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Encyclopedia > Socialism and Freedom Party
Partido Socialismo e Liberdade
Image:psol-logo.jpg
President Heloísa Helena
Founded June 6, 2004
Headquarters SDS, Edificio Venâncio V, Loja 28
Brasília
Political Ideology Trotskyism and other far-left ideologies
International Affiliation different groups in the PSOL have different international affiliations
Colours red, yellow
TSE Identification Number 50
Website www.psol.org.br
See also Politics of Brazil

Political parties
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The Socialism and Freedom Party (Partido Socialismo e Liberdade, P-SOL) is a Brazilian political party. Among the party leaders are senators Heloisa Helena (Alagoas) and Geraldo Mesquita (Acre), federal deputies Luciana Genro (Rio Grande do Sul) and Babá (Pará), and a number of well-known Brazilian left-wing leaders and intellectuals, such as Milton Temer, Carlos Nelson Coutinho, Ricardo Antunes, Francisco de Oliveira, João Machado and others. Flag of Alagoas See other Brazilian States Capital Maceió Largest City Maceió Area 27 818 km² Population   - Total   - Density 2 822 621 101. ... An acre is an English unit of area, which is also frequently used in the United States and some Commonwealth countries. ... Rio Grande do Sul (pron. ... Flag of Pará See other Brazilian States Capital Belém Largest City Belém Area 1. ...


PSOL was formed after Heloisa Helena, Luciana Genro, Babá and João Fontes (also a federal deputy, now a member of the PDT) were expelled from the Workers' Party, after voting against the neo-liberal pension reform proposed by Lula. After collecting more than 438,000 signatures, P-SOL became Brazil's 29th officially recognized political party (the first to do so by this method) and is expected to run Heloisa Helena for President in 2006. The Democratic Labour Party (PDT) (Partido Democrático Trabalhista) is a center-left political party in Brazil. ...


Members of the National Congress

PSoL currently has one senator and seven Federal Deputies. Since PSoL did not exist at the time of the last Brazilian federal election, all were elected as candidates of other parties. Many are members of tendencies (political groupings) within the party. Brazils bicameral National Congress (Portuguese: Congresso Nacional) consists of the Federal Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. ...


Senators

Name State Former party Internal tendency
Heloisa Helena AL PT Freedom and Revolution

Flag of Alagoas See other Brazilian States Capital Maceió Largest City Maceió Area 27 818 km² Population   - Total   - Density 2 822 621 101. ... Wikinews has news related to this article: Category:Political crisis in Brazil The Partido dos Trabalhadores (Portuguese for Workers Party) is a left-wing political party in Brazil. ... Freedom and Revolution (pt: Liberdade e Revolução) is a Marxist political grouping in Brazil, consisting mainly of former members of Socialist Democracy and some from Articulation of the Left who have left or been expelled from the Workers Party (PT) and joined the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL). ...

Federal Deputies

Name State Former party Internal tendency
Luciana Genro RS PT Movement of the Socialist Left
Babá (João Batista Oliveira de Araujo) PA PT Socialist Workers' Current
João Alfredo Telles Melo CE PT Freedom and Revolution
Orlando Fantazzini RS PT Freedom and Revolution
Francisco "Chico" Alencar RJ PT
Ivan Valente SP PT Socialist Popular Action
Maninha (Maria José da Conceição) DF PT Socialist Popular Action

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Socialism and Freedom Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (242 words)
The Socialism and Freedom Party (Partido Socialismo e Liberdade, P-SOL) is a Brazilian political party.
Among the party leaders are senators Heloisa Helena (Alagoas) and Geraldo Mesquita (Acre), federal deputies Luciana Genro (Rio Grande do Sul) and Babá (Pará), and a number of well-known Brazilian left-wing leaders and intellectuals, such as Milton Temer, Carlos Nelson Coutinho, Ricardo Antunes, Francisco de Oliveira, João Machado and others.
PSOL was formed after Heloisa Helena, Luciana Genro, Babá and João Fontes (also a federal deputy, now a member of the PDT) were expelled from the Workers' Party, after voting against the neo-liberal pension reform proposed by Lula.
Socialism (6201 words)
After the death of Eugene Debs in 1926 Norman Thomas became the leader of the party and was its presidential candidate in 1928, 1932 and 1936.
This is the offer of Socialism: the righting of the centuries of wrong the producers have suffered, the dawn of a genuine democracy, peace instead of war, sufficiency instead of suffering, life raised above the level of appetite, a chance at last for the good in people to attain their normal development.
socialism alone represents the material heaven of plenty for those who toil and the Socialist Party alone offers the political means for attaining that heaven of economic plenty which the toil of the workers of the world provides in unceasing and measureless flow.
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