Ecuador: The Fight Escalates Throughout the Country

Quito, 10/12/19 This article is a translation from Periódico El Pueblo. By Javier De Paz Amid clouds of tear gas and pepper spray launched by the repressive state forces, protestors fled a peaceful attempt to occupy the National Assembly in Ecuador’s capital, Quito. The number of wounded, missing, or detained protestors increases, meanwhile the bourgeois press, both national and foreign, present the conflict as an … Continue reading Ecuador: The Fight Escalates Throughout the Country

KANSAS CITY: Anti-Revisionist Confrontation of DSA Event Ends in Bloodshed

Photo: Anti-revisionist contingent reads a speech detailing the crimes of DSA and reasons for confrontation By Daniel Reed On October 12, a contingent of anti-revisionist combatants confronted a public meeting of the Kansas City chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). Online propaganda from the DSA and their supporters has tried to portray the event as a brutal attack on the elderly, but in … Continue reading KANSAS CITY: Anti-Revisionist Confrontation of DSA Event Ends in Bloodshed

PHILADELPHIA: Community Members Resist School Relocation Plan

Photo: Parent Charlotte Williams at community meeting called in response to school closures. By Alberto Rosse This Monday classes resumed for students of Benjamin Franklin High School at their new temporary location in the former Khepera Charter School in Northern Philadelphia. Last week parents, students, teachers, and other community members of Benjamin Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy (SLA) confronted Philadelphia School District Superintendent … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA: Community Members Resist School Relocation Plan

DFW: Police Officer Kills Woman After Non-Emergency Call

Photo: A vigil for Atatiana Jefferson Sunday night turned into a protest with speeches and a march against police brutality targeting Black people By Jennifer Kelly On Tuesday, Interim Fort Worth Police Chief Ed Kraus publicly distanced the department from the latest police killing in Texas, the October 12 murder of Atatiana Jefferson, a young Black woman, by police officer Aaron Dean, who currently walks … Continue reading DFW: Police Officer Kills Woman After Non-Emergency Call

Nuevas Políticas de la Administración de Trump Persiguen a los Inmigrantes y Recolecta ADN

Foto: El presidente de los EEUU, Donald Trump, ha intensificado sus políticas reaccionarias de inmigración en un intento de impulsar su campaña de reelección Este artículo es una traducción. Por Nélida Tello La administración Trump anunció el viernes pasado que se propone rechazar las solicitudes de visado de los inmigrantes que no puedan probar que tienen seguro médico o que podrán pagar los gastos de salud … Continue reading Nuevas Políticas de la Administración de Trump Persiguen a los Inmigrantes y Recolecta ADN

AUSTIN: Final Domain On Riverside Vote Looms, Protesters Visit Home of Developer’s Lawyer

Photo: Protesters outside the home of Michael Whellan, lawyer for the Presidium Group, the developers pushing the project at 4700 E Riverside Dr, also known as the “Domain on Riverside” By David Martinez Austin City Council may take a final vote on Thursday for the “Domain On Riverside” luxury development, after months of delays and facing a fierce people’s struggle against the project. The vote … Continue reading AUSTIN: Final Domain On Riverside Vote Looms, Protesters Visit Home of Developer’s Lawyer

MEXICO: Chiapas Mayor is Dragged from Truck by Peasants for Deceitful Campaign

Photo: Peasants from Santa Rita Invernadero punish the local mayor, Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández, by tying him to the back of a truck and dragging him throughout town By Nélida Tello On October 8, peasants from Santa Rita Invernadero confronted the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) Mayor Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández in Las Margaritas, Chiapas. Armed with bats and stones peasants forced Escandón out of … Continue reading MEXICO: Chiapas Mayor is Dragged from Truck by Peasants for Deceitful Campaign