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From The Socialist newspaper, 17 May 2017

Brazil: General strike against Temer regime

Members of the Socialist Party's sister party in Brazil marching in solidarity with strikers, photo CWI

Members of the Socialist Party's sister party in Brazil marching in solidarity with strikers, photo CWI   (Click to enlarge)

On 28 April, the Brazilian working class gave a clear sign of its strength and ability to mobilise.

A 24-hour general strike was called, as a unified action by all the trade union centres of the country, against the pension and labour reforms of the illegitimate government of right-wing president Michel Temer.

Liberdade, Socialismo e Revolução (LSR - CWI in Brazil) demands that a follow up 48-hour general strike be called now and be organised from below.

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