AUSTIN: ¡Defiende a los Defensores! Una Línea de Tiempo de la Lucha Contra la Gentrificación en Riverside

Foto: Manifestantes interrumpan la reunión del Consejo de la Ciudad en oposición al “Domain en Riverside,” 12 fueron arrestados durante el día Por el Consejo Editorial de Incendiary La semana pasada, el Consejo de Austin dio su aprobación tentativa a la aplicación de rezonificación para el Proyecto Catalyst, también conocido como el proyecto “Domain en Riverside,” una propuesta de reurbanización masiva dirigida por el desarrollador … Continue reading AUSTIN: ¡Defiende a los Defensores! Una Línea de Tiempo de la Lucha Contra la Gentrificación en Riverside

MEXICO: Women Demand Justice for 17-year-old Raped by Police Officers

Photo: Protesters break glass at Attorney General’s office in Mexico City. By Nélida Tello In the past week, multiple protests have taken place in Mexico City in response to recent acts of sexual violence against women perpetrated by the police. Most recently on August 16, a protest of thousands defaced the Angel of Independence, shattered the windows of metrobus station “Insurgentes,” and set it ablaze by burning pieces of … Continue reading MEXICO: Women Demand Justice for 17-year-old Raped by Police Officers

MISSISSIPPI: ICE Conducts Largest Single-Day Workplace Raid in US History

Photo: Handcuffed workers are forced into a bus at Koch Foods plant in Morton, Mississippi  By Mike Talavera On Wednesday, hundreds of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents ambushed workers at several chicken processing plants, detaining nearly seven hundred workers in what is being called the largest single-day ICE action since the fascist agency’s founding in 2003. Heartbreaking images spread of the children of these … Continue reading MISSISSIPPI: ICE Conducts Largest Single-Day Workplace Raid in US History

AUSTIN: Consejo Municipal da la Aprobación Inicial al “Domain en Riverside”, 13 Arrestados

Por Gusto Ortiz El jueves, 8 de agosto, el Consejo Municipal votó para avanzar la aplicación de rezonificación para el proyecto “Dominio en Riverside”, acercándolo un paso más a la aprobación total después de enfrentar protestas durante el día. Por orden del consejo de “decoro”, 12 manifestantes, incluidos los inquilinos que enfrentan el desplazamiento, así como las mujeres y las naciones oprimidas, chicanos y mexicanos, … Continue reading AUSTIN: Consejo Municipal da la Aprobación Inicial al “Domain en Riverside”, 13 Arrestados

AUSTIN: Defend the Defenders! A Timeline of the Struggle Against Gentrification on Riverside

Photo: Protesters disrupt City Council meeting in opposition to the proposed “Domain on Riverside,” 12 protesters were arrested throughout that day By The Incendiary Editorial Board Last week, Austin city council gave tentative approval to the rezoning application for Project Catalyst, also known as the “Domain on Riverside” project, a massive redevelopment proposal led by developer Presidium Group. The redevelopment plan would raze over a … Continue reading AUSTIN: Defend the Defenders! A Timeline of the Struggle Against Gentrification on Riverside

AUSTIN: Council Gives Initial OK to Domain on Riverside, 13 Arrested

By Walter Villarreal and Mike Talavera On Thursday, Austin city council voted to move forward on the rezoning application for the “Domain on Riverside” project, bringing it a step closer to full approval after facing protests throughout the day. On council orders for “decorum,” 12 protesters, including tenants facing displacement as well as women and oppressed nations Chicanos and Mexicans, were arrested and taken to … Continue reading AUSTIN: Council Gives Initial OK to Domain on Riverside, 13 Arrested

GALVESTON: Police Pull Black Man Through Downtown by Rope

Photo: Two white police officers pull Donald Neely with rope through downtown Galveston with his hands tied behind his back By Mike Talavera Last Saturday, two mounted Galveston police officers pulled a Black man by rope through the streets of downtown in a repulsive reenactment of slavery-era Texas. 43-year-old Donald Neely had been arrested for a misdemeanor and as punishment was humiliated in an homage … Continue reading GALVESTON: Police Pull Black Man Through Downtown by Rope