Chile: Mapuche Peasants Carry out Armed Actions, Resist Military Operation

By Nelida Tello Earlier this month, Mapuche peasants carried out various armed actions against the reactionary Chilean State, imperialist companies, and large landowners in southern Chile. Many of the armed actions were carried out by the Mapuche guerrilla organization, Coordination Arauco Malleco as bold denunciations of the military operation launched by reactionary Chilean president Sebastian Piñera in October. While the peasants rise up in the … Continue reading Chile: Mapuche Peasants Carry out Armed Actions, Resist Military Operation

Texas: Little Elm Police Attack High School Students During Protest

By Josefina Morales Last Friday, in Little Elm, a small city in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, multiple high schoolers were pepper sprayed and attacked by city police officers during a protest against sexist violence at Little Elm High School (LEHS). Students courageously resisted the attack, and four teens were arrested for confrontations with police and could potentially face charges. Officers tased one student, a Black … Continue reading Texas: Little Elm Police Attack High School Students During Protest

Mexico: Democratic Organizations Face Evictions, Repression

By Ben Robinson Repression of democratic organizations that had been ongoing for weeks culminated on November 14, when street vendors in the Union of Oaxacan Artists and Merchants in the Struggle (UACOL, Union de Artesanos y Comerciantes en la Lucha) were evicted from the Oaxaca city center. These acts of repression come as the governor of Oaxaca, Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, is preparing to close out … Continue reading Mexico: Democratic Organizations Face Evictions, Repression

US Imperialist State Endorses Murdering Protesters for Black Lives, Finds Rittenhouse Not Guilty

By the Editorial Board On Friday, after a three-week trial, the US imperialist State delivered a not guilty verdict to 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse for his murders of two protesters for Black lives, and the maiming of another protester, the night of August 25 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rittenhouse is a teenage reactionary who went to the city claiming to protect private property during combative protests which … Continue reading US Imperialist State Endorses Murdering Protesters for Black Lives, Finds Rittenhouse Not Guilty

Austin: Police Raid Offices of Immigrant Workers Non-Profit with Guns Drawn

By David Martinez On November 10, officers with the Austin Police Department (APD) broke into the office of the Workers Defense Project (WDP), a liberal non-profit which provides legal services for mostly immigrant workers, drawing their guns as they conducted a raid to steal private security camera footage. Employees on the premises were forced to escort officers through the building, as APD broke into locked … Continue reading Austin: Police Raid Offices of Immigrant Workers Non-Profit with Guns Drawn

Pittsburgh: Protesters Call for People’s Justice for Jim Rogers at City-County Building

By Maria Decoteau Activists and supporters of Jim Rogers held a protest on Friday in front of Pittsburgh’s City-County Building to continue the struggle for people’s justice for Jim Rogers. Protesters denounced Allegheny County, the city government, and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, which has drawn out the investigation into Rogers’ murder and are working to protect the identities of the officers who killed him. … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Protesters Call for People’s Justice for Jim Rogers at City-County Building

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 19

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: November 19

Rhode Island: Striking Alcohol Distributor Drivers Picket at Restaurants and Liquor Stores

By Vincent Cross Delivery truck drivers for Johnson Brothers, an alcohol distributor based out of North Kingstown, Rhode Island have been on strike since May of this year to fight for higher pay, better working conditions and recognition of their vote to unionize from last year. The workers have tenaciously enforced and defended their strike, and in recent weeks have increased the strike’s visibility by … Continue reading Rhode Island: Striking Alcohol Distributor Drivers Picket at Restaurants and Liquor Stores

Week in Struggle: November 12-18

Brazil On November 5, the Support Committee for the revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND) in Maringa, located in southern Brazil, distributed a special edition print issue about Chairman Gonzalo. Members of the support committee spoke on Chairman Gonzalo’s life as the leader of the International Communist Movement and the Communist Party of Peru. Members also explained that Chairman Gonzalo never surrendered or betrayed the revolution despite being … Continue reading Week in Struggle: November 12-18

Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Nurses Walkout and Protest

By Peter Garland On Thursday starting at 5AM, nurses and staff from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) hospitals walked out after a strike took effect early that morning. The workers formed picket lines before marching to a rally downtown in the afternoon outside UPMC’s headquarters in the U.S. Steel Tower, where they presented their demands. Workers are fighting for a minimum wage of $20 … Continue reading Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Nurses Walkout and Protest