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Encyclopedia > Communist Party of Brazil
Partido Comunista do Brasil
President Renato Rabelo
Founded February 18, 1962
Headquarters Alameda Sarutaiá nº 185 Jardim Paulista
São Paulo
Political Ideology Marxism-Leninism
International Affiliation Sao Paulo Forum
Colours red
TSE Identification Number 65
Website www.pcdob.org.br
See also Politics of Brazil

Political parties
Elections Image File history File links Pcdob-logo. ... is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the city. ... Vladimir Lenin in 1920 Leninism is a political and economic theory which builds upon Marxism; it is a branch of Marxism (and it has been the dominant branch of Marxism in the world since the 1920s). ... Foro de São Paulo (FSP, São Paulo Forum) is a congress of left-wing political parties, idealized by President Fidel Castro of Cuba and Luis Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil located in Latin America. ... For other uses, see Red (disambiguation). ... Politics of Brazil takes place in a framework of a federal presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Brazil is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. ... This article lists political parties in Brazil. ... Brazil elects on the national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. ...

The Communist Party of Brazil (Partido Comunista do Brasil), better known by its abbreviation PCdoB, is a political party in Brazil. It takes part in the current national government of Lula da Silva. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (born October 6, 1945) is a left-wing Brazilian politician. ...


PCdoB originated as a splinter group from the Brazilian Communist Party (Partido Comunista Brasileiro - PCB), which, by the late 1950s and early 1960s, assumed a revisionist ideological line. Nearly one hundred of its members quit PCB and, on February 18, 1962, PCdoB's heavily Maoist-influenced manifesto was approved, becoming the first non-government Communist Party to openly oppose Khrushchev. Later that day, it was decided that the party would issue its own newspaper, A Classe Operária (The Working Class). It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Brazilian Communist Party (1992). ... Chinese poster from the first stage of the Cultural Revolution, reading: Down with the Soviet revisionists in large print, and Crush the dog head of Leonid Brezhnev and Alexey Kosygin at the bottom, 1967 The term revisionism is also used to refer to other concepts. ... is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Maoism or Mao Zedong Thought (Chinese: 毛澤東思想, pinyin: Máo Zédōng Sīxiǎng), also called Marxism-Leninism–Mao Zedong Thought or Marxism-Leninism-Maoism (MLM), is a variant of communism derived from the teachings of Mao Zedong (1893&#8211... Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (Russian: , Nikita Sergeevič Chruščiov; IPA: , in English, , or , occasionally ); surname more accurately romanized as Khrushchyov[1]; April 17 [O.S. April 5] 1894[2]–September 11, 1971) was the chief director of the Soviet Union after the death of Joseph Stalin. ...


On July 27, 1963, in an open letter to Khrushchev, criticizing the post-20th Congress Soviet Communist Party, PCdoB officially adopted its anti-revisionist agenda. is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... (Redirected from 20th Party Congress) The 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was held during February 14—February 26, 1956. ... The Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Russian: Коммунисти́ческая Па́ртия Сове́тского Сою́за, transliterated Kommunisticheskaya Partiya Sovetskogo Soyuza, acronym: КПСС (KPSS)) was the ruling political party in the Soviet Union. ...


On March 31, 1964, as Brazilian President João Goulart was overthrown by the military in a US-backed coup d'état which started a twenty-year-long military dictatorship, the party advocated the country's return to democracy. A few months later, when the decree issued by the government dissolved all political parties, suppressed most civilian rights and installed the censorship against all the media, PCdoB became one of the main underground resistance movements. The small party had grown, thanks to its presence on university campuses and other leftist circles. Meanwhile, members and leaders of anti-government groups were regularly shot by the military. is the 90th day of the year (91st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... João Belchior Marques Goulart (March 1, 1918—December 6, 1976) was the last left-wing president of Brazil (1961–March 31, 1964) The surname Goulart is of Azorean-Flemish origin. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from...


In 1972, the Army, Air Force and the Police raided the city of Marabá, in southern Pará, suspect of hosting some Communist leaders. PCdoB was among the resistance movements which formed the Araguaia Guerrilla, named after the nearby river. The government prohibited the media to publish anything on the guerrilla movement, which was defeated only in 1975. Flag of Pará See other Brazilian States Capital Belém Largest City Belém Area 1. ...


On August 28, 1979, the military government, which was beginning the democratization process, announced the amnesty of the main political prisoners, including the original leaders of the PCdoB. In that same year, the party announced the issuing of its newspaper Tribuna Operária (The Working Class Tribune). is the 240th day of the year (241st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ...


In early 1984, the leftist leadership organized the Diretas Já campaign. In only three months, as many as eight million Brazilians protested against the government on the streets, demanding presidential elections. This was not approved by the Senate of Brazil, however. Even so, the military regime began to be dissolved. Later that year, PCdoB created the Union of the Socialist Youth (União da Juventude Socialista). Diretas Já (Direct [vote] Now) was a civil movement which , in 1984, agitated for direct presidential elections in Brazil. ... In its present configuration, the Brazilian Senate (Portuguese: Senado Federal) is a federal legislative body and the upper house of the National Congress of Brazil. ...


On May 23, 1985, only eight months after the Diretas Já, Tancredo Neves was elected president by the Senate, marking the end of the Brazilian military dictatorship. The PCdoB and the other leftist parties were re-legalized by the government. The party later elected five deputies for the Constitutional Assembly, which later approved the 1988 Constitution. is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Tancredo de Almeida Neves, more commonly Tancredo Neves (pron. ...


In 1989, the first presidential elections in twenty-nine years took place. Partido dos Trabalhadores's (PT)'s Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, in a coalition with the PCdoB, obtained 47% of the votes. This PT-PCdoB alliance would be repeated in the 1994, 1998 and 2002 elections. Brazilian Workers Party flag. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


In February 1992, the party's 8th Congress took place with the motto O Socialismo Vive! (Socialism Lives!). While many other Communist Parties around the world softened their agendas after the fall of the Soviet Union, sometimes even changing their names, PCdoB gained prestige for not rescinding its ideals. In September of the same year, it was the first party to ask for the impeachment of president Fernando Collor de Mello, accused of corruption. Collor eventually resigned on December 29. Fernando Affonso Collor de Mello, pron. ... is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


In the 1990s, PCdoB became one of the main opponents of Fernando Henrique Cardoso's neoliberal policies. At the legislative elections, 6 october 2002, the party won 12 out of 513 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and no seats in the Senate. It had a similar performance at the October 1, 2006 legislative elections, winning 13 seats in the Chamber of Deputies. Fernando Henrique Cardoso (born June 18, 1931) was the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil for two terms from January 1, 1995 to January 1, 2003. ... The term neoliberalism is used to describe a political-economic philosophy that had major implications for government policies beginning in the 1970s – and increasingly prominent since 1980 – that de-emphasizes or rejects positive government intervention in the economy, focusing instead on achieving progress and even social justice by... A legislature is a governmental deliberative body with the power to adopt laws. ... Brazil elects on the national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. ...


Today the party is one of the members of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's PT-led coalition government, in power since January 2003. This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


The PCdoB was legally recognized as a political party by Brazilian Electoral Superior Court on June 23, 1988. The current President of the PCdoB is José Renato Rabelo. Nowadays it has nearly 70,000 members. is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ...


The PCdoB's youth wing, UJS (União da Juventude Socialista) is affiliated to the World Federation of Democratic Youth. WFDY symbol The World Federation of Democratic Youth is a youth organization, recognized by the United Nations as an international youth non-governmental organization. ...


See also

This article lists political parties in Brazil. ... There are, at present, a number of communist parties active in various countries across the world, and a number who used to be active. ... Politics of Brazil takes place in a framework of a federal presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Brazil is both head of state and head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. ...

External links

  • (Portuguese) Communist Party of Brazil
  • (Portuguese) Socialist Youth Union (UJS)

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