AUSTIN: Police Officer Arrested for Child Sexual Abuse

Photo: Dustin Paul Lee, APD officer charged with sexual assault of a child By Kali Abbott On September 8, a lieutenant of the Austin Police Department (APD), Dustin Paul Lee, 47, was booked into the Williamson County Jail on charges of sexual assault of a child, his own daughter. A relatively low bond of $150,000 has been set for the child molester and he continues to … Continue reading AUSTIN: Police Officer Arrested for Child Sexual Abuse

Austin: 12 Escuelas Enfrentan al Cierre Sobre la Gentrificación Que Reduce el Número de Inscripción.

Foto: El Consejo de AISD reunían el 9 de septiembre para repasar los cierres propuestos de 12 escuelas Este artículo es una traducción. Por Walter Villareal y David Martínez El lunes por la noche, el consejo del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Austin (o AISD) revisó los planes de cerrar 12 escuelas públicas en base a las recomendaciones del distrito publicadas el viernes pasado. AISD continúa … Continue reading Austin: 12 Escuelas Enfrentan al Cierre Sobre la Gentrificación Que Reduce el Número de Inscripción.

AUSTIN: 12 Schools Face Closure as Gentrification Drives Lower Enrollment Numbers

Photo: The AISD board meets on September 9 to go over the proposed closures of 12 schools. By Walter Villarreal and David Martinez On Monday night, the Austin Independent School District (AISD) board of trustees went over plans to shut down 12 public schools based on recommendations from the district released last Friday. AISD continues to face declining enrollment primarily due to the ongoing gentrification … Continue reading AUSTIN: 12 Schools Face Closure as Gentrification Drives Lower Enrollment Numbers

AUSTIN: Mayor Pelted with Eggs After Confrontation with Anti-Gentrification Activists

Photo: Austin Mayor Steve Adler at homelessness forum on Tuesday By Ed Dalton Around 9 PM on Tuesday, after leaving a heated forum on Austin’s homeless at St. Edwards University, a black SUV driven by Austin Mayor Steve Adler was pelted with eggs. Eggs hit the driver side windows and windshield, prompting the police to search the wooded area around the action for over an … Continue reading AUSTIN: Mayor Pelted with Eggs After Confrontation with Anti-Gentrification Activists

México: Marcha Contra La Desaparición Forzada, Grafiti Solidario Aparecido en Austin

Foto: Cientos de manifestantes marchan por Oaxaca para el Día Internacional de los Detenidos/Desaparecidos Este artículo es una traducción. Por Gonzalo Depaz El viernes pasado marcó el Día Internacional de los Detenidos / Desaparecidos, y los manifestantes de la organización revolucionaria Corriente del Pueblo – Sol Rojo salieron a las calles para exigir la presentación del Dr. Ernesto Sernas García con vida. El Dr. Sernas … Continue reading México: Marcha Contra La Desaparición Forzada, Grafiti Solidario Aparecido en Austin

MEXICO: March Against Forced Disappearance, Solidarity Graffiti in Austin

Photo: Hundreds of protesters march through Oaxaca for the International Day of the Detained/Disappeared By Jakob Stein Last Friday marked the International Day of the Detained/Disappeared, and demonstrators from revolutionary organization Current of the People Red Sun (Sol Rojo) took to the streets to demand the presentation of Dr. Ernesto Sernas García alive. Dr. Sernas was an active militant of Sol Rojo, a professor at … Continue reading MEXICO: March Against Forced Disappearance, Solidarity Graffiti in Austin

AUSTIN: Graffiti in Support of Antifascism

Photo: Graffiti targeting Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick with a view of the Texas State Capitol By Jakob Stein This weekend in Austin, several pieces of graffiti went up across the city in support of antifascism. Two pieces honored the victims of the recent mass shooting in El Paso where a fascist shooter deliberately targeted and killed Chicano and Mexican people inside of a crowded Walmart shopping … Continue reading AUSTIN: Graffiti in Support of Antifascism