Workers' Cause Party

Workers' Cause Party

Workers' Cause Party
Partido da Causa Operária
Founded 1995
Ideology Communism,
Political position Far-left
International affiliation none
Colours Red
Official website
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Workers Cause Party (Portuguese: Partido da Causa Operária, PCO) is a political party in Brazil. Its origins can be traced back to 1978. On that year, several Trotskyist militants who were not satisfied with the socialist international united under the name Tendência Trotskista do Brasil (Brazilian Trotskyist Tendency, TTB). However, it was only established in 1995.


  • History 1
  • Youth wing 2
  • Electoral results 3
    • Presidential elections 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Workers' Cause Party progaganda

In 1980, this organization united itself with the newly formed Worker's Party (PT), becoming very involved in that decade's municipal and state elections, with several mayors and state representatives elected.

In 1990 and 1991, however, several TTB members were expelled from the PT due to their non-commitment to the Party's

Preceded by
28 - BRLP (PRTB)
Numbers of Brazilian Official Political Parties
29 - WCP (PCO)
Succeeded by
31 - HPS (PHS)
  • (Portuguese) Partido da Causa Operária official website

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

External links

  1. ^ (Portuguese) Historical note about the PCO



See also

Year Candidate Votes %
2002 Rui Costa 38,619 0.04%
2006 Rui Costa 0 0%
2010 Rui Costa 12,206 0.01%
2014 Rui Costa 12,324 0.01%

Presidential elections

Electoral results

The youth wing of the party is the Revolutionary Youth Alliance (AJR).

Youth wing

Currently, the PCO maintains the same Trotskyist policies of its foundation.