World Economy Heads Towards Recession as Coronavirus Declared Pandemic

Photo: Pedestrians in New York City pass under headlines in Times Square related to the coronavirus outbreak. Read Tribune of the People’s response to this article here. By the Incendiary Editorial Board Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that originated in Wuhan, China has become a pandemic, meaning that it has spread worldwide. The economic impact on … Continue reading World Economy Heads Towards Recession as Coronavirus Declared Pandemic

El Juicio Político Termina con el Absuelto de Trump

Foto: El presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, da una declaración después de la conclusión de los procedimientos del juicio político Este artículo es una traducción. Por Mike Talavera Una votación en el Senado que se dividió casi estrictamente según las líneas del partido absolvió al presidente estadounidense Donald Trump de los dos artículos de juicio político aprobados por la Cámara de Representantes el … Continue reading El Juicio Político Termina con el Absuelto de Trump

The Past, Present, and Future of the US-Iran Conflict

Photo: Iranians mourn the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani By Mike Talavera, with contributions from Kate LaBelle Last week, the US Senate passed an Iran War Powers resolution, a symbolic slap on the wrist for US President Donald Trump after his ordering of the January 2 US airstrike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Despite the Trump administration’s efforts to smooth over this assassination … Continue reading The Past, Present, and Future of the US-Iran Conflict

Patriot Front Neo-Nazis March with Police Escort in US Capitol

By Jakob Stein On February 8, over 100 members of the fascist group ‘Patriot Front’ marched through the National Mall in Washington DC alongside a full police escort. The march ended at the US Capitol where police had completely shut down the area to everyone but the fascist demonstrators. According to the DC Metropolitan Police, the march had not obtained a permit beforehand but by … Continue reading Patriot Front Neo-Nazis March with Police Escort in US Capitol

Trump Expands Travel Ban to Seven More Countries

Photo: Nigerian foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at press conference this week. By Felipe Vera Last Friday, Donald Trump signed a proposed expansion of the current travel ban which will go into effect February 22, three years after the initial travel ban was put in place. Belarus, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania will now be … Continue reading Trump Expands Travel Ban to Seven More Countries

Impeachment Trial Ends with Trump’s Acquittal

Photo: US President Donald Trump giving a statement after the conclusion of impeachment proceedings By Mike Talavera A Senate vote that was divided almost strictly along party lines has acquitted US President Donald Trump of the two articles of impeachment approved by the House last December, one for ‘abuse of office’ and the other for ‘obstruction of justice.’ Former presidential nominee Mitt Romney was the … Continue reading Impeachment Trial Ends with Trump’s Acquittal

US and China Sign ‘Phase One’ of Trade Deal               

Photo: China’s Vice Premier Liu He (left) and US President Donald Trump (right) By Mike Talavera Last Wednesday, US President Donald Trump and China’s Vice Premier Liu He signed an eight-part agreement that marks a detente in the ongoing trade war between the imperialist superpower US and rising imperialist China. The deal, which saw concessions from both sides, is widely seen as a temporary settlement … Continue reading US and China Sign ‘Phase One’ of Trade Deal               

PUERTO RICO: Trump Finalmente Aprueba Ayuda Federal con Restricciones Después de Terremotos Graves

Foto: Escombros de una iglesia destruida por la ola actual de actividad sísmica en Puerto Rico Este artículo es una traducción. Por Joseph Magyar y Ben Robinson El 15 de enero, el presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, finalmente anunció que levantaría un bloque de $8 mil millones para ayuda en casos de desastre que previamente fue asignada para Puerto Rico después de retener … Continue reading PUERTO RICO: Trump Finalmente Aprueba Ayuda Federal con Restricciones Después de Terremotos Graves

Court Lifts Injunction Against $3.6 Billion of Military Funds for Border Wall

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

PUERTO RICO: Trump Finally Releases Aid with Restrictions After Major Earthquakes

Photo: Rubble from a church destroyed by the ongoing wave of seismic activity in Puerto Rico By Joseph Magyar and Ben Robinson On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump finally announced he would lift a block on $8 billion of previously allocated disaster aid meant for Puerto Rico after months of withholding the money, but it came with several restrictions which could further delay its release. … Continue reading PUERTO RICO: Trump Finally Releases Aid with Restrictions After Major Earthquakes