Yankee Imperialists Escalate Tensions with Iran

By Jakob Stein  On Wednesday the Trump administration ordered all non-emergency US government personnel be evacuated from the US embassy in Baghdad and US consulate in Erbil, citing unspecified threats from Iran. The threats are based on dubious intelligence reports that are reminiscent of the faulty information that US imperialists used as a justification for the military invasion of Iraq. The decision to withdraw personnel … Continue reading Yankee Imperialists Escalate Tensions with Iran

BAYTOWN: Unarmed Woman Murdered by Police Moments After Yelling “I’m Pregnant!”

By Jennifer Kelly Monday night an unarmed black woman was murdered outside of her apartment by a Baytown police officer outside of Houston, TX. Video surfaced of the officer harassing Pamela Turner (45), tasing her, throwing her to the ground, and finally shooting her five times. In the video she can be heard yelling “I’m walking to my apartment, you are harassing me” and “Why, … Continue reading BAYTOWN: Unarmed Woman Murdered by Police Moments After Yelling “I’m Pregnant!”

PERÚ: Ex Presidente Peruano y Fascista Alan García se Suicida

Por Jakob Stein El 17 de abril 2019, ex presidente del antiguo estado del Perú, Alan García, falleció a causa de una herida de bala auto-infligida mientras las autoridades esperaban fuera de su hogar en Lima para arrestarlo por cargos de soborno. García había sido miembro del partido contrarrevolucionario de la derecha, la Alianza Popular Revolucionaria Americana (APRA) y el arquitecto de los genocidios de … Continue reading PERÚ: Ex Presidente Peruano y Fascista Alan García se Suicida

AUSTIN: Anti-Gentrification Activists Return $50 Donation to Sellout Non-Profit in Pennies

By David Martinez Last Friday afternoon, residents of the East Riverside neighborhood of Austin visited the offices of arts non-profit Austin Creative Alliance (ACA) and dumped $50 worth of pennies in an act of protest against the Riverside Arts District and John Riedie, the CEO of the non-profit. The community members included tenants of apartments facing redevelopment and supporters of revolutionary organizations Defend Our Hoodz … Continue reading AUSTIN: Anti-Gentrification Activists Return $50 Donation to Sellout Non-Profit in Pennies

BRAZIL: Teachers and Students Mobilize against Bolsonaro

By Jakob Stein Since the Brazilian government announced budget cuts in education over the past few weeks, massive demonstrations have erupted at public universities around the country with teachers, professors, students, and parents joining forces to resist the measures. On April 29, Education Minister of Brazil Abraham Weintraub announced a 30% budget cut across the board at all federal public universities and high schools. It … Continue reading BRAZIL: Teachers and Students Mobilize against Bolsonaro

TEXAS: Newly Released Sandra Bland Cellphone Video a Call to Arms

By Mike Talavera Thirty-nine seconds of gut-wrenching video were uncovered this week, filmed from the perspective of martyred activist Sandra Bland, depicting Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia terrorizing her moments before the 2015 arrest that would lead to her death. After pulling her over for failing to use her turn signal, Encinia did not waste any time escalating the situation, incensed by Bland’s resistance to … Continue reading TEXAS: Newly Released Sandra Bland Cellphone Video a Call to Arms

AUSTIN: Bourgeois Media Misreports May Day, Serves as Police Press Agents

By Ed Dalton KXAN, a local bourgeois media outlet in Austin, has covered this year’s Red May 1st march with typical ruling class bias, inaccuracy, and lack of investigation several days after the march took place. Reporter Matthew Prendergast totally failed to investigate beyond taking the word of Austin Police Department (APD) at face value. Prendergast writes, “Police report that a group known as The … Continue reading AUSTIN: Bourgeois Media Misreports May Day, Serves as Police Press Agents