On the Present Struggle of the Popular Masses in Colombia and the Necessity of the Communist Party

Editor’s Note: Tribune of the People is pleased to share the following article on the current situation unfolding in Colombia published on Communist International, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Internet Review. “So, if we subject ourselves to Marxism-Leninism-Mao Tse Tung Thought [today, Marxism-Leninism-Maoism], and from it analyse the concrete reality of the Peruvian revolution we have to conclude that we are living in a revolutionary situation in development and, consequently, … Continue reading On the Present Struggle of the Popular Masses in Colombia and the Necessity of the Communist Party

Imperialist Semiconductor Shortage Halts Car Production, Temp Workers Bear Burden

By AJ Peters A capitalist-caused shortage of computer chips has forced automakers across the world to halt production, driving up car prices and leaving many workers unemployed. In Kansas City, both Ford and GM factories have completely shut down. Both companies have laid off all of their temporary workers, and Missouri’s unemployment system is preventing many of these workers from receiving benefits by imposing ten-day … Continue reading Imperialist Semiconductor Shortage Halts Car Production, Temp Workers Bear Burden

Austin: MFP Celebrates Working Mother’s Day with Community Cook-Out

By Joan Hoch On Mother’s Day weekend, Popular Women’s Movement (PWM) held a community barbecue outside the Booker T. Washington Terrace Apartments to celebrate working mothers. “We are out here (…) to celebrate mother’s day, and working women not just here but all around the world,” a member of PWM told the gathering of women and children. Working mothers have been some of those hit … Continue reading Austin: MFP Celebrates Working Mother’s Day with Community Cook-Out

Austin: Mass Evictions at Mueller Flats Apartments

By Joan Hoch Numerous tenants at the Mueller Flats apartment complex in Austin were forced to leave their homes last Friday, with tenants scrambling to find housing and move their belongings late into the night. On April 30, at least eighteen tenants received emails or typed notices to vacate within a week, only weeks after tenants organized a protest against storm damage and unlivable conditions … Continue reading Austin: Mass Evictions at Mueller Flats Apartments

Charlotte: Activists and Family Hold Rally for Frankie Jennings, Murdered by US Marshals

By Dontay Stevenson On Saturday, May 8, activists with Charlotte Uprising and Jennings’s family members held a rally in honor of Frankie “Pop” Jennings, an unarmed 32-year-old Black man murdered by US Marshals on March 24. The rally was held at Freedom Park in south Charlotte. A banner reading, “Justice for Frankie Jennings” was displayed, along with other signs reading, “Frankie was murdered on his … Continue reading Charlotte: Activists and Family Hold Rally for Frankie Jennings, Murdered by US Marshals

Video: Austin March Against Anti-Homeless Policies

Activists with Stop the Sweeps ATX and Little Petal Alliance held a March on Sunday, May 9 as part of their ongoing protest against the recently passed “Prop B” which reinstated a city-wide camping ban after being put to an electoral referendum. About 40 people marched, including activists and homeless people. After marching through downtown streets, the activists returned to City Hall where they have … Continue reading Video: Austin March Against Anti-Homeless Policies

Austin: Community Marches for Alex Gonzales Jr.

By Brian Martel On May 8, over a hundred people marched for Alex Gonzales Jr., and other victims of police violence through East Austin. Protesters demanded the conviction of officers Luis Serrato and Gabriel Gutierrez who murdered Alex Jr. The march started at the Huston-Tillotson University and finished at Chicano Park. “No Justice, No Peace,” and “Justice for Alex!” were chanted throughout the march. Onlookers … Continue reading Austin: Community Marches for Alex Gonzales Jr.

Workers’ Correspondents: UPS Steals Workers’ Wages, Denies Benefits Through Staffing Firm

Photo Credit: Tribune SC By Ben Robinson Orlando UPS workers often have wages stolen from their paychecks; in one egregious case a worker did not receive pay for four full days. UPS employs many workers through the staffing firm Adecco, which it uses to avoid providing benefits to full-time workers who would normally receive them. Workers routinely receive paychecks that do not reflect the number … Continue reading Workers’ Correspondents: UPS Steals Workers’ Wages, Denies Benefits Through Staffing Firm

Worcester: Nurses Hold May Day Rally to Mark Two Months of Strike

By Vincent Cross This International Workers’ Day nurses at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester held a rally to commemorate both May Day and their nearly two-months long strike for safer working conditions. Negotiations with Tenet Healthcare, the Texas-based corporation which owns St. Vincent, have stalled as Tenet refuses an increase to staffing levels or to lower the current nurse to patient ratio, which is the … Continue reading Worcester: Nurses Hold May Day Rally to Mark Two Months of Strike

A Nova Democracia: Bolsonaro’s Terror

Editor’s note: The following is an unofficial translation of an article by revolutionary democratic Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND). By the A Nova Democracia Editorial Board On May 1, while the March of Genocide* organized by the Government was taking place—yes, convened and led directly by Bolsonaro, the head of the extreme right coupists—the fascist president spoke at the opening of the 86th edition of Expozebu in Uberaba (Minas … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Bolsonaro’s Terror