AUSTIN: Non-Profit Opportunist Chas Moore Receives Six Figure Grant to Continue Deceiving the Masses

By Robert Madrone Austin sellout activist, Chas Moore, received a $150,000 fellowship from the Nathan Cummings Foundation, a bourgeois philanthropic organization that provides grants to NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) in order to fund counter-insurgency efforts among the masses, in particular the rebellion against US police brutality. For four years through his group Austin Justice Coalition (AJC), Moore has worked to defang and pacify the movement against … Continue reading AUSTIN: Non-Profit Opportunist Chas Moore Receives Six Figure Grant to Continue Deceiving the Masses

Why We Call The DSA Social Fascists

Opinion Editorial on the Democratic Socialists of America calling the police on LGBT activists and their supporters in Austin by Ed Dalton On Tuesday June 25, revolutionary LGBT organization Stonewall Militant Front (SMF) confronted the DSA night school which opportunistically presents itself as both “socialist” as well as LGBT supportive. The confrontation and the DSA response speak volumes about the real role that DSA plays … Continue reading Why We Call The DSA Social Fascists

AUSTIN: Coat Hangers and “Blood” Dumped at Office of Ken Paxton

By Cassie Moran Militant women protesters, led by Popular Women’s Movement-Movimiento Feminino Popular (PWM-MFP), targeted the downtown offices of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday to denounce his campaign against abortion and healthcare access. The women chanted angrily and unfurled a large red banner that read, “FIGHT FOR WORKING WOMEN’S HEALTHCARE, CRUSH KEN PAXTON & MISOGYNIST POLITICIANS.” Passing rush hour traffic honked in support … Continue reading AUSTIN: Coat Hangers and “Blood” Dumped at Office of Ken Paxton

AUSTIN: Planning Commission Recommends Domain On Riverside Amid Protests

By Jamie Haynes The Austin City Council chambers were filled Tuesday night for the planning commission’s “public” meeting; in addition to community advocates and lawyers in expensive suits, supporters of revolutionary organization Defend Our Hoodz (DOH) made their presence known. As the meeting began, four community members unfurled color posters featuring: Michael Wheelan (Presidium Group lawyer), Fayez Kazi (Planning Commission Chair and founder of Civiltude), … Continue reading AUSTIN: Planning Commission Recommends Domain On Riverside Amid Protests

AUSTIN: Planning Commission Chair Does Business with “Domain on Riverside” Developers

By Dylan Dissenso At the upcoming planning commission hearing on Tuesday, newly-elected commission chair Fayez Kazi and his colleagues will likely decide whether or not to recommend the “Domain on Riverside” application, a proposal to remake the Ballpark, Town Lake, and Quad apartment complexes on East Riverside into a yuppie wonderland of luxury condos and high-end retail. While the hearing is public, the dealings behind … Continue reading AUSTIN: Planning Commission Chair Does Business with “Domain on Riverside” Developers

AUSTIN: Opinion Editorial on ATX Resistance Action and Bad Antifascism

By Ed Dalton Editor’s note: The cover photo is from an upcoming counter protest by “ATX Resistance Action” at Leander Public Library. There are certain rules to antifascist work which should be observed by the serious left, which are no platform for fascists, no debating fascists, and no working with the police. Much has already been said about the organization “ATX Resistance Action” but their … Continue reading AUSTIN: Opinion Editorial on ATX Resistance Action and Bad Antifascism

AUSTIN: Beerland Fundraiser Collects Over $6,000 for Striking Workers

By Dmitri Sans On Thursday night, Empire Control Room & Garage hosted a benefit show for workers at neighboring venue Beerland in downtown Austin, raising $6,063 for their support fund. Beerland workers went on strike two weeks ago to protest bounced paychecks and the failure of former owner Richard Lynn to stock the venue with necessary supplies. Featured bands included Octopus Project, Broken Gold, USA/Mexico, … Continue reading AUSTIN: Beerland Fundraiser Collects Over $6,000 for Striking Workers