Photo: Activists hold demonstration outside Philippine National Police headquarters in response to mass arrests By Felipe Vera Progressives who were targeted as alleged Communist supporters and arrested in successive raids in Bacolod City late last month and earlier this month in Manila joined with allied House of Representatives to denounce Duterte’s crackdown on progressive groups on Thursday. The reactionary old Philippine state carried out the … Continue reading PHILIPPINES: Reactionary Old State Orders Mass Raid and Arrests of Activists
Photo: Smoke from fire set by protesters at Tejas Verdes School of Engineers in Chile. By Ed Dalton In the context of a general strike across Chile where more than two million people were mobilized, on November 12 the people set fire to the Tejas Verdes School of Engineers in San Antonio, the site of one of Pinochet’s former fascist torture centers. The fire set by … Continue reading CHILE: The Heroic People Set Fire to Fascist Torture Center
Photo: Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation on Sunday By Jakob Stein On Sunday, Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation following weeks of protests motivated by allegations of election fraud. Morales has held the office for the past 14 years but was able to run for another term after the Constitutional Court decided to lift Presidential term limits in 2017. Bolivian elections require … Continue reading BOLIVIA: Right Wing Coup Deposes Opportunist Morales Government
Unofficial translation of an article originally appearing in A Nova Democracia “But it is characteristic of the victory of fascism that this victory, on the one hand, bears witness to the weakness of the proletariat, disorganized and paralyzed by the disruptive Social-Democratic policy of class collaboration with the bourgeoisie, and, on the other, expresses the weakness of the bourgeoisie itself, afraid of the realization of … Continue reading Comrade Dimitrov is Immortal!
Photo: Paramedics cart away an activist shot by Klansmen in Greensboro, North Carolina By Gabriel Roshan On November 3, 1979, five activists were murdered in Greensboro, North Carolina, by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and the American Nazi Party, in a shootout known today as the “Greensboro Massacre.” Activists Sandra Smith, César Cauce, James Waller, William Sampson and Michael Nathan were gunned down in broad daylight at … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The Greensboro Massacre
Photo: US President Donald Trump has stepped up his reactionary immigration policies in an attempt to boost his reelection campaign By Nélida Tello The Trump administration announced last Friday that it is moving to reject visa applications from immigrants who cannot prove that they have healthcare insurance or that they will be able to pay healthcare costs starting November 3. This followed the introduction of … Continue reading New Trump Administration Policies Persecute Immigrants, Collect DNA
Photo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump take the stage at the “Howdy Modi!” event in Houston, Texas By Jennifer Kelly Over 50,000 people including President Donald Trump attended the “Howdy, Modi!” rally last weekend, welcoming Indian Prime Minister and Hindu fascist Narendra Modi to Houston. Over 12,000 more protested outside, mainly against the recent revocation of the Kashmir region’s special … Continue reading HOUSTON: Trump and Modi Rally Met With Huge Protests