PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The Communist Party of Peru is Founded

Photo: José Carlos Mariátegui La Chira, founder and first General Secretary of what would become the Communist Party of Peru. By Mike Talavera On October 7, 1928, at the height of intense struggle against the social-fascist American Revolutionary Popular Alliance (APRA), José Carlos Mariátegui led the Marxists-Leninists in founding the Peruvian Socialist Party, which would later be renamed the Communist Party of Peru (PCP). This 91st … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The Communist Party of Peru is Founded

New Trump Administration Policies Persecute Immigrants, Collect DNA

Photo: US President Donald Trump has stepped up his reactionary immigration policies in an attempt to boost his reelection campaign By Nélida Tello The Trump administration announced last Friday that it is moving to reject visa applications from immigrants who cannot prove that they have healthcare insurance or that they will be able to pay healthcare costs starting November 3. This followed the introduction of … Continue reading New Trump Administration Policies Persecute Immigrants, Collect DNA

BRAZIL: Workers, Students Participate in 48-Hour National Education Strike

Photo: The Popular Revolutionary Student Movement (MEPR) raises a banner reading “Defend Education Tooth and Nail!” in Rio de Janeiro during the National Education Strike By Jakob Stein Starting on October 2, Brazilian students and workers participated in a massive two-day National Education Strike against the reactionary policies of fascist President Jair Bolsonaro, who has set out to privatize public education as well as dismantle … Continue reading BRAZIL: Workers, Students Participate in 48-Hour National Education Strike

AUSTIN: New Domain On Riverside Plans Show Demolition of Shopping Center at Main Intersection

By Dylan Disseno Previously unpublished design plans for the Domain on Riverside in Austin show that the developers at Presidium Group intend to destroy the Parke Green shopping center at the Northeast corner of Riverside Dr. and Pleasant Valley Rd, a primary road intersection in the area. Parke Green contains many businesses frequented by the local working class and oppressed nations of the area, including … Continue reading AUSTIN: New Domain On Riverside Plans Show Demolition of Shopping Center at Main Intersection

DFW: Outrage Follows Lenient Sentence in Police Murder of Botham Jean

Photo: Protesters block intersection in downtown Dallas following the light sentencing of former police officer Amber Guyger for the murder of Botham Jean. By Jennifer Kelly Last Tuesday morning, a jury found Amber Guyger, a former Dallas Police Officer, guilty of murdering 26-year-old Botham Jean, an accountant and a Black man. On September 6, 2018, Guyger killed Jean, shooting him in the heart after barging … Continue reading DFW: Outrage Follows Lenient Sentence in Police Murder of Botham Jean

AUSTIN: Domain On Riverside Threatens Low-Cost Housing Options for African Refugees

Photo: A Refugee from Cameroon living in the Quad apartments in the East Riverside area of Austin Editors Note: The first version of this article was irresponsible in its lack of investigation into the armed separatist movement in Cameroon and should have been more precise about the conditions and politics of the struggle between Anglophone Cameroonians and the Francophone dominated government, which is backed by … Continue reading AUSTIN: Domain On Riverside Threatens Low-Cost Housing Options for African Refugees

COLOMBIA: Drivers Strike and Student Protests Shake the Country

Photo: Student protesters in Medellín throw molotov cocktails at riot police armored vehicle By Felipe Vera Last week, a national strike of professional drivers and a series of combative student protests against corruption and police repression shook the streets of Bogotá and Medellín. On September 23, the National Association of Drivers of Colombia and the Drivers Union called for an indefinite national strike of professional transport … Continue reading COLOMBIA: Drivers Strike and Student Protests Shake the Country