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

MEMPHIS: The People Rise Up Against Police, Injuring 36

By Mike Talavera Wednesday evening, a group of US Marshals surrounded 20-year-old Brandon Webber and opened fire on him as he tried to escape, killing him. The sound of the gunfire rang throughout the mostly Black North Memphis neighborhood of Frayser, and as word spread the community rallied in response to the shooting of one of their own. The same government that has totally failed … Continue reading MEMPHIS: The People Rise Up Against Police, Injuring 36

ALBANIA: Mass Riots Rock Country Ahead of Elections

By Mike Talavera This week police fired tear gas and unleashed water cannons as protesters attempted to break into parliament in the Albanian capital of Tirana. The clash follows a month of protests demanding that the elections scheduled for June 30 be held earlier and calling for an end to government corruption. The masses have targeted Prime Minister Edi Rama in particular, last weekend throwing … Continue reading ALBANIA: Mass Riots Rock Country Ahead of Elections