AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

PHOTO: Defendants in the dismissed lawsuit – Chief of Police, Brian Manley; City of Austin (Council Chambers); County Attorney, Margaret Moore. By Sandra Harris On February 10, federal judge Lee Yeakel dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of eight women claiming the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, the Austin Police Department (APD), and City of Austin officials mishandled their sexual assault cases. The class action … Continue reading AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

LEBANON: Protests Rage On as Economic Collapse Looms

Photo: Protesters assembled outside the Parliament building last Tuesday to reject the new cabinet headed by Prime Minister Hassan Diab By Miriam Cordova On February 11, over 400 protesters were injured in a riot outside the parliament building in Beirut as the Lebanese parliament held a vote of confidence on the newly appointed cabinet.  The vote was held as Lebanon faces a deepening financial crisis … Continue reading LEBANON: Protests Rage On as Economic Collapse Looms

AUSTIN: Charges Dropped Against 2019 International Working Women’s Day Marchers

Austin’s first revolutionary-led International Working Women’s Day march in 2019 prevailed against police harassment. By David Martinez Nearly one year after the arrests, charges have been dropped against two marchers who participated in the Popular Women’s Movement’s combative 2019 International Working Women’s Day march in East Austin, in another failure of the bourgeois state to pursue arbitrary charges to target the revolutionary movement. One marcher … Continue reading AUSTIN: Charges Dropped Against 2019 International Working Women’s Day Marchers

EUGENE: Activists Crash Dinner Rush at Anti-Homeless Brewery

PHOTO: Activists unfurl a banner reading “Housekeys not Handcuffs” from the second level of Elkhorn Brewery. By Andrew Meins On Saturday, February 6, at around 6:00pm, a group of activists with Stop Death on the Streets, Eugene (SDSE) invaded the dinner rush at Elkhorn Brewery, a restaurant located in the West University neighborhood, to call attention to the anti-homeless platform and law and order agenda … Continue reading EUGENE: Activists Crash Dinner Rush at Anti-Homeless Brewery

FRANCE: Concerning the RATP Strike

The following is an unofficial translation of an article from French revolutionary newspaper La Cause du Peuple titled “Sur la grève de la RATP.” Translation by Kate LaBelle Workers from the Régie autonome des transports Parisiens (RATP), the Parisian transportation network, were among the most combative during the December and January strike against pension reforms. Every day for over a month, thousands of them, even … Continue reading FRANCE: Concerning the RATP Strike

The Past, Present, and Future of the US-Iran Conflict

Photo: Iranians mourn the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani By Mike Talavera, with contributions from Kate LaBelle Last week, the US Senate passed an Iran War Powers resolution, a symbolic slap on the wrist for US President Donald Trump after his ordering of the January 2 US airstrike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Despite the Trump administration’s efforts to smooth over this assassination … Continue reading The Past, Present, and Future of the US-Iran Conflict

OXNARD: Administradora de Propiedad Amenaza con Llamar a ICE, Los Inquilinos se Mantienen Firme

Foto: Una Carne Asada comunitaria en enero realizada para organizar a los inquilinos que luchan contra SandPiper Property Management Este articulo es una traducción. Por Serran Soledad  El mes pasado, inquilinos de los Apartamentos Casa Valencia en el norte de Oxnard han visto avances al unirse en contra del hostigamiento del propietario y sus malas condiciones de vida. La gerencia de los apartamentos ha tomado … Continue reading OXNARD: Administradora de Propiedad Amenaza con Llamar a ICE, Los Inquilinos se Mantienen Firme