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

TURKEY: Revolutionary Musicians Grup Yorum Go On Hunger Strike

Photo: Members of Grup Yorum perform in protest of concert ban in Ankara By Mike Talavera Members of the Turkish revolutionary band Grup Yorum, seven of whom are currently in prison, have been on hunger strike for several weeks in protest of repression by the fascist Erdogan administration. The group is demanding that all its members be released, their names be taken off the “terror” … Continue reading TURKEY: Revolutionary Musicians Grup Yorum Go On Hunger Strike

INDIA: Police Make Arrests Following Actions by People’s Liberation Guerilla Army

By Mike Talavera Last Saturday, police arrested computer science student Ugge Bharath in the Bijapur district of Karnataka state under suspected association with the Communist Party of India (Maoist) and assisting them with intercepting government communications. This baseless apprehension comes as the ultra-reactionary Indian government has intensified its crackdown against the People’s Liberation Guerilla Army (PLGA), which is led by the CPI(Maoist). A few days … Continue reading INDIA: Police Make Arrests Following Actions by People’s Liberation Guerilla Army

LOS ANGELES: Charges Filed Against Two Antifascists 

By Bill Smith Last week the State of California filed charges against two antifascists involved in the April 25 confrontation with a reactionary reporter at an anti-sanctuary city rally in Huntington Beach. National Chauvinist Brandon Rancor posed as a reporter and crossed over to the “anti-Trump” side to taunt antifascists. One antifascist was charged with a felony assault with a deadly weapon and the second … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Charges Filed Against Two Antifascists 

GERMANY: Three Turkish Revolutionaries Arrested Post-Release, Put in Solitary Confinement

By Mike Talavera Dr. Banu Büyükavcı, Dr. Sinan Aydın, and Sami Solmaz, three political prisoners who had been let out of prison after being arrested in an April 2015 raid for alleged affiliation with the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML), were arrested again by German authorities on June 25 at one of the regular hearings that was conditional to their release. The three were part … Continue reading GERMANY: Three Turkish Revolutionaries Arrested Post-Release, Put in Solitary Confinement