World Economy Heads Towards Recession as Coronavirus Declared Pandemic

Photo: Pedestrians in New York City pass under headlines in Times Square related to the coronavirus outbreak. Read Tribune of the People’s response to this article here. By the Incendiary Editorial Board Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that originated in Wuhan, China has become a pandemic, meaning that it has spread worldwide. The economic impact on … Continue reading World Economy Heads Towards Recession as Coronavirus Declared Pandemic

BRAZIL: Favela Residents Fight Police to Resist Displacement

Photo: Residents of the Rio das Pedras favelas block the street leading into their neighborhood with burning barricades By Thomas Lambert On the morning of March 10 in west Rio de Janeiro, residents of the Rio das Pedras favela barricaded streets and fought police in defense of their homes and businesses. Just five days earlier, the city government instituted a “Zero Tolerance” program, which targets … Continue reading BRAZIL: Favela Residents Fight Police to Resist Displacement

NORTH CAROLINA: Protesters Denounce Rapist Chef, Political Opportunist Garrett Tallent

Photo: Protesters hold a banner reading, “Garrett Tallent is a rapist and abuser” By Laura Byron with contributions from Maria Perez On March 11, protesters entered Azalea Bistro in Saluda, North Carolina to denounce its founder and former head chef, Garrett Peter Tallent. On March 3, Tallent was arrested for raping one of his female employees on charges that include second degree kidnapping, assault by … Continue reading NORTH CAROLINA: Protesters Denounce Rapist Chef, Political Opportunist Garrett Tallent

LOS ANGELES: Former City Councilman Arrested on Corruption Charges

Photo: Former Los Angeles District 12 Council Member Mitchell Englander By Ulrike Salazar On Monday, agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander. The arrest comes over a year after federal agents raided the city office and home of conniving City Councilman José Huizar as part of an ongoing federal investigation into political corruption. Englander, former Council … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Former City Councilman Arrested on Corruption Charges

COLOMBIA: Students Rebel Against Police and Politicians in Support of Education Strike

Photo: Student protesters march under a banner reading, “It is Right to Rebel!” By Thomas Lambert Throughout the past several weeks, students across Colombia have taken to the streets in support of striking teachers, clashing with riot police known as the Mobile Anti-Disturbance Squadron (ESMAD) in a continuation of the two-day education strike that began on February 20. In Soacha, an industrial working-class suburb of … Continue reading COLOMBIA: Students Rebel Against Police and Politicians in Support of Education Strike

International Working Women’s Day Across the United States

Photo: Compilation of IWWD celebrations, rallies, and newspaper distributions around the United States By Jakob Stein On March 8, revolutionaries and Incendiary Support Committees (ISCs) throughout the US commemorated International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) by distributing a special IWWD print issue, agitating for women’s emancipation, and holding cultural events aimed at organizing women to fight back against their oppressors. In Austin, Texas revolutionary women led … Continue reading International Working Women’s Day Across the United States

AUSTIN: Mass Arrests of Working Women’s Day Procession Shocks Neighborhood

Photo: Member of International Working Women’s Day procession holds sign reading, “Organize Working Women!” as police make arrests. By Dmitri Sans On Sunday afternoon, an International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) procession in honor of working women and victims of sexist violence took the streets of Montopolis, a neighborhood that was the home of Veneranda Martinez-Gutierrez, a working mother who was killed by her estranged husband … Continue reading AUSTIN: Mass Arrests of Working Women’s Day Procession Shocks Neighborhood