Revolutionary street vendor disappeared after facing off with law enforcement

By Ulrike Salazar UPDATE: At approximately 1 p.m. yesterday, Yudis Leonel Cruz was confirmed as being safe at home. Supporters are still investigating matters. It is unknown at the moment if he was apprehended or arrested and then released. What is known, however, is that witnesses saw California Highway Patrol officers single out Leonel as a militant leader. Witnesses last saw Leonel running away with … Continue reading Revolutionary street vendor disappeared after facing off with law enforcement

Southwest Key Senior Staff Attacks Peaceful Protester

By Dmitri Sans Saturday afternoon at a protest of child-detaining nonprofit Southwest Key, Vice President of Educational Services Salvador Cavazos grabbed one of the younger demonstrators, ripped the phone out of the person’s hands, and threw it into the parking lot. The altercation ensued following an attempt by protesters, led by community organization Frente de Liberación Inmigrante, to enter the public fundraiser Annual Arts Kaleidoscope hosted … Continue reading Southwest Key Senior Staff Attacks Peaceful Protester

Killers in brown-shirt uniforms: How the U.S. Border Patrol brutalizes the masses

By Ulrike Salazar Serial killer Juan David Ortiz is not the only federally-salaried murderer among us. More than 60,000 of them walk around the country in broad daylight. Despite supposed oversight and accountability, reports have shown that Border Patrol agents have one of the highest termination and disciplinary rates of all federal agencies. Even as officials express concern over abusive and killer Border Patrol agents, the … Continue reading Killers in brown-shirt uniforms: How the U.S. Border Patrol brutalizes the masses

Austin City Council to Drop Contract with Nonprofit that Detains Immigrant Children

By Dmitri Sans Last week, Austin City Council voted to approve a resolution that directs the city manager to review and, if necessary, terminate its contract with any organizations participating in President Trump’s family separation policy, namely nonprofit Southwest Key. The move signals an end to the city’s long-term support for the nonprofit, having paid Southwest Key more than $600,000 over the past decade. As … Continue reading Austin City Council to Drop Contract with Nonprofit that Detains Immigrant Children

Rally in solidarity with Gladis Hernandez unleashes the fury of the masses

By Ulrike Salazar Dozens of protestors swelled in numbers in South Central Los Angeles yesterday as members and supporters of Serve the People – Los Angeles (STPLA) rallied the masses in support of the release of Gladis Hernandez, an undocumented immigrant mother and street vendor, held at the Adelanto immigration detention center. Protestors wore red bandanas and carried STPLA flags, banners and a Trump piñata-effigy … Continue reading Rally in solidarity with Gladis Hernandez unleashes the fury of the masses