ORLANDO: Gutwrenching Video Surfaces of School Police Arresting 6-Year-Old Black Girl

By Ben Robinson and Joseph Belko Last week body camera footage surfaced documenting the arrest of 6-year-old Kaia Rolle by Orlando police officers Dennis Turner and Sergio Ramos on September 19, 2019. Kaia had been arrested on charges of “misdemeanor battery” at the Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy when she had a tantrum after being grabbed by her wrists by school staff. Florida has no … Continue reading ORLANDO: Gutwrenching Video Surfaces of School Police Arresting 6-Year-Old Black Girl

SEATTLE: Nurses Strike for Better Patient Care, Locked Out Upon Return

Photo: Thousands of nurses and other healthcare workers went on strike to improve staffing levels and patient care at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. By Audrey Hellenbrecht Last month, striking nurses at the Swedish Medical Center (SMC) in Seattle, Washington were finally able to return to work after thousands were locked out at the end of a three-day strike. Over 7,800 nurses and other healthcare … Continue reading SEATTLE: Nurses Strike for Better Patient Care, Locked Out Upon Return

Super Tuesday of the Imperialist Electoral Farce

PHOTO: Election Boycott actions in Austin, Texas and Charlotte, North Carolina By Jakob Stein On this ‘Super Tuesday,’ revolutionaries in Austin, Texas and Charlotte, North Carolina carried out several actions in support of the ongoing election boycott campaign. The campaign is aimed at transforming the already existing large-scale voter abstention into an active movement for revolution by steering the masses away from the dead-end of … Continue reading Super Tuesday of the Imperialist Electoral Farce

AFGHANISTAN: US, Taliban Officials Agree to ‘Peace’ Plan as Fighting Resumes

Photo: US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad (left) and Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (right) By Sherman Cox and Ben Robinson On Monday, reports emerged that fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security forces resumed, just two days after the US government signed a ‘peace’ deal with the Taliban, aiming for a near-total US withdrawal and a cessation of hostilities. US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: US, Taliban Officials Agree to ‘Peace’ Plan as Fighting Resumes

CHILE: Mass Rebellion Delays Latin America’s Largest Music Festival, Injures Police

Photo: Protesters behind a burning vehicle in Viña del Mar By Thomas Lambert This year’s opening of the annual Viña del Mar International Song Festival was met by hundreds of militant protesters who delayed its start with combative street battles that damaged property and injured police officers, showing that the mass rebellion in Chile persists months after metro fare hikes in the capital of Santiago … Continue reading CHILE: Mass Rebellion Delays Latin America’s Largest Music Festival, Injures Police

FRANCE: Homage to Pierre Overney

Photo: Revolutionaries honor Pierre Overnay with red flags at his memorial 48 years after his death By Mike Talavera Coverage in French from Cause Du Peuple French revolutionary news organization Cause du Peuple and youth organization Jeunes Révolutionnaires organized a memorial for revolutionary Pierre Overney on February 23, 48 years after his death, paying homage at his tomb with speeches, flowers, and songs. Known affectionately … Continue reading FRANCE: Homage to Pierre Overney

CHARLESTON: Buttigieg Fares Poorly in Primary, Black Workers Force Early Departure from Photo-Op

Photo: Pete Buttigieg flees Fight for $15 event after workers turn against him By Miriam Cordova Editor’s Note: Shortly after this article was published, reports surfaced that Pete Buttigieg will be dropping out of the Democratic Presidential race.  Yesterday, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg lost decisively in the South Carolina primary to former Vice-President Joe Biden. Receiving only eight percent of the primary vote, his … Continue reading CHARLESTON: Buttigieg Fares Poorly in Primary, Black Workers Force Early Departure from Photo-Op

Coronavirus Panic Exposes Chaos at Heart of Capitalist World Economy

Photo: Stock brokers panic at the New York Stock Exchange as coronavirus fears cause stock values to plummet  By Mike Talavera The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has had its worst week since the Great Recession of 2008. Traders have been frantically selling off their shares, causing values to plummet, out of fear of that the coronavirus is on the verge of becoming a pandemic. … Continue reading Coronavirus Panic Exposes Chaos at Heart of Capitalist World Economy

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Publication of the Communist Manifesto 

By Joseph Magyar with contributions from Ben Robinson In February of 1848, the Communist Manifesto was published in London by Karl Marx, laying the basis for communist ideology and inspiring revolutionaries for generations. Commissioned by The Communist League after lengthy struggles in its first two congresses, it was published to little fanfare or attention, but earned its place as one of the fundamental documents for … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Publication of the Communist Manifesto 

Bloomberg Campaign Offices Targeted Across US with Paint, Rocks, Masses’ Anger

Photo: Various acts of vandalism against Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign offices around the US By Jakob Stein On Thursday, Michael Bloomberg’s Austin presidential campaign office was seen entirely covered with red and yellow graffiti, including revolutionary slogans such as ‘Elections No! Revolution Yes!’, hammers and sickles, and multiple smashed windows. The action against Bloomberg’s Austin office comes after a wave of vandalism against his campaign’s … Continue reading Bloomberg Campaign Offices Targeted Across US with Paint, Rocks, Masses’ Anger