CHARLOTTE: Militants Fight Liberalism at Women’s March

by Miriam Cordova On Saturday January 26 Women’s Militant Front (WMF) participated in the Charlotte Women’s March, which this year was titled the “Women United March.” Liberal women shouted, “Love not hate makes America great!” and WMF responded with, “Love doesn’t trump hate! America was never great!” which oppressed nations women joined in on. The slogan “One solution! Revolution!” also caught on. One woman walked … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Militants Fight Liberalism at Women’s March

CHARLOTTE: Architect Offices Vandalized Amidst Anti-Gentrification Struggle

By Gabriel Roshan Gentrifying architecture firm Shook-Kelley’s (SK) windows were tagged with “Terry Shook watch your back” last week. Shook-Kelley is a self-described “renegade” architecture firm founded in 1992, with offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Los Angeles, California. Founded by Terry Shook and Kevin Kelley, their philosophy on design is embodied in the slogan “we convene.” In LA, Shook-Kelley renovated and did brand marketing … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Architect Offices Vandalized Amidst Anti-Gentrification Struggle

CHARLOTTE: Fascist Found Not Guilty on Charges of Assaulting a Woman

By Gabriel Roshan On January 2, 2019, Brian Talbert, founder of self-described “conservative” LGBT group Deplorable Pride (DP) was acquitted of assaulting a woman at a protest on May 12, 2018. The Proud Boys, a North American fascist organization, had called for a protest on the corner of Trade and Tryon streets to oust Charlotte council member Lawana Mayfield, who had posted on Facebook, “I … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Fascist Found Not Guilty on Charges of Assaulting a Woman

CHARLOTTE: Anti-Abortion Campaign Fueled by Benham Brothers Real Estate Profits

By Miriam Cordova In Charlotte, North Carolina, abortion clinics have become a site of struggle for working class and oppressed women. Cities4Life, an anti-abortion organization headed by brothers David and Jason Benham, strives to cut off women’s access to abortion in various reactionary campaigns. In addition to being on their board, chairman David Benham has been accredited, along with his wife Lori, with establishing the … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Anti-Abortion Campaign Fueled by Benham Brothers Real Estate Profits

CHARLOTTE: Dispatch from Brookhill Anti-Gentrification Struggle

By Gabriel Roshan Serve the People-Charlotte (STP-C) has been struggling to stop the demolition of Brookhill Village since May 2018. The fight has continued on into the winter months where the conversation around housing has begun to heat up in Charlotte. As with all conversations initiated by the bourgeois media and nonprofits, they have remained just that—conversations. STP-C has brought the issue of displacement to … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Dispatch from Brookhill Anti-Gentrification Struggle

CHARLOTTE: Revolutionary Organization Boycotts the Election

By Gabriel Roshan On November 6th, a group of militants and revolutionaries took up the slogan “Elections, No! Revolution, Yes!!” by holding a picket in front of a polling site in Charlotte, NC. Serve the People—Charlotte (STP-C) picketed for an hour, passed out flyers and had conversations with the masses about why voting will not make life easier for the working class. The picketers also … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Revolutionary Organization Boycotts the Election

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