PHOTO: Defendants in the dismissed lawsuit – Chief of Police, Brian Manley; City of Austin (Council Chambers); County Attorney, Margaret Moore. By Sandra Harris On February 10, federal judge Lee Yeakel dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of eight women claiming the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, the Austin Police Department (APD), and City of Austin officials mishandled their sexual assault cases. The class action … Continue reading AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases
Photo: Protesters assembled outside the Parliament building last Tuesday to reject the new cabinet headed by Prime Minister Hassan Diab By Miriam Cordova On February 11, over 400 protesters were injured in a riot outside the parliament building in Beirut as the Lebanese parliament held a vote of confidence on the newly appointed cabinet. The vote was held as Lebanon faces a deepening financial crisis … Continue reading LEBANON: Protests Rage On as Economic Collapse Looms
The following is an unofficial translation of an article from French revolutionary newspaper La Cause du Peuple titled “Sur la grève de la RATP.” Translation by Kate LaBelle Workers from the Régie autonome des transports Parisiens (RATP), the Parisian transportation network, were among the most combative during the December and January strike against pension reforms. Every day for over a month, thousands of them, even … Continue reading FRANCE: Concerning the RATP Strike
Photo: Iranians mourn the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani By Mike Talavera, with contributions from Kate LaBelle Last week, the US Senate passed an Iran War Powers resolution, a symbolic slap on the wrist for US President Donald Trump after his ordering of the January 2 US airstrike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Despite the Trump administration’s efforts to smooth over this assassination … Continue reading The Past, Present, and Future of the US-Iran Conflict
Photo: Pete Buttigieg, presidential candidate and former Mayor of South Bend, Indiana By the Michiana Incendiary Support Committee Editor’s Note: We are pleased to share a statement written by a brand new Incendiary Support Committee based out of a region of Northern Indiana, known to locals as Michiana, making a clear call to uphold the 2020 Election Boycott. With the Democratic primaries coming up, and … Continue reading Indiana Dispatch: Mayor Pete and Elections, No! Revolution, Yes!
By Felipe Vera Mexican revolutionary organization, Corriente del Pueblo-Sol Rojo (People’s Current-Red Sun), held a State Assembly on January 19 in Oaxaca, celebrated as La Ciudad Rebelde (The Rebel City), announcing completion of the objectives of 2019 and laying out their tasks for 2020. The State Assembly proved to be a success as in previous years, uniting the broad masses of Oaxaca, with delegates arriving … Continue reading MEXICO: Revolutionaries of Sol Rojo Hold 2020 State Assembly
By Jakob Stein On February 8, over 100 members of the fascist group ‘Patriot Front’ marched through the National Mall in Washington DC alongside a full police escort. The march ended at the US Capitol where police had completely shut down the area to everyone but the fascist demonstrators. According to the DC Metropolitan Police, the march had not obtained a permit beforehand but by … Continue reading Patriot Front Neo-Nazis March with Police Escort in US Capitol