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
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
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
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!
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
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
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