FLORIDA: Jury Recommends Death Sentence in Killing of Two Kissimmee Police Officers

Photo: Everett Miller in court as jury recommends death for the killing of two police in 2017  By Ben Robinson Last Wednesday, an Osceola County jury recommended the death penalty for Everett Glenn Miller, convicted of first-degree murder on September 11 for killing two Kissimmee police officers in August 2017. On the night of the shooting, Miller approached officer Matthew Baxter as he was harassing three … Continue reading FLORIDA: Jury Recommends Death Sentence in Killing of Two Kissimmee Police Officers

ECUADOR: Indigenous and Poor Peasants Force Moreno Government to Flee Capital, General Strike Continues

Photo: Protesters stand off with riot police during general strike in Ecuador By Jakob Stein On October 8, massive protests of poor peasants and indigenous people forced Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to flee Quito and move the government headquarters to Guayaquil. A new great national strike has been announced for today, and has already received the support of revolutionaries around the country. Thousands of indigenous … Continue reading ECUADOR: Indigenous and Poor Peasants Force Moreno Government to Flee Capital, General Strike Continues

VENEZUELA: US Puppet Guaidó Photographed with Colombian Narco-Paramilitary

Photo: Juan Guaidó with Alberto Lobo Quintero, alias Brother (left), and Jairo Duran Contreras, alias Menor (right), both members of narcotrafficking paramilitary Los Rastrojos By Nélida Tello On September 12, pictures of Venezuelan opposition leader and lacky of US imperialism Juan Guaidó surfaced on Twitter with members of Los Rastrojos, a Colombian narco paramilitary group that operates on both sides of the Colombia-Venezuela border. The … Continue reading VENEZUELA: US Puppet Guaidó Photographed with Colombian Narco-Paramilitary

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

BAHAMAS: Hurricane Dorian Exposes Imperialist Domination

Photo: Bahamians struggle to clear debris in the wake of Hurricane Dorian By Felipe Vera As Hurricane Dorian finishes its course up the east coast of the US, survivors of the storm’s devastating blow to the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas are still struggling to recover. As the second strongest hurricane ever to form in the Atlantic Ocean, with wind speeds over 185 miles per hour, … Continue reading BAHAMAS: Hurricane Dorian Exposes Imperialist Domination

AFGHANISTAN: US Inching Toward Total Withdrawal, Peace Deal with Taliban

Photo: US envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad speaks to audience after televised debate. By Jennifer Kelly After 18 years of imperialist war, the US is getting close to reaching a peace agreement with the Taliban, which would include a complete withdrawal of US troops. Ahead of a final agreement, US President Donald Trump announced he would be withdrawing over 5,000 troops from Afghanistan on August … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: US Inching Toward Total Withdrawal, Peace Deal with Taliban

Trump Administration Reallocates $3.6 Billion for Border Fortifications

Photo: Construction of border fencing in New Mexico last month. By Mike Talavera In a letter leaked yesterday, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper informed Congress that the Trump administration would be taking $3.6 billion from deferred military construction projects and investing those funds in over 100 miles of new steel barriers along the border with Mexico in Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. The longest strip … Continue reading Trump Administration Reallocates $3.6 Billion for Border Fortifications