The State and the Social Movements

http://insurgentnotes.com/2012/10/the-state-and-the-social-movements/

Publisher:  Insurgent Notes
Date Written:  15/10/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14647

The article deals with the systematic, pervasive web of containment of social struggles and class conflict developed by the Brazilian Workers' Party (Partido do Trabalho, or PT) over decades, beginning in the 1980s, and culminating in its ten years in state power since 2002, first under Lula (2002–2010) and now under Dilma Rousseff (2010–).