Future Spies: The NSA Finances Summer Camp for Portuguese-Speaking Youth

Editor’s note: The following is an unofficial translation of “Futuros espiões: NSA financia acampamento de férias para jovens que falam português” from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia, originally published on Agência Pública. American spy agency denounced by Snowden joins university to teach digital security to young people, facilitating the recruitment of spies with a focus on Brazil By Andrew Fishman The US government is … Continue reading Future Spies: The NSA Finances Summer Camp for Portuguese-Speaking Youth

Houston: Tenants Speak Out and Organize Against Uninhabitable Conditions

By Helen Milne Tenants at Sungregor Apartments, a residential complex in southeast Houston, are facing rent hikes while living in dangerous and uninhabitable conditions, spurring them to action in recent weeks in order to force property owners to answer their grievances. Units at the complex are infested with rats and cockroaches, multiple units have been flooded with sewage, mold permeates the ceilings and walls, and … Continue reading Houston: Tenants Speak Out and Organize Against Uninhabitable Conditions

Peru People’s Movement: A Brief Note on the Political Situation of the Country

Editors Note: The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Breve Nota Sobre la Situación Política en el País” from the People’s Movement Peru. Just a few days ago, after a long tug-of-war between the representatives of the two factions of the big bourgeoisie to decide the nomination of the new reactionary president who will replace the current one in the presidency of the … Continue reading Peru People’s Movement: A Brief Note on the Political Situation of the Country

Corresponsales obreros: Condiciones inseguras en una vieja fábrica de negro de carbón

Por Michael Nolan y un obrero de negro de carbón Los trabajadores de la central eléctrica de carbón llamada Tokai en Borger, Texas, laboran por largas horas en condiciones duras mientras los dueños ajenos cosechan las ganancias. La planta produce un componente industrial crucial llamado negro de carbón, un polvo ultra fino de carbón con usos valuables. Durante la producción, trabajadores laboran de lado a … Continue reading Corresponsales obreros: Condiciones inseguras en una vieja fábrica de negro de carbón

Beaumont: ExxonMobil bloquea a los trabajadores de la refinería e intenta forzar un contrato injusto

Por Blaine Hopkins Durante casi 90 días, ExxonMobil ha bloqueado a más de 650 trabajadores sindicalizados que luchan por un mejor contrato en su refinería de Beaumont, Texas. El cierre patronal de los trabajadores tiene a la refinería operando a solo el 60% de su capacidad, ya que los trabajadores se oponen a los intentos de la compañía de eliminar las licitaciones de antigüedad, liderar … Continue reading Beaumont: ExxonMobil bloquea a los trabajadores de la refinería e intenta forzar un contrato injusto

Beaumont: ExxonMobil Locks Out Refinery Workers, Attempts to Force Unfair Contract

By Blaine Hopkins For nearly 90 days, ExxonMobil has locked out over 650 union workers fighting for a better contract at their Beaumont, Texas refinery. The workers’ lockout has the refinery operating at only 60% capacity as workers hold out against the company’s attempts to remove seniority bidding, lead safety operator positions, and pay raises. Since January, Exxon has refused to budge on its original … Continue reading Beaumont: ExxonMobil Locks Out Refinery Workers, Attempts to Force Unfair Contract

San Fernando Valley: March Against Police Murder of Chris Garcia and Guillermo Amezcua

By Serran Soledad On July 17, anti-imperialist organization People’s Struggle SFV (PSSFV) organized and held a march along with community members to demand justice for Chris Garcia and Guillermo Amezcua, both murdered by the police in southern California in recent months. Garcia was shot to death by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) following a vehicle pursuit as he surrendered at a northbound 5 Freeway … Continue reading San Fernando Valley: March Against Police Murder of Chris Garcia and Guillermo Amezcua

Pennsylvania: ATI Strike Concludes, Worker Resistance Remains

By Jason Bartles Steelworkers with Allegheny Technologies, Inc. (ATI), part of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, have voted to end their three-month-long strike and return to work. Despite the strike formally ending, workers have remained on the picket lines for the past week. Votes on whether to accept the new contract were cast on July 13, with 513 workers voting yes and 427 voting no. … Continue reading Pennsylvania: ATI Strike Concludes, Worker Resistance Remains

Resolution by the 7th Meeting of Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Parties and Organizations in Europe

Editor’s note: Tribune of the People shares the following article shared on Dem Volke Dienen regarding the 7th meeting of Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Parties and Organizations in Europe. Tribune of the People sends its warmest revolutionary greetings to the Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Parties and Organizations in Europe and salutes the resolution made by the parties and organizations. We, the Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Parties and Organisations in Europe, greet with our deepest … Continue reading Resolution by the 7th Meeting of Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Parties and Organizations in Europe

Austin: Inquilinos y activistas paran los desalojos en los apartamentos Rosemont

Por Joan Hoch y Michael Nolan Los inquilinos del complejo de apartamentos Rosemont at Oak Valley han estado luchando contra el dueño de su propiedad a partir del 2 de julio cuando se distribuyeran 87 avisos de desalojo a los residentes, culpando a los daños de la tormenta de invierno de Texas en febrero por las condiciones ilegales de los apartamentos. Tras horas de testimonios de los … Continue reading Austin: Inquilinos y activistas paran los desalojos en los apartamentos Rosemont