhard

Brazil at a crossroads

The Brazilian Left is still paralyzed by the question that even the grim results of the Porto Alegre sentence did not put to rest: will Lula be a presidential candidate in 2018?

Sabrina Fernandes


In Buenos Aires, countries form the Global South were being asked to pay yet again, by agreeing to even more demands. Once again, they left empty handed

Mary Lou Malig

Corbyn recites Shelley

"Rise like lions after slumber/ In unvanquishable number/ Shake your chains to earth like dew/ Which in sleep had fallen on you/ You are many, they are few!"

Jeremy Corbyn

Farewell to a friend and comrade

His never flinching energy, his untiring enthusiasm were characteristic. It is an understatement to say he never stopped working, he never counted the hours. Never ever did he stop acting, till just a couple of hours before the end … for the very first time


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Interview by Gerhard Dilger

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Nowhere have economic and political crises fused so explosively as in Brazil, whose streets have in the past year seen more protesters than the rest of the world combined.

Perry Anderson

Indigenous People in Brazil’s Amazon

An "innovative legal process" in Brazil: "Their culture has been attacked, a colonial practice whose objective is domination and the destruction of a culture, which is a complex and dynamic whole"

Mario Osava

The Answer is DEMOCRACY

To authoritarianism and harsh austerity, we will respond with democracy, calmly and decisively.

Alexis Tsipras