SAN DIEGO: Bakery Permanently Closes After ICE Audit

Photo: Con Pane Rustic Breads & Café in San Diego, California By Nélida Tello On January 15, Con Pane Rustic Breads & Café in San Diego announced that it would be permanently closing its doors after Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) audited the bakery’s I-9 forms. Since 2010, the cafe had operated at Liberty Station, the former Naval Training Center that is now a frequented … Continue reading SAN DIEGO: Bakery Permanently Closes After ICE Audit

SOUTH CAROLINA: Workforce Dwindles as Fiberglass Plant Faces Closure

Photo: Electric Glass Fiber America, located at 1497 Lancaster Highway By Miriam Cordova A fiberglass factory in Chester, South Carolina has seen its workforce dwindle after the company announced the plant would be shutting down in February with mass layoffs. Electric Glass Fiber America (EGFA) opened only 23 years ago and represented one of the few manufacturing jobs left in the region. Japan-based Nippon Electric … Continue reading SOUTH CAROLINA: Workforce Dwindles as Fiberglass Plant Faces Closure

BRAZIL: Popular Movements Hold Presentation on Revolutionary Struggle

Photo: Popular Movements present on the current state of Brazilian politics and revolutionary struggles at the State University of Rio de Janeiro By Jakob Stein On October 22, revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia organized an event at the State University of Rio de Janeiro to discuss the current state of Brazilian politics and popular struggles from a revolutionary perspective. Present at the event were representatives … Continue reading BRAZIL: Popular Movements Hold Presentation on Revolutionary Struggle

On the Popular Rebellion in Ecuador

This article is an unofficial translation from Frente de Defensa de las Luchas del Pueblo del Ecuador. By Javier De Paz The proletariat and people of Ecuador recognize and value all the signs of solidarity issued by the international proletariat and oppressed peoples of the world to the struggles undertaken by the Ecuadorian people against imperialism, the IMF, and the repressive comprador regime of Lenin Moreno. … Continue reading On the Popular Rebellion in Ecuador

TAMPA: Custodial Workers To Lose Jobs as School District Makes Cuts

Photo: Workers rally outside Hillsborough County School Board offices in May against privatization plans. By Aida Demar On October 11, the Hillsborough School Employees Federation (HSEF), the union which represents the custodians and other workers in the district, announced that Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) will not be privatizing the custodial force and will instead begin a pilot program of centralizing custodial operations. This plan, proposed … Continue reading TAMPA: Custodial Workers To Lose Jobs as School District Makes Cuts

Ecuador: Los Campesinos Indígenas y Pobres Obligan al Gobierno de Moreno a Huir de la Capital, Continúa la Huelga General

Foto: Manifestantes se enfrentan contra la policía antidisturbios durante la huelga general en Ecuador Este artículo es una traducción. Por Martín Guerrero  El 8 de octubre, las protestas masivas de campesinos pobres e indígenas obligaron al presidente ecuatoriano, Lenin Moreno, a huir de Quito y trasladar la sede del gobierno a Guayaquil. Hoy se ha anunciado una nueva gran huelga nacional que ya recibió el … Continue reading Ecuador: Los Campesinos Indígenas y Pobres Obligan al Gobierno de Moreno a Huir de la Capital, Continúa la Huelga General

ECUADOR: Indigenous and Poor Peasants Force Moreno Government to Flee Capital, General Strike Continues

Photo: Protesters stand off with riot police during general strike in Ecuador By Jakob Stein On October 8, massive protests of poor peasants and indigenous people forced Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to flee Quito and move the government headquarters to Guayaquil. A new great national strike has been announced for today, and has already received the support of revolutionaries around the country. Thousands of indigenous … Continue reading ECUADOR: Indigenous and Poor Peasants Force Moreno Government to Flee Capital, General Strike Continues