LOS ANGELES: State-Murdered Migrants Honored, Remembered

By Ulrike Salazar Anti-gentrification artists recently honored the memory of murdered undocumented migrants in front of the Los Angeles Immigration Detention Center in downtown on Sunday. Broadcast on Defend Boyle Heights’s livestream, the artist group BASURA symbolically showed the audience that revolutionaries and progressives are not abandoning the struggle of the undocumented immigrant masses, especially those from Central America. As part of the performance, Pelón Suelto, … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: State-Murdered Migrants Honored, Remembered

New York Art Museum Leader Supplies Tear Gas Used Against Central American Migrants and Black Uprisings

By David Martinez A New York arts patron owns a defense manufacturer that produced the tear gas canisters used by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) last November against Central American migrants, as well as against the Black proletariat uprisings that started in 2014 in Ferguson, Baltimore, and other cities. Warren B. Kanders, vice-chairman of New York City’s Whitney Museum board and major donor in … Continue reading New York Art Museum Leader Supplies Tear Gas Used Against Central American Migrants and Black Uprisings

US-MEXICO BORDER: Second immigrant child dies in US custody

By Ulrike Salazar Reports of an 8-year-old boy who died while in U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) custody early Christmas morning marks the second child death at the hands of CBP in less than a month. Felipe Alonzo-Gomez and his father had fled Guatemala in hopes of being granted asylum in the U.S., like thousands of other Central American migrants. The father and son … Continue reading US-MEXICO BORDER: Second immigrant child dies in US custody

TIJUANA: Migrants and Imperialist Guard Clash at US-Mexico Border

By Mike Talavera At noon on Sunday, a group of approximately 500 migrants marched towards the United States San Ysidro entry point near Tijuana, Mexico, which culminated in a skirmish between march participants and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents and Mexican riot police. The border guards of US imperialism fired tear gas into the crowd as migrants hurled back rocks. Some migrants managed … Continue reading TIJUANA: Migrants and Imperialist Guard Clash at US-Mexico Border

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