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Labor and Workers in Brazil

Strike of petrochemical workers. Bahia, 1985.

Workers protest against the invasion of Cuba. Rio de Janeiro, 1961.

“As old as mythology, the strike is always new.

It elicits awe, emotions, fear, and excitement,

not only in those who are indifferent to it,

but also in those who are of concern.”

Diário de Notícias, Salvador, June 5, 1919

Longshoremen with worker’s documents. Rio de Janeiro, 1961.

Metalworker strike. Contagem (MG), 1968.