AUSTIN: Protest and Combative Action Carried out Against Gentrification

By Ed Dalton Yesterday, revolutionary community organization Defend Our Hoodz (DOH) carried out a confrontational demonstration against nonprofit Austin Creative Alliance (ACA), which has been collaborating with developer Presidium Group, by protesting a gallery exhibit of artist Jean-Pierre Verdijo. Protesters filled the small space at ACA headquarters, condemning sell-out artists like Verdijo and far outnumbering those attending the event. “There is no peace between developers … Continue reading AUSTIN: Protest and Combative Action Carried out Against Gentrification

AUSTIN: Militant Boycott Leads to Closure of Gentrifier Business After Three-Year Struggle

By Mike Talavera The Blue Cat Café has officially closed. The site of a three-year anti-gentrification struggle, the gentrifying business could not remain profitable at East Cesar Chavez area thanks to the militant resistance of local community members led by revolutionary organization Defend Our Hoodz. “For all those who have stood with us, and seen through the lies, the distortions of gentrifiers, and even attacks … Continue reading AUSTIN: Militant Boycott Leads to Closure of Gentrifier Business After Three-Year Struggle

Workers World Party Confronted in Southeast Austin

By Ed Dalton Workers World Party (WWP) and the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) attempted to hold a protest at the intersection of East Riverside Drive and South Pleasant Valley in Southeast Austin this past Saturday. But the area is home to revolutionary forces, the enemies of revisionists. Masked militants descended on the revisionist protestors almost immediately. Both the WWP and PSL are nearly … Continue reading Workers World Party Confronted in Southeast Austin

AUSTIN: Revolutionary Women “annihilate” Abusive Cop in Cultural Performance

By Mike Talavera Yesterday outside of City Hall in downtown Austin, a contingent of women led by the Popular Women’s Movement (Movimiento Femenino Popular, PWM-MFP) dressed in military fatigues and red masks marched up the street chanting, “Without a People’s Army, women have nothing!” Upon reaching the center of the courtyard, the militant women demonstrated their self-defense skills as they tossed around a fellow protester … Continue reading AUSTIN: Revolutionary Women “annihilate” Abusive Cop in Cultural Performance

IRELAND: Militants Explode Van in Front of Courthouse

By Mike Talavera On January 19 around 8:10 pm,  a hijacked pizza delivery van detonated in a fiery display in front of the Bishop Street Courthouse in the Northern Ireland town of Derry. A call had been made 15 minutes before the explosion, and hundreds of people were evacuated. The bomb attack marks 100 years of anti-imperialist violence against the British. On January 21, 1919 … Continue reading IRELAND: Militants Explode Van in Front of Courthouse

MEXICO: Maoists, Revolutionaries, Workers and Peasants hold State Assembly in Oaxaca

By Ed Dalton Since August 2018, the Mexican revolutionaries of Corriente del Pueblo-Sol Rojo (In English, Current of the People-Red Sun), have gone to the deepest and most profound masses of Oaxaca. They’ve held popular assemblies conducting analysis and consultation in poor and popular neighborhoods, communal peasant communities, schools, workplaces, public centers, hospitals, health centers, ranch workers quarters, and other areas of the countryside. On … Continue reading MEXICO: Maoists, Revolutionaries, Workers and Peasants hold State Assembly in Oaxaca