LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors at Exposition Park Clash with County Workers

By Cajeme Iniciador After approximately two months of relative tranquility, street vendors clashed again this past Sunday with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health employees at Exposition Park. Public Health employees have been harassing Mexican and Central American immigrant street vendors for years throughout Los Angeles, under the pretext of protecting public health. Public Health employees swooped on street vendors at the entrance of … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors at Exposition Park Clash with County Workers

PITTSBURGH: Antifascists Protest Anti-Semitic Shooting

By Bird Seed Last Sunday, the masses of Pittsburgh took to the streets behind a banner reading “Antifascist Pittsburgh” to condemn the shooting of 11 Jewish worshipers at the Tree of Life Synagogue on October 27. Fascist terrorist Robert Bowers has plead not guilty to a 44-count indictment, despite having made his reactionary intentions clear on social media and at the time of the murders. … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Antifascists Protest Anti-Semitic Shooting

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 Liberaci√≥n 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