LOS ANGELES: More Street Art in Solidarity With Comrade Théo

Photo: Graffiti reads, “Free Comrade Théo! From LA to France” By Zein Amari Solidarity posters and graffiti in support of political prisoner Comrade Théo appeared Saturday morning around Boyle Heights, South Central, and next to the Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles. At the moment, Comrade Théo is in the fifth week of his hunger strike. He listed his demands in an open letter, … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: More Street Art in Solidarity With Comrade Théo

PORTLAND: Fascist Rally Meets Resistance, Earns Trump Approval

By Larisa Shepitko On Saturday, August 17, members of the Proud Boys and other assorted reactionary groups held a rally in Portland, Oregon, claiming that the rally was in protest of domestic terrorism perpetrated by “antifa.” The gathering was as an attempt to embolden the broad far-right, who are dusting off their American flags for the upcoming Trump campaign rallies, however the majority of the … Continue reading PORTLAND: Fascist Rally Meets Resistance, Earns Trump Approval

AUSTIN: City Council Moves Domain on Riverside Forward, State Repression Continues

By Walter Villarreal On Thursday, Austin city council voted to approve the second reading of the “Domain on Riverside” rezoning application, moving one step closer to full approval. That morning, there was a banner drop over city hall reading, “City Council for sale: $63,000. No Domain on Riverside, workers of Austin unite, combat gentrification!” The “asking price” of $63,000 is the sum of donations made … Continue reading AUSTIN: City Council Moves Domain on Riverside Forward, State Repression Continues

MEXICO: Women Demand Justice for 17-year-old Raped by Police Officers

Photo: Protesters break glass at Attorney General’s office in Mexico City. By Nélida Tello In the past week, multiple protests have taken place in Mexico City in response to recent acts of sexual violence against women perpetrated by the police. Most recently on August 16, a protest of thousands defaced the Angel of Independence, shattered the windows of metrobus station “Insurgentes,” and set it ablaze by burning pieces of … Continue reading MEXICO: Women Demand Justice for 17-year-old Raped by Police Officers

IRELAND: Bonfires Lit, Shots Fired to Honor Passing of IRA Hero

Photo: Funeral procession for Irish Republican Hero Alex Murphy By Mike Talavera Alex Murphy, a father of four who was convicted in the killing of two British undercover corporals in 1988, was laid to rest in the Roselawn Crematorium on Monday following a massive funeral procession held in his honor in Belfast. Onlookers saluted as the coffin wrapped in the Irish flag passed by, the funeral march … Continue reading IRELAND: Bonfires Lit, Shots Fired to Honor Passing of IRA Hero

BRAZIL: National Education Strike Sweeps 200 Cities

Photo: Large banner from demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, reads “Bolsonaro enemy of education” By Jakob Stein On August 13 the people of Brazil took to the streets in 26 states and the federal capital for a National Education Strike. The protests were called in opposition to the anti-people policies of the reactionary Brazilian government, headed by Bolsonaro and the High Command of the Armed … Continue reading BRAZIL: National Education Strike Sweeps 200 Cities

AUSTIN: Flyers Targeting Sell-Out Councilman Appear on Eastside

Photo: Flyer targeting sell-out Austin City Councilman Sabino “Pio” Renteria, they read “No Domain on Riverside! Pio Renteria $17,095 Prostitute. City Councilman, Vendido, and Class Traitor, Got in Bed with Developers for a 17K “Donation.” Enemy of the People!” By Dmitri Sans In the lead up to the second Austin city council hearing for the proposed “Domain on Riverside” this Thursday, numerous flyers and posters … Continue reading AUSTIN: Flyers Targeting Sell-Out Councilman Appear on Eastside