PITTSBURGH: Women-led Picket Confronts Abuser

by Samantha Murray On April 6, working-class women and activists marched to picket Biddle’s Escape, a business owned by Joseph Davis in Pittsburgh. Davis has sexually harassed and assaulted women workers and patrons at his business, faking accountability processes and firing workers for coming forward. The march also targeted Davis’s home which is across the street at 400 Biddle Avenue. Biddle’s Escape has been facing a small … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Women-led Picket Confronts Abuser

PITTSBURGH: Killer Cop Found Not Guilty in Murder of Antwon Rose Jr, Masses Rise Up

By Alex Meins Last Friday night, a jury found police officer Michael Rosfeld not guilty in the murder of Antwon Rose Jr, an unarmed 17-year old who Rosfeld shot three times in the back on June 19, 2018. That same night, the law office of Rosfeld’s defense attorney Patrick Thomassey was riddled with bullets while hundreds took to the streets in the black neighborhood of … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Killer Cop Found Not Guilty in Murder of Antwon Rose Jr, Masses Rise Up

PITTSBURGH: Grand Jury Report Condemns Fraternal Order of Police Head For Obstructing Investigations into Police Murder and Shooting

By Alex Meins A Pennsylvania grand jury released findings last month accusing the Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 1 president Robert Swartzwelder of deliberately obstructing or “interfering with” investigations into multiple “officer involved shootings” in the city, specifically the police murder of a black man in his own home in the neighborhood of Larimer and the non-fatal shooting of a man allegedly carrying a … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: Grand Jury Report Condemns Fraternal Order of Police Head For Obstructing Investigations into Police Murder and Shooting

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