NORTH CAROLINA: Protesters Denounce Rapist Chef, Political Opportunist Garrett Tallent

Photo: Protesters hold a banner reading, “Garrett Tallent is a rapist and abuser” By Laura Byron with contributions from Maria Perez On March 11, protesters entered Azalea Bistro in Saluda, North Carolina to denounce its founder and former head chef, Garrett Peter Tallent. On March 3, Tallent was arrested for raping one of his female employees on charges that include second degree kidnapping, assault by … Continue reading NORTH CAROLINA: Protesters Denounce Rapist Chef, Political Opportunist Garrett Tallent

International Working Women’s Day Across the United States

Photo: Compilation of IWWD celebrations, rallies, and newspaper distributions around the United States By Jakob Stein On March 8, revolutionaries and Incendiary Support Committees (ISCs) throughout the US commemorated International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) by distributing a special IWWD print issue, agitating for women’s emancipation, and holding cultural events aimed at organizing women to fight back against their oppressors. In Austin, Texas revolutionary women led … Continue reading International Working Women’s Day Across the United States

AUSTIN: Mass Arrests of Working Women’s Day Procession Shocks Neighborhood

Photo: Member of International Working Women’s Day procession holds sign reading, “Organize Working Women!” as police make arrests. By Dmitri Sans On Sunday afternoon, an International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) procession in honor of working women and victims of sexist violence took the streets of Montopolis, a neighborhood that was the home of Veneranda Martinez-Gutierrez, a working mother who was killed by her estranged husband … Continue reading AUSTIN: Mass Arrests of Working Women’s Day Procession Shocks Neighborhood

Fight for a Revolutionary Proletarian Women’s Movement!

By the Incendiary Editorial Board On March 8, thousands across the US will celebrate International Working Women’s Day (IWWD), a working-class holiday that originated at the beginning of the 20th century as part of the struggle for socialism. Since then, the holiday which began as a rallying cry to politicize and organize women against the ruling class (the bourgeoisie) has been co-opted by the class … Continue reading Fight for a Revolutionary Proletarian Women’s Movement!

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: International Working Women’s Day

Photo: International Working Women’s Day march in Petrograd, Russia, 1917 By Audrey Hellenbrecht On February 27, 1917 (March 8 modern calendar), thousands of women factory workers took to the streets of Petrograd, Russia on International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) to strike against harsh working conditions, bread rationing by the Tsarist government, and World War I, which sent so many workers and peasants into the trenches … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: International Working Women’s Day

AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

PHOTO: Defendants in the dismissed lawsuit – Chief of Police, Brian Manley; City of Austin (Council Chambers); County Attorney, Margaret Moore. By Sandra Harris On February 10, federal judge Lee Yeakel dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of eight women claiming the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, the Austin Police Department (APD), and City of Austin officials mishandled their sexual assault cases. The class action … Continue reading AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

TAMPA: Strip Club Trafficks and Abuses Minor with Disabilities

Photo: Scores strip club in Tampa, Florida By Ben Robinson On January 29, a lawsuit was filed against Tampa Strip Club “Scores,” exposing their sexual exploitation of an underage girl with disabilities. The victim was assaulted by customers, forced to strip and perform nude, and engaged in prostitution. The unnamed victim was first brought to Scores by Roberto ‘Bobbie’ Torres III in 2017. Torres owned … Continue reading TAMPA: Strip Club Trafficks and Abuses Minor with Disabilities

EL PASO: Lenient Sentence for Former Cop who Raped Woman After Domestic Dispute Call

Rapist cop, William Ollie Alexander, consults with his lawyer. By Nélida Tello and Henry Perez On January 31, former El Paso police officer William Ollie Alexander was convicted of raping a woman after responding to her domestic dispute call in 2018. Originally facing 20 years in prison, a jury sentenced Alexander to 10 years probation and required him to register as a sex offender for … Continue reading EL PASO: Lenient Sentence for Former Cop who Raped Woman After Domestic Dispute Call

INDIA: Communists Take Action Against Sex Tourism Hotel

Photo: Damage to Kerala sex tourism hotel caused by the People’s Liberation Guerilla Army By Kannan Krishnan  On the morning of January 15, members of the People’s Liberation Guerilla Army (PLGA) attacked a hotel complex known for sex tourism in Attamala, located in district of Wayanad in the Indian state of Kerala. PLGA members smashed the windows and set fire to furniture in the newly … Continue reading INDIA: Communists Take Action Against Sex Tourism Hotel

ST. LOUIS: Women’s March Collaborates with Police, One Marcher Arrested for Confronting Reactionary

Photo: The 2020 Women’s March in downtown St. Louis, Missouri Editor’s Note: The fundraising link originally published was not working properly, please donate to the arrested activist’s legal fund here: http://gf.me/u/xhkb4s By Olivia Klein On January 18, revolutionary activists attended the Women’s March in Saint Louis, Missouri to combat its electoral agenda and promote the campaign to boycott the 2020 US elections. During the march, … Continue reading ST. LOUIS: Women’s March Collaborates with Police, One Marcher Arrested for Confronting Reactionary