Author: Rhaysa Ruas

Rhaysa Ruas is a young Afro-Brazilian attorney, researcher, and social activist based in Rio de Janeiro, and a writer for the International Marxist-Humanist webzine.

Covid-19 and Resistance in Brazil: Life-Making, Memory, and Challenges in Seeding an Alternative Future

Capitalism is a death-making system. The pandemic reveals a chain of solidarity among essential life-making workers all across the world.

The Amazon Burns and the Politics of Death: Resisting the Commodification of Our Future

The Bolsonaro administration is allowing the Amazon to burn as part of a project to accelerate capital accumulation, but is meeting massive resistance both at home and abroad.