Mariana Riscali looks at the state of Brazil’s far right, as well as the country’s trade unions and social movements, and outlines MES’ views on parliamentary work, ecosocialism and internationalism.
Brazil’s anti-capitalist left debates path forward under Lula: An interview with Mariana Riscali (MES/PSOL)
Mariana Riscali discusses PSOL’s relationship with the new Lula government and the tensions this has caused within the party.
André Singer & Fernando Rugitsky — One year after Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s return to power, it is possible to make a preliminary assessment of his governing strategy.
Neoimperialism, ecological crisis and the fight for a new internationalism: An interview with Pedro Fuentes
Pedro Fuentes discusses imperialism’s new phase, ecological crisis and "accumulation by dispossession", the unpredictability of contemporary politics and the need for a new internationalism.
US imperial dominance, BRICS sub-imperialism and unequal ecological exchange: An interview with Patrick Bond
Patrick Bond discusses modern-day multilateral networks of imperial power, the role BRICS countries play within this framework, and the need to incorporate the concept of "unequal ecological exchange" to our analyse of imperialism.
Bruno Magalhâes & Israel Dutra — The conference represented a new milestone for the Socialist Left Movement amid Brazil’s current challenges.
Álvaro García Linera discusses the current deadlock in the struggle for hegemony, the failures and horizons of progressive politics in Latin America, and the growth and limitations of the right.
Statements in defence of Brazilian and Indian socialists facing repression for standing in solidarity with Palestine.
China’s rise, ‘diminished dependency’ and imperialism in times of world disorder: Interview with Esteban Mercatante
Esteban Mercatante discusses how recent global shifts in processes of capital accumulation have contributed to China’s rise, the new (and old) mechanisms big powers use to plunder the Global South, and its implications for anti-imperialist and working-class struggles today.
The following thesis has been submitted by the Socialist Left Movement (MES) and its allies for discussion at the PSOL's 8th Congress.
Luana Alves (MES/PSOL, Brazil): 'The biggest problem today? Workers and the poor aren’t seen as brothers and sisters'
Luana Alves gives her view of the political situation in Brazil, discusses the dangers of “class conciliation” and explains why more needs to be done to fight Putin’s propaganda.
Patrick Bond — The BRICS summit in Johannesburg concluded on August 24 after a major disappointment: the long-overdue challenge to U.S. dollar hegemony was stillborn due to the bloc’s conservative forces.