Saturday, April 1, 2023

Social movements call for mobilization for Lula’s victory in the first round

Social movements called for a mobilization for former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) to win the election in the first round of this year.

It consists of eight organizations: Central of Popular Movements, National Collective of Electricians, National Confederation of Workers in Education, Single Federation of Oil Workers, Movement of People Affected by Dams, Popular Farmers Movement, Small Farmers’ Movement and National Union for Popular Housing. .

These movements coordinate the “Lula Presidente Movement and Propaganda Brigade” in 150 cities across the country and with 20,000 militants. In a note issued on Wednesday the 14th, these organizations claim that one of the initiatives is “SexTou Com Lula”, a mobilization in the streets on Friday to encourage voting for PT in the first round.

“The great hope of most of our people is to defeat the current far-right and neo-fascist government,” the document said. “Lula’s election in the first round is a step towards achieving our historic mission.”

The document states that the fight against hunger, outrageous prices and social inequality is one of the goals of the mobilization. In addition, it mentions sovereignty in relation to Brazil’s natural resources, the fight against genocide of black and peripheral populations, and the defense of policies for women and LGBT+ people.

The text also mentions a “corruption scandal” regarding the purchase of real estate with cash by the family of President Jair Bolsonaro (PL), revealed by the portal. uol,

“For us to be victorious, at this final stage, it is necessary for the campaign to print a mass character, attending rallies with Lula’s presence,” the note said.

According to the latest IPEC poll, Lula fluctuated up two percentage points in voting intent, reaching 46% against 31% for Bolsonaro. The indices propelled PT’s campaign to victory in the first round. This week, the former president called for an effort on social media to avoid a second round.

“Now, it may be necessary for us to win the first round so that we can teach a moral lesson to those who do not believe in democracy and human beings and who do not like trade unions, blacks, women and solidarity.” The President said. In a meeting with PT Digital influencers.

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