Photo: International Working Women’s Day march in Petrograd, Russia, 1917 By Audrey Hellenbrecht On February 27, 1917 (March 8 modern calendar), thousands of women factory workers took to the streets of Petrograd, Russia on International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) to strike against harsh working conditions, bread rationing by the Tsarist government, and World War I, which sent so many workers and peasants into the trenches … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: International Working Women’s Day
Photo: The Committee to Support the People’s Struggle in Brazil holds an event to commemorate Comrade Remis Carla Costa and the revolutionary movement in Brazil By Felipe Vera On December 28, the Committee to Support the Peoples Struggle in Brazil (CSPSB) in Los Angeles held an event in commemoration of Comrade Remis Carla Costa, a Brazilian revolutionary who was murdered in 2017. Comrade Remis was … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Event Commemorates Brazilian Revolutionary Comrade Remis
Photo: A presenter discusses Comrade Cecilia Hidalgo, an Ecuadorian revolutionary who led the National Health Workers Union in the 1990’s and helped bring militancy back into the workers’ movement By Dmitri Sans On Monday, revolutionary organizations gave presentations on the lives of Brazilian Communist Sandra Lima and other women revolutionaries from Latin America. The lecture was co-hosted by Popular Women’s Movement-Movimiento Femenino Popular (PWM) and … Continue reading AUSTIN: Sandra Lima, Latin American Revolutionary Women Honored at Lecture
By Laura Byron Last week, a poster appeared on Charlotte’s westside calling for the release of Indian political prisoner GN Saibaba. The poster read, “Freedom for GN Saibaba, Shining Hero of the People’s War in India, Revolution is not a crime!” The call follows a similar display seen in Los Angeles, California in weeks prior calling for freedom for all political prisoners and identifying Saibaba … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Freedom for GN Saibaba!
By Mike Talavera Graffiti has been spotted in Austin, TX supporting the Bolivian people’s struggle against the recent fascist coup following the ouster of President Evo Morales as well as the revolutionary movements and popular rebellions in other Latin American countries oppressed by US imperialism. The various slogans, which were all written in Spanish, translate to: “Long Live the Bolivian People!”, “Down with US imperialism!”, … Continue reading AUSTIN: Graffiti Supports Revolution in Latin America
By Jakob Stein Last week, posters and graffiti in solidarity with Indian political prisoner GN Saibaba were seen in Little Bangladesh, Los Angeles. The poster read, “Free Comrade GN Saibaba! Comrade GN Saibaba is being held in solitary confinement in Maharashtra, India for his revolutionary work.” The graffiti read, “Free all political prisoners! Making revolution is no crime!” Saibaba was an English professor at Delhi … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Graffiti in Solidarity with Indian Political Prisoner GN Saibaba
Photo: Revolutionary activists hold a demonstration outside of the Brazilian embassy in Stockholm By Nélida Tello Last week, revolutionaries across Sweden carried out several demonstrations and actions, mainly in support of international struggles. In Stockholm, there was a demonstration outside of the Brazilian embassy in solidarity with the struggle for New Democratic Revolution in Brazil and against the fascist President Jair Bolsonaro, the repression of the … Continue reading SWEDEN: Revolutionaries Carry Out Demonstrations of International Solidarity