AUSTIN: Kavanaugh Defenders Overwhelmed By Student Demonstrators

By Mike Talavera Tuesday afternoon, nearly a hundred students on UT campus surrounded, berated, and kicked out a handful of students defending Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. One counter protester ripped a sign which read “Kavanaugh did nothing wrong” out of the hands of one of the Kavanaugh defenders and ripped it to pieces, while another swiped a “Make America Great Again” hat from one … Continue reading AUSTIN: Kavanaugh Defenders Overwhelmed By Student Demonstrators

Nicaraguan Mass Protests Continue

By Ed Dalton Violent protests have been raging in Nicaragua for the past four months, with more than 400 dead. In spite of new anti-terrorist laws which criminalize protest movements, the masses of Nicaraguan students, pensioners, and peasants persist in a just rebellion against the corrupt Daniel Ortega and the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) government. Protests erupted in response to the highly denounced pension … Continue reading Nicaraguan Mass Protests Continue

Austin School District Profits Off Contract with Homophobic Church

By Mike Talavera The same month that the Austin Independent School District (AISD) participated in the Austin Pride parade, it will be collecting thousands of dollars from anti-LGBTQ Celebration Church for its rental of the Mueller Performing Arts Auditorium every Sunday. Contrary to the district’s Welcoming Schools program and No Place for Hate policy which proclaim to include and defend LGBTQ students, Celebration Church upholds … Continue reading Austin School District Profits Off Contract with Homophobic Church