US: Election Boycott Ramps Up as Early Voting Begins

By Mike Talavera Early voting for the midterm elections began this week in the United States in a lead up to November 6, official voting day. As bourgeois politicians hurriedly make their false promises in an attempt to fool more people into voting, militants across the country have taken up an unprecedented election boycott campaign. Whether it’s online or on the street, the average working … Continue reading US: Election Boycott Ramps Up as Early Voting Begins

AUSTIN: Gentrifying Business Stickered on Three Year Anniversary of Crossing Community Boycott

By Dmitri Sans On Saturday during a community picket of gentrifying business Blue Cat Cafe in East Austin, masked protesters covered the windows of the storefront and adjacent food truck with stickers that read “Love Cats / Hate Nazis / Boycott Blue Cat Cafe.” The protest was called to condemn the cafe’s three year anniversary and its decision to cross the community boycott of F&F … Continue reading AUSTIN: Gentrifying Business Stickered on Three Year Anniversary of Crossing Community Boycott

AUSTIN: Kavanaugh Defenders Overwhelmed By Student Demonstrators

By Mike Talavera Tuesday afternoon, nearly a hundred students on UT campus surrounded, berated, and kicked out a handful of students defending Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. One counter protester ripped a sign which read “Kavanaugh did nothing wrong” out of the hands of one of the Kavanaugh defenders and ripped it to pieces, while another swiped a “Make America Great Again” hat from one … Continue reading AUSTIN: Kavanaugh Defenders Overwhelmed By Student Demonstrators

Revolutionary street vendor disappeared after facing off with law enforcement

By Ulrike Salazar UPDATE: At approximately 1 p.m. yesterday, Yudis Leonel Cruz was confirmed as being safe at home. Supporters are still investigating matters. It is unknown at the moment if he was apprehended or arrested and then released. What is known, however, is that witnesses saw California Highway Patrol officers single out Leonel as a militant leader. Witnesses last saw Leonel running away with … Continue reading Revolutionary street vendor disappeared after facing off with law enforcement

Southwest Key Senior Staff Attacks Peaceful Protester

By Dmitri Sans Saturday afternoon at a protest of child-detaining nonprofit Southwest Key, Vice President of Educational Services Salvador Cavazos grabbed one of the younger demonstrators, ripped the phone out of the person’s hands, and threw it into the parking lot. The altercation ensued following an attempt by protesters, led by community organization Frente de Liberación Inmigrante, to enter the public fundraiser Annual Arts Kaleidoscope hosted … Continue reading Southwest Key Senior Staff Attacks Peaceful Protester

Local Dollar Store Bought Up, Workers Get Sold Out

By Gabriel Roshan On September 17, Dollar Tree, the new owner of Family Dollar, decided to shut down the Charlotte-based headquarters and distribution center. Dollar Tree has already announced that they will be eliminating 200 positions. The distribution center employed 1,100 workers. The fate of the other 900 workers is in the hands of Dollar Tree. For the steep price of $9.1 billion in 2016, … Continue reading Local Dollar Store Bought Up, Workers Get Sold Out

Anti-Gentrification Group Makes Bonfire Out of Art-Washing Magazines

By Jamie Haynes Wednesday night, Austin organization Defend Our Hoodz – Defiende El Barrio (DOH) continued their offensive against Presidium Group’s scheme to leverage a “pop up arts’ district” into zoning changes that threaten to accelerate the systematic displacement of working class and student populations living in the Riverside neighborhood. Rally goers passed out hundreds of flyers, chanted slogans, and destroyed copies of Almost Real Things, self-described as an “Art zine for … Continue reading Anti-Gentrification Group Makes Bonfire Out of Art-Washing Magazines