Lula Livre: The Conviction and Incarceration of Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Lula Livre: The Conviction and Incarceration of Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva By Zoe PCVia PeoplesDispatch.org The persecution of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was emblematic of the challenges faced by the people of Brazil in the past year. The legal crusade against Lula orchestrated by the Brazilian… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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In Support of Democracy, Human Rights and the Environment in Brazil

In Support of Democracy, Human Rights and the Environment in Brazil DEC. 22, 2018 – As Brazil prepares to inaugurate Jair Bolsonaro as president, we the undersigned organizations wish to voice our deep concern regarding positions held by the president-elect that represent a serious threat to democracy, human rights… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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LISTEN: Saulo Araujo On Bolsonaro’s Election & The Future Of Brazil’s Environment

LISTEN: Saulo Araujo On Bolsonaro’s Election & The Future Of Brazil’s Environment This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was  Saulo Araujo, Global Movements Program Director for Why Hunger.   From Sojourner Truth: For our Weekly Earth Watch, the dire environmental implications of the election in… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Quilombo Campo Grande Threatened By Fascism

Quilombo Campo Grande Threatened By Fascism We, the MST families of Southern MG, of Quilombo Campo Grande, denounce fascist action against our 20-year struggle. Here, families, after so many years, already have electrical energy infrastructure, houses and produce a great diversity of agroecological production,… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Brazil’s Next President Jair Bolsonaro: More Dangerous Than Trump

Brazil’s Next President Jair Bolsonaro: More Dangerous Than Trump The many reasons why Bolsonarismo stands alone when compared to its global far-right peers. By ALEX HOCHULI Via CommonDreams.org The election of neo-fascist presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is raising fears that Brazil could be the latest country hit… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Remembering Che Guevara: PhotoLangelle.org Photo of the Month

Remembering Che Guevara: PhotoLangelle.org Photo of the Month Men and images of Ernesto “Che” Guevara at the 2009 World Social Forum held in Brazil in Belém. Belém is the capital of the state of Pará, a port city and gateway to Brazil’s lower Amazon region. photo:… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Brazil Elections: ‘Projects and Interests Will Become Clear in Runoff’

Brazil Elections: ‘Projects and Interests Will Become Clear in Runoff’ Brasil de Fato – After votes were counted last Sunday and confirmed a second round between Brazilian presidential candidates Fernando Haddad and Jair Bolsonaro, the member of the national board of the Landless Workers’ Movement João Pedro Stedile spoke with Brasil… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Brazil Threatened with New Deadly Dictatorship (You thought Trump was bad…)

Brazil Threatened with New Deadly Dictatorship (You thought Trump was bad…) Photo caption: Members of the community of Santa Quiteria in Maranhão, Brazil listen to a presentation by GJEP and World Rainforest Movement on the dangers of genetically engineered eucalyptus plantations, which threaten the region.  It is believed by… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Indigenous Environmental Defender killed as logging mafia targets tribe

Indigenous Environmental Defender killed as logging mafia targets tribe Warning: some people may find the details and image below disturbing A leader of an Amazon tribe acclaimed for its environmental defenders has been killed, the latest in a series of deaths among the tribe. The body of… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Belo Monte: There is Nothing Green or Sustainable About These Mega-Dams

Belo Monte: There is Nothing Green or Sustainable About These Mega-Dams Google Maps Ed Atkins, University of Bristol There are few dams in the world that capture the imagination as much as Belo Monte, built on the “Big Bend” of the Xingu river in the Brazilian Amazon. Its construction… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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