AUSTIN: “La Rebelión Se Justifica” Graffiti in Solidarity with Ecuador

Photo: “La Rebelión se Justifica, Solidaridad con Ecuador” (“It is Right to Rebel, Solidarity with Ecuador”) Graffiti spotted recently in Austin. By Mike Talavera Large spray-painted slogans expressing solidarity with the people’s struggle in Ecuador were recently spotted in Austin. They read, “La Rebelión se Justifica, Solidaridad con Ecuador” (“It is Right to Rebel, Solidarity with Ecuador”), and “¡Viva la Lucha de Los Indígenas! ¡Luchar … Continue reading AUSTIN: “La Rebelión Se Justifica” Graffiti in Solidarity with Ecuador

FLORIDA: Footage Exposes Horrific Conditions at Prison

Photo: Images of violence, overcrowding, and generally unlivable conditions from Martin Correctional Institution captured by secret footage shot by inmate Scott Whitney. By Ben Robinson A Florida inmate has filmed footage of life in the Martin Correctional Institution, known by inmates as “Murder Martin.” Under the guards’ noses, inmate Scott Whitney recorded years of film – all the way back from 2015, presenting a rare inside … Continue reading FLORIDA: Footage Exposes Horrific Conditions at Prison

AUSTIN: Le « Domain on Riverside » Menace Des Logements à Prix Abordable Pour Les Réfugiés Africain

Photo: un réfugié de Cameroun qui habite dans les appartements « Quad » dans le quartier de « East Riverside » à Austin Ceci est une traduction française de notre article original en anglais par Serena Ayers. Dans moins que deux semaines, le Conseil Municipal de Austin va prendre sa décision finale sur la proposition du « Domain on Riverside », un développement de luxe à usage mixte qui menace le déplacement … Continue reading AUSTIN: Le « Domain on Riverside » Menace Des Logements à Prix Abordable Pour Les Réfugiés Africain

PITTSBURGH: Tenants Rally in Protest of Apartment Fire Displacement

Photo: Activists and tenants of AHRCO properties staged a rally outside the management office in response to poor living conditions and the company’s lack of action in the wake of a fire at the complex which threatens to displace 70 residents from the neighborhood By Darius Firoozi On Friday, October 4, Tenants of the Allegheny Housing Rehabilitation Corporation (AHRCO) and their supporters attended a rally … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Tenants Rally in Protest of Apartment Fire Displacement

GERMANY: Anticommunist Scholar Cancels Lecture After Graffiti Action

Photo: Building at University of Hamburg spray painted with “Gorriti = CIA” and “People’s War until Communism” By Bill Smith On September 30, anticommunist scholar Gustavo Gorriti canceled his talk on corruption in Peruvian society after revolutionaries spray-painted “Gorriti = CIA,” “Guerra Popular Hasta el Comunismo (People’s War until Communism),” and a hammer and sickle on a building at the University of Hamburg where Gorriti … Continue reading GERMANY: Anticommunist Scholar Cancels Lecture After Graffiti Action

CHICAGO: Family Sues School for Kicking Child Out into the Cold

Photo: The family of a 9-year-old boy is suing Chicago Public Schools for kicking him out of school alone into cold temperatures without a coat By Kim Hyun Sang A Black family has taken legal action against the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) system this week over an incident involving their nine-year-old child back in March. The boy, identified only as “K.S” in the lawsuit, was … Continue reading CHICAGO: Family Sues School for Kicking Child Out into the Cold

WEST VIRGINIA: Local Activists Protest Hospital Closures

Photo: Ohio Valley Medical Complex in Wheeling, West Virginia By Mario Ginesta Activists in Wheeling, WV have been organizing around the recent closures of several hospitals in the Ohio Valley region. The closures have resulted in over 1,000 workers being laid off and has limited the already scarce medical and mental health treatment options for people living in the area. The past two months have … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA: Local Activists Protest Hospital Closures