TIJUANA: Migrants and Imperialist Guard Clash at US-Mexico Border

By Mike Talavera At noon on Sunday, a group of approximately 500 migrants marched towards the United States San Ysidro entry point near Tijuana, Mexico, which culminated in a skirmish between march participants and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents and Mexican riot police. The border guards of US imperialism fired tear gas into the crowd as migrants hurled back rocks. Some migrants managed … Continue reading TIJUANA: Migrants and Imperialist Guard Clash at US-Mexico Border

LOS ANGELES: Pro-Vendor Propaganda Reappears at Exposition Park

By Matt Handocerdos Pro-vendor graffiti and big character posters have appeared around Exposition Park in Los Angeles, in support of las Unidades de Defensa Populares Revolucionarias (UDPR).   This is the second time that militants have propagandized revolutionary messages of support for the immigrant street vendor masses at Exposition Park, who have faced retaliation in the form of arrest and attacks as recently as last … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Pro-Vendor Propaganda Reappears at Exposition Park

LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors Struggle Against Police, Despite Arrests

By Matt Handocerdos A Los Angeles street vendor named Ana was targeted and arrested by bicycle-mounted California Highway Patrol (CHP) in front of the Rose Garden at Exposition Park Monday afternoon. Later in the evening, she was released and falsely charged with battery on a peace officer. Her court date is scheduled for next month. Ana is a supporter of the People’s Revolutionary Defense Units … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors Struggle Against Police, Despite Arrests

AUSTIN: Professor’s Death Ruled Suicide After Being Targeted by Revolutionary Students

By Ed Dalton AUSTIN – The Travis County Medical Examiner’s office has recently declared professor and violent domestic abuser Richard Morrisett’s death a suicide, according to an anonymous source that has seen the report. “An empty bottle of Euthasol (pentobarbital and phenytoin used for animal euthanasia) was found in the residence, along with a syringe,” according to the autopsy report. After finding out about Morrisett’s … Continue reading AUSTIN: Professor’s Death Ruled Suicide After Being Targeted by Revolutionary Students

LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors at Exposition Park Clash with County Workers

By Cajeme Iniciador After approximately two months of relative tranquility, street vendors clashed again this past Sunday with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health employees at Exposition Park. Public Health employees have been harassing Mexican and Central American immigrant street vendors for years throughout Los Angeles, under the pretext of protecting public health. Public Health employees swooped on street vendors at the entrance of … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors at Exposition Park Clash with County Workers

AUSTIN: Gentrifier Instigates Fight with Arts District Picketers, Cops Arrest Protester

By Mike Talavera Last Saturday, picketers descended on the opening event of the Riverside Arts District in southeast Austin, Texas, causing a disruption that culminated in a brawl with one protester being arrested. The big tent art exhibition hosted by nonprofits Almost Real Things and Pump Project was held across the street from the Ballpark, Quad, and Town Lake apartments currently under threat of being … Continue reading AUSTIN: Gentrifier Instigates Fight with Arts District Picketers, Cops Arrest Protester

AUSTIN: Anarchist Bookstore Windows Smashed, Again

By Ed Dalton On November 10, MonkeyWrench Books (MWB) of Austin, Texas had its windows smashed out, a rerun of when its storefront was battered by local reactionaries in the early 2000s. In a statement published on Facebook today, the bookstore insinuated that Nazis were responsible for the action, but no fascist organization has yet taken credit. “This morning we discovered that our window had … Continue reading AUSTIN: Anarchist Bookstore Windows Smashed, Again