HOUSTON: Comrade Theo Solidarity Banner Pasted on French Consulate

By Jakob Stein Revolutionary slogans in support of Comrade Theo and his struggle were pasted on the entrance to the French consulate in Houston, and red paint was splattered around the entryway. Additional solidarity posters and graffiti have also been put up in Austin. At this time Comrade Théo is still on hunger strike demanding recognition from the French state as a political prisoner, and the … Continue reading HOUSTON: Comrade Theo Solidarity Banner Pasted on French Consulate

Houston: Regresa la Marcha de la Moratoria Chicana Décadas Después de la Original

Por Ginés Casi 50 años después de la primera Marcha de la Moratoria Chicana en Houston, miembros de las Boinas Marrones (en inglés, los Brown Berets) de todo el país unieron para celebrar la historia de movimiento Chicano el 24 de julio. Capítulos de San Marcos, Austin, Dallas, Houston, California, Arizona, Colorado y Illinois reunieron con activistas indígenas, miembros del Partido Popular II (una organización basada … Continue reading Houston: Regresa la Marcha de la Moratoria Chicana Décadas Después de la Original

HOUSTON: Sheriff’s Deputy Murders Wife

Photo: Sheriff’s deputy Renard Spivey (Left) and his wife Patricia Ann Marshall Spivey (Right) who he murdered on Monday. By Jennifer Kelly Renard Spivey, a Harris County sheriff’s deputy, was booked Monday night for the murder of his wife, Patricia Ann Marshall Spivey, adding to a long list of police-perpetrated cases of violence against women in the US. Initially, Spivey called 911 to report that … Continue reading HOUSTON: Sheriff’s Deputy Murders Wife

HOUSTON: Chicano Moratorium March Returns Decades After Original

by Jennifer Kelly Nearly 50 years after the first Chicano Moratorium March in Houston, Brown Berets from across the country gathered again to celebrate the history of the Chicano movement this past Saturday. Chapters from San Marcos, Austin, Dallas, Houston, California, Arizona, Colorado, and Illinois gathered together with indigenous activists, members of The People’s Party II (a Houston-based organization formed in solidarity with the Black Panther … Continue reading HOUSTON: Chicano Moratorium March Returns Decades After Original

HOUSTON: Another Detainee Dies at Notorious ICE Detention Center

By Jennifer Kelly On June 30, Honduran migrant Yimi Alexis Balderramos-Torres was found “unresponsive in his dormitory” while in ICE custody at the Houston Contract Detention Facility. He was transferred to Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital where he was pronounced dead at the age of 30. Balderramos-Torres died after nearly a month in ICE custody. Although the cause of death is not yet known, ICE has … Continue reading HOUSTON: Another Detainee Dies at Notorious ICE Detention Center

El Primero de Mayo a través de los Estados Unidos

Editado por Mike Talavera, con contribuciones de Gabriel Roshan, Jennifer Kelly, y Jenna Humphrey Además de las marchas del Primero de Mayo en Austin y Los Ángeles, muchas otras ciudades celebraron el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores el pasado miércoles. Estas marchas y acciones, modestas pero militantes, demuestran una clara ruptura con la izquierda mayoritaria de los Estados Unidos que ha descuidado el Día de … Continue reading El Primero de Mayo a través de los Estados Unidos

Houston Antifascists Organize Home Demonstration

By Ed Dalton On Saturday, approximately twenty-five antifascists from three Texas cities descended on the home of known fascist Paul Joseph Preston. The activists taped flyers to the door of the fascist, who was not home at this point. Houston Police Department responded to the scene shortly before Preston returned home. Upon returning, Preston tried to egress without being recognized but was followed by antifascists. … Continue reading Houston Antifascists Organize Home Demonstration