Hattingh, “Brazil’s MST: Revolution on the land,” (2009) [South African Labour Bulletin]

Shawn Hattingh, 2009, “Brazil’s MST: Quiet revolution on the land,” South African Labour Bulletin,  volume 33, number 2, June/ July 2009, pp.62-64.

The well-known US philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky has labelled the MST as “the world’s most important social movement”. Shawn Hattingh traces the development of this extraordinary landless workers movement and shows how its non-hierarchical structures have become a real threat to Brazil’s capitalist elite.

 

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