AUSTIN: Anti-Gentrification Organizers and Community Win First Round of Fight Against Arts District

By Ed Dalton January 1, 2019 was supposed to mark the opening of Presidium Group’s Riverside Arts District, located in the heart of the working class neighborhood of Riverside in central east Austin. Thanks to the poor planning of developers and the resistance of community members alongside local anti-gentrification organizers, the district’s opening has been delayed six months or more. The Presidium Group developers and their … Continue reading AUSTIN: Anti-Gentrification Organizers and Community Win First Round of Fight Against Arts District

CENTRAL TEXAS: Data Leak Connects Central Texas Socialist Rifle Association to FBI and Fascists

By Guy Shields CORRECTION: The Incendiary editorial board owes the man we mistook for John Newell a sincere apology. We made our best judgement based on the evidence available to us at the time, but the new evidence and testimony shows that we were wrong as shown in our follow up story. Incendiary expresses the deepest regret for this error and extends our most sincere … Continue reading CENTRAL TEXAS: Data Leak Connects Central Texas Socialist Rifle Association to FBI and Fascists

AUSTIN: Professor’s Death Ruled Suicide After Being Targeted by Revolutionary Students

By Ed Dalton AUSTIN – The Travis County Medical Examiner’s office has recently declared professor and violent domestic abuser Richard Morrisett’s death a suicide, according to an anonymous source that has seen the report. “An empty bottle of Euthasol (pentobarbital and phenytoin used for animal euthanasia) was found in the residence, along with a syringe,” according to the autopsy report. After finding out about Morrisett’s … Continue reading AUSTIN: Professor’s Death Ruled Suicide After Being Targeted by Revolutionary Students

AUSTIN: Gentrifier Instigates Fight with Arts District Picketers, Cops Arrest Protester

By Mike Talavera Last Saturday, picketers descended on the opening event of the Riverside Arts District in southeast Austin, Texas, causing a disruption that culminated in a brawl with one protester being arrested. The big tent art exhibition hosted by nonprofits Almost Real Things and Pump Project was held across the street from the Ballpark, Quad, and Town Lake apartments currently under threat of being … Continue reading AUSTIN: Gentrifier Instigates Fight with Arts District Picketers, Cops Arrest Protester

AUSTIN: Anarchist Bookstore Windows Smashed, Again

By Ed Dalton On November 10, MonkeyWrench Books (MWB) of Austin, Texas had its windows smashed out, a rerun of when its storefront was battered by local reactionaries in the early 2000s. In a statement published on Facebook today, the bookstore insinuated that Nazis were responsible for the action, but no fascist organization has yet taken credit. “This morning we discovered that our window had … Continue reading AUSTIN: Anarchist Bookstore Windows Smashed, Again

AUSTIN: Proposition A and How Capitalism Always Wins When You Play Its Game

By Ed Dalton Collaboration with the ruling class will never produce social benefits, wage increases, or affordable housing, even on the city government level. There are many who still believe that the cost of housing will improve in Austin by voting for Prop-A, a measure on the city ballot during this year’s midterm elections, yet every single time the city has been entrusted with money … Continue reading AUSTIN: Proposition A and How Capitalism Always Wins When You Play Its Game

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