LOS ANGELES: Banners Over Highway Support Antifascists and #MayDay24

By Ulrike Salazar Hundreds of people saw two big Communist banners hanging off freeway overpasses yesterday on their way to work in Boyle Heights. Both banners had solidarity slogans in support of antifascists and the 24 marchers arrested on May Day. The red antifascist banner was adorned with a yellow hammer and sickle and the slogans “Apoya a tu antifascistas,” (In English, “support your antifascists”) … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Banners Over Highway Support Antifascists and #MayDay24

LOS ANGELES: No Charges Filed for the May Day 24

By Zein Amari On Thursday, activists and revolutionaries who were arrested at the militant May Day march in Boyle Heights – known as the May Day 24 – appeared for their arraignment. Initially, all were charged with rioting, yet no charges ended up being filed with the court. According to some members of the May Day 24, the police may be trying to build up … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: No Charges Filed for the May Day 24

AUSTIN: Policía No Detiene la Marcha Combativa del Primero de Mayo, Tres Arrestados

Por Ed Dalton. Link to English Version El quinto consecutiva marcha para el Primero de Mayo Día Internacional de los Trabajadores se llevó a cabo con éxito en Austin este año, pero no fue sin lucha, sacrificio, y sangre derramada. Tres manifestantes fueron arrestados por la policía reaccionaria y un miembro del grupo fascista, Texas Nomads SAR, fue gravemente herido. El Departamento de Policía de Austin … Continue reading AUSTIN: Policía No Detiene la Marcha Combativa del Primero de Mayo, Tres Arrestados

2019’s International May Day Report

The following is an international report on May Day 2019 from the comrades at Dem Volke Dienen. In the following, we present a brief summary of dozens of actions, reports, images and videos taken from nearly all continents. The attempt was made to give a comprehensive overview, although there are certainly shortcomings. We express our salutations to all actions developed in service of the Proletarian … Continue reading 2019’s International May Day Report

VIDEO: Austin May Day March Resists Police, Confronts Fascists

  On May 1, International Workers’ Day, Maoists, Combatants, and Workers carried out a march in Austin, TX under heavy police repression. Despite this, the march was completed and a fascist who harassed the marchers was sent to the hospital. Donate to those arrested Read the full story here Continue reading VIDEO: Austin May Day March Resists Police, Confronts Fascists

May Day Across the US

Edited by Mike Talavera, with contributions from Gabriel Roshan, Jennifer Kelly, and Jenna Humphrey In addition to the May Day marches in Austin and Los Angeles, many other cities celebrated International Workers’ Day last Wednesday. These modest but militant marches, actions, and performances demonstrate a clear break from the mainstream US left that has neglected the workers’ holiday for years. These examples show signs of … Continue reading May Day Across the US

LOS ANGELES: Mass Arrests as Communists Lead May Day March through Boyle Heights

By Matt Handocerdos Communists, revolutionaries, and the masses marched through the streets of Boyle Heights and into one of the crumbling centers of gentrification – the so-called “Boyle Heights Arts District” for this year’s combative May Day. Although several attendees got away at the end of the march, 24 people were kettled and arrested on rioting charges. Of the 24 people arrested — known as … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Mass Arrests as Communists Lead May Day March through Boyle Heights