AUSTIN: Demonstration Calls for Solidarity with Puerto Rico Protests

By Walter Villarreal More than one hundred Puerto Ricans and their supporters gathered with drums, flags, and posters at the south entrance of the Texas Capitol on Wednesday. The music and chanting could be heard blocks away as they called on Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo “Ricky” Rosselló to resign, following leaked chats between him and other government officials. The crowd chanted, “Ricky Renuncia, y lleva … Continue reading AUSTIN: Demonstration Calls for Solidarity with Puerto Rico Protests

PERU: Former President Latest Arrest in Odebrecht Corruption Ring

By Matt Handocerdos Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo was arrested Tuesday and faces possible extradition from California under charges of corruption for accepting $20 million in bribes from Latin America’s biggest construction firm Grupo Odebrecht. Toledo fled Peru in 2017 to evade arrest for the bribery allegation. His whereabouts were unconfirmed until he was arrested for public intoxication in a San Mateo County restaurant in … Continue reading PERU: Former President Latest Arrest in Odebrecht Corruption Ring

ICE Raids Begin After Congress Passes Border Bill

Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walks to Congress on June 27, the day of the House of Representatives passing the $4.6 billion border bill. By Cajeme Iniciador President Donald Trump has ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to begin rounding up approximately 2,000 undocumented immigrants in ten major US cities today. The targeted immigrants are mainly those who missed a court date as part of … Continue reading ICE Raids Begin After Congress Passes Border Bill

HONDURAS: Anti-Government Protests Grow and Target US Imperialism

By Mike Talavera What started in April as protests against budget cuts to health and education, has exploded into a mass movement that has threatened the tenure of the current Honduran government and physically attacked institutions of US imperialism in the country. The administration of widely-hated President Juan Orlando Hernandez announced its plan to offer up the government’s health and education departments on a plate … Continue reading HONDURAS: Anti-Government Protests Grow and Target US Imperialism

AFGHANISTAN: US Desperately Pushes for Peace Talks as Taliban Gains Ground

By Mike Talavera U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is in Kabul this week in an effort to recommence talks between the US-backed Afghan government and the Taliban, the leading anti-US force in the country. Always the two-faced monster, US imperialism insists on peaceful diplomacy even as it ramps up its slaughter of the Afghan people. According to recent reports, in the first quarter of this year … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: US Desperately Pushes for Peace Talks as Taliban Gains Ground

EUROPE: Boycott the EU Elections, Oppose the Imperialist Alliance

By Jakob Stein The general parliamentary elections begin today in the European Union and are expected to last until May 26. The elections for European Parliament are a farce, not only in the way that all “democratic” elections under the dictatorship of the bourgeoisie are tools of the ruling class, but also in their complete impotency in everything except legitimizing the decisions of the European … Continue reading EUROPE: Boycott the EU Elections, Oppose the Imperialist Alliance

IRELAND: National Liberation Struggle Continues after Accidental Killing of Journalist

By Mike Talavera Republican gunmen defended their neighborhoods in Derry this past Thursday after repeated raids of innocent people earlier in the week by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) in anticipation of Easter Rising Commemorations this weekend. During Thursday’s shootout, a journalist named Lyra McKee was accidentally killed, and the police have used her death to escalate their … Continue reading IRELAND: National Liberation Struggle Continues after Accidental Killing of Journalist