AUSTIN: International Working Women’s Day March Clashes with Fascists, Police Make Arrests

By Mike Talavera Revolutionary women’s organization Popular Women’s Movement-Movimiento Femenino Popular (PWM-MFP) led a march celebrating International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) which successfully took a stretch of 7th Street, a busy east Austin arterial leading to downtown, before police cracked down on the crowd and subdued two marchers and a photographer, handcuffing them. Undeterred, the march continued and proceeded to a local H.E.B. grocery store … Continue reading AUSTIN: International Working Women’s Day March Clashes with Fascists, Police Make Arrests

US: Revolutionary Organizations Ready for International Working Women’s Day

By Mike Talavera Tomorrow is International Working Women’s Day (IWWD), and revolutionary women across the country are preparing rallies and marches to celebrate the holiday, continuing the momentum of a growing militant women’s movement in the US. For decades, the holiday has been coopted by the United Nations and groups like the Red Cross internationally and by the Democratic Party and its allies domestically, but … Continue reading US: Revolutionary Organizations Ready for International Working Women’s Day

FRANCE: Young Revolutionaries Hold National Conference

By Alexander Yari On the last weekend of February, the revolutionary group Jeunes Révolutionnaires (Young Revolutionaries) hosted a Conference of Revolutionary Mass Organizations, the first of its kind in France. Young Revolutionaries began last year, setting up chapters outside of the Parisian region after June 23, 2018 when it officially jumped to a nationwide level during the International Meeting for the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading FRANCE: Young Revolutionaries Hold National Conference

FLORIDA: Capitalists Caught in Sex Trafficking Ring

By Miriam Cordova Only a couple weeks after his sixth Super Bowl win, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged with two counts of soliciting sex from a prostitute. Former Citigroup president John Childs and other private equity firm owners received similar charges in relation to a sex slavery ring that is run through spas across the US. Orchids of Asia is located on … Continue reading FLORIDA: Capitalists Caught in Sex Trafficking Ring

ERIE: Largest Industrial Strike in Years at Former GE Factory

By Alex Meins On Monday, workers at Wabtec’s newly-acquired General Electric Transportation factory in Erie, PA, voted to go on strike. This represents the largest industrial strike to happen in the United States since the strike of 6,500 oil refinery workers in 2015. A total of 1,700 locomotive assembly workers have enthusiastically walked out to protest a 35% wage cut, blocking the gateways to the … Continue reading ERIE: Largest Industrial Strike in Years at Former GE Factory

KANSAS CITY: Revolutionary Organization Launches Anti-Eviction Campaign

By Alex Lowell This past month, Serve the People – Kansas City (STP-KC) announced an anti-eviction campaign with the goal of organizing tenants to put an end to evictions in their city. While STP-KC has organized anti-fascist actions and struggles against particular landlords in the past, this marks the beginning of a new direction for the group. “Our current work is centered around mobilizing tenants … Continue reading KANSAS CITY: Revolutionary Organization Launches Anti-Eviction Campaign

AUSTIN: El proyecto de gentrificación en East Riverside para un centro comercial de lujo está retrasado indefinidamente otra vez

Por Ed Dalton El martes Defend Our Hoodz – Defiende el Barrio – Austin (DOH – DB) interrumpió una junta de planificación urbana en donde la Comisión de Planificación votó 7 – 3 por la postergación indefinida, por la segunda vez consecutiva, de consideraciones para los planes de gentrificación del Project Catalyst en East Riverside, debido principalmente a la presión constante de activistas. Por causa … Continue reading AUSTIN: El proyecto de gentrificación en East Riverside para un centro comercial de lujo está retrasado indefinidamente otra vez