By Mike Talavera Incendiary received the following pictures from Austin, Texas of graffiti reading, “No Domain on Riverside” at the vandalized house of Gian Michael Piano, a developer with Presidium Group, the main company behind the notorious “Domain on Riverside” gentrifying project in southeast Austin which was approved by city council last October. Resistance against the project, which has yet to begin construction, has distinguished … Continue reading AUSTIN: Graffiti Targets “Domain On Riverside” Developer’s House
Austin organizers from Defend Our Hoodz and Popular Women’s Movement show solidarity with tenants movements in California and Florida. By Thomas Lambert On Saturday, revolutionary organizations Popular Women’s Movement – Movimiento Femenino Popular (PWM-MFP) and Defend Our Hoodz (DOH) rallied to raise funds and show support for organized tenants around the country who have recently been evicted by militarized police actions. In January, Moms 4 … Continue reading AUSTIN: Revolutionaries Show Solidarity With Evicted Tenants Around the Country
PHOTO: Anti-gentrification activists intervene at a secret meeting held by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership By Jennifer Kelly Last Thursday night, activists in Houston disrupted a secret event organized by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) at the Felix Fraga campus of the Houston Community College (HCC) in East End. The event, which BBP kept secret and did not openly promote, was billed as a ‘public community … Continue reading HOUSTON: Protesters Disrupt Developers’ Secret Meeting
Photo: Students interrupt University of Texas administrators during their town hall meeting on professor sexual misconduct with a banner reading “UT is Complicit, Fire the Abusers” By Ann Evans Last night, the University of Texas at Austin (UT) held a student town hall to address concerns regarding the sexual misconduct of professors who remain on staff and the administration’s failure to protect students. The Misconduct … Continue reading AUSTIN: Sexual Misconduct Town Hall Serves to Pacify UT Students, Justify Administration Inaction
By Serena Ayers On January 9, the University of Texas at Austin (UT) released the names of 17 faculty and staff who had violated the school’s sexual misconduct policies since November 2017 despite previous claims that they would withhold them. UT is expected to host a forum with its President Gregory Fenves on the topic of sexual misconduct on January 27. UT originally promised to … Continue reading AUSTIN: University of Texas Releases List of Sexual Misconduct Violations
Photo: Former Director of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen gives speech next to section of the border fence last October. By Thomas Lambert On January 8, US Court of Appeals overruled an injunction that had been in place since December of last year preventing the Trump administration’s use of $3.6 Billion of military funds to construct new border fencing along the US-Mexico border. The Western District … Continue reading Court Lifts Injunction Against $3.6 Billion of Military Funds for Border Wall
By Jakob Stein This morning, graffiti reading “No War With Iran, Death To US Imperialism” along with a hammer and sickle, was seen on a construction wall at the intersection of MLK Blvd and Congress Ave, near the Texas State Capitol and University of Texas Campus. By midday, it had already been covered up, leaving non-political graffiti nearby untouched. “Death to US Imperialism” seems to … Continue reading AUSTIN: “No War With Iran, Death to US Imperialism” Graffiti on Congress Ave.