Brazil’s landless workers want faster reform


This is a video in English about the Brazilian peasant movement.

From British daily The Morning Star:

Brazil‘s landless workers call for agrarian reform

FEMALE landless workers occupied Brazil‘s agriculture ministry, a vital port, a farm owned by a paper company and other property on Monday to demand faster agrarian reform.

The Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) and the Via Campesina activist group issued a statement saying that the women’s demonstrations were a call for Brazil to stimulate its domestic market instead of relying on exports.

Authorities began evicting people from a sprawling settlement near Sao Paulo on Sunday after riot police stormed the private land that landless peasants took over eight years ago: here.

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