HOUSTON: Trump and Modi Rally Met With Huge Protests

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

Tropical Storm Imelda Devastates Southeast Texas

Photo: Tropical Storm Imelda sent barges crashing into bridges and other structures in the Houston area. By Jennifer Kelly From Wednesday to Thursday southeast Texas experienced major flooding as a result of tropical storm Imelda. Formed only hours before making landfall, the storm took residents by surprise. There was little warning of the impending floods. Many of the people who lost their homes in Hurricane … Continue reading Tropical Storm Imelda Devastates Southeast Texas

HOUSTON: Greenpeace Activists Stage Protest to Shut Down Ship Channel

Photo: Greenpeace activists suspended from Fred Hartman Bridge on the morning of the September 12 Democratic Debate. By Jennifer Kelly On the morning of the Democratic debate last week in Houston, a group of protesters with Greenpeace USA, an affiliate of the international environmental nonprofit, attempted to shut down the Houston Ship Channel for 24 hours. Several activists suspended themselves from the Fred Hartman Bridge, forcing … Continue reading HOUSTON: Greenpeace Activists Stage Protest to Shut Down Ship Channel

Houston: ICE Detiene a un Activista que los Invitó al Ayuntamiento

Foto: Conferencia de prensa después de la detención del activista Ronald Gramajo por parte de ICE Este artículo es una traducción. Por Elena Guerrero El 5 de septiembre, el inmigrante y activista guatemalteco Ronald Gramajo fue detenido por el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) en su camino al trabajo, tres semanas después de haber invitado a los agentes de ICE a un … Continue reading Houston: ICE Detiene a un Activista que los Invitó al Ayuntamiento

HOUSTON: ICE Detains Activist Who Invited Them to Town Hall

Photo: Press conference after activist Ronald Gramajo’s detention by ICE. By Jennifer Kelly On September 5, Guatemalan immigrant and activist Ronald Gramajo was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on his way to work, three weeks after he had invited ICE agents to a town hall organized by city council candidate Nelvin Adriatico. The meeting was intended to assuage the fears of the immigrant … Continue reading HOUSTON: ICE Detains Activist Who Invited Them to Town Hall

HOUSTON: Police Indicted for Failed Drug Raid

Photo: Home of Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas, murdered by police in failed drug raid By Jennifer Kelly Seven months after the Houston Police Department (HPD) murdered the Tuttle family in a botched drug raid, two of the officers involved were both indicted last Friday, Gerald Goines on felony murder charges and Steven Bryant for tampering with evidence. In late January, HPD raided the home … Continue reading HOUSTON: Police Indicted for Failed Drug Raid

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