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(artigo autoral reproduzido do antigo site Brasilem5) por Sabrina Fernandes Uma jogada diferente com o "marxismo científico" O filósofo marxista Leszek Kolakowski formula a Esquerda como uma característica, e assim argumenta que nenhuma organização poderá encorpá-la em totalidade, já que toda característica necessita de ser mediada de forma dialética por teoria e prática. Se considerarmos essa visão, entendemos

In a recent essay (see “Brazil: The Débâcle of the PT”), Alfredo Saad-Filho writes of the dilemmas the Workers’ Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores – PT) now faces in Brazil.His analysis helps decipher some of the dynamics that have led to the current crisis of the PT regime and President Dilma Rousseff. This essay complements Saad-Filho’s contribution

Marina Silva is a veteran in Brazilian politics. Minister of the environment in the Lula administration, she resigned in 2008, switched from the Workers’ Party (PT) to the Green Party (PV) — not uncommon in Brazilian parliamentary politics — and ran for the presidential office in 2010, losing in the first round. Leia o artigo completo aqui.

If 2013 put popular protests back into the historical map of Brazil, 2014 is certainly prone to be even more essential for asserting the lasting power of contestation by the radical Left. It was already a special year because of major elections for legislative and executive positions, including the presidential office, and due to the