AUSTIN: Defend the Defenders! A Timeline of the Struggle Against Gentrification on Riverside

Photo: Protesters disrupt City Council meeting in opposition to the proposed “Domain on Riverside,” 12 protesters were arrested throughout that day By The Incendiary Editorial Board Last week, Austin city council gave tentative approval to the rezoning application for Project Catalyst, also known as the “Domain on Riverside” project, a massive redevelopment proposal led by developer Presidium Group. The redevelopment plan would raze over a … Continue reading AUSTIN: Defend the Defenders! A Timeline of the Struggle Against Gentrification on Riverside

AUSTIN: Council Gives Initial OK to Domain on Riverside, 13 Arrested

By Walter Villarreal and Mike Talavera On Thursday, Austin city council voted to move forward on the rezoning application for the “Domain on Riverside” project, bringing it a step closer to full approval after facing protests throughout the day. On council orders for “decorum,” 12 protesters, including tenants facing displacement as well as women and oppressed nations Chicanos and Mexicans, were arrested and taken to … Continue reading AUSTIN: Council Gives Initial OK to Domain on Riverside, 13 Arrested

GALVESTON: Police Pull Black Man Through Downtown by Rope

Photo: Two white police officers pull Donald Neely with rope through downtown Galveston with his hands tied behind his back By Mike Talavera Last Saturday, two mounted Galveston police officers pulled a Black man by rope through the streets of downtown in a repulsive reenactment of slavery-era Texas. 43-year-old Donald Neely had been arrested for a misdemeanor and as punishment was humiliated in an homage … Continue reading GALVESTON: Police Pull Black Man Through Downtown by Rope

AUSTIN: Quad Tenants Post Grievances at Leasing Office

Photo: Residents of the Quad apartment complexes in the Riverside area posted their grievances to the front doors of the leasing office By Ana Rendon Today, large sheets of cardboard with grievances from tenants of the Quad (formerly Ballpark) apartment complexes were found posted on the glass doors of Quad East leasing office, where property management for the East, West, and South complexes are housed. All … Continue reading AUSTIN: Quad Tenants Post Grievances at Leasing Office

BRAZIL: Prospectors Invade Indigenous Land, Murder Village Leader

By Jakob Stein On July 23, dozens of armed prospectors raided a Wajãpi indigenous village in the state of Amapá and murdered village leader Emyra Wajãpi. The National Indian Foundation (Funai) declined to confirm the details of the chief’s death, however the other villagers reported that the 68-year-old leader was stabbed in the woods while returning to the village and thrown in a river. Fascist … Continue reading BRAZIL: Prospectors Invade Indigenous Land, Murder Village Leader

BRAZIL: Day of Terror by Police in Rio de Janeiro

Photo: Police raiding the Complexo da Maré in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro This article was originally published on Dem Volke Dienen. Some changes have been made for clarity. On July 31, residents of the Complexo da Maré in Rio de Janeiro’s North Zone, experienced another day of terror and fear at the hands of the Witzel government’s repressive troops. Early in the day, agents from … Continue reading BRAZIL: Day of Terror by Police in Rio de Janeiro

Honor the Victims of El Paso, Fight for a New Society

Photo: Vigil in El Paso to mourn fascist shooting that left 22 dead By The Incendiary Editorial Board (Editor’s Note – the headline has been updated to accurately reflect our position) On Saturday, a white nationalist went on a fascist shooting rampage at a Walmart in the Cielo Vista shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, killing at least twenty-two and injuring dozens more. Many of … Continue reading Honor the Victims of El Paso, Fight for a New Society