Worker Correspondents: School District Won’t Provide COVID Sick Days

By a Nashville Teacher While Nashville is seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not see a need to provide protection for us teachers or students. Shortly before the winter break, MNPS decided to get rid of all our COVID sick days, only to emphasize during our professional development before the spring semester that we should stay home if we … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: School District Won’t Provide COVID Sick Days

A Nova Democracia: Signs of a Deepening World Crisis

Editors’ Note: The following is an unofficial translation of the editorial “Sinais de aprofundamento da crise mundial” by the Brazilian democratic newspaper, A Nova Democracia. By the Editorial Board of A Nova Democracia The world economy has not emerged from the cyclical crisis, within the general crisis of imperialism, which it plunged into in the second quarter of 2019, and another bubble is already building … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Signs of a Deepening World Crisis

Video: International Day of Action Against Prahaar-3, India’s Military Operation Against the People’s War

The Marxist-Leninist-Maoist online journal Communist International has published a video of international solidarity actions carried out against Prahaar-3, fascist prime minister Narendra Modi’s military campaign against Maoist revolutionaries in India. In November, the International Committee for the Support of People’s War in India, with endorsement from the Communist Party of India (Maoist) [CPI (Maoist)], called for an international day of action on November 24 against Operation … Continue reading Video: International Day of Action Against Prahaar-3, India’s Military Operation Against the People’s War

Austin: Via 313 Restaurant Workers Protest Management Retaliation, Demand Paid Sick Leave, Better Pandemic Health Measures

By Josefina Morales On Saturday, workers at pizza chain Via 313 staged a protest at the Guadalupe St. location during midday, drawing strong community support. The workers were protesting management retaliation and demanding better safety and health measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The workers also demanded the reinstatement of four workers who were suspended after submitting a petition to management on January 5. On … Continue reading Austin: Via 313 Restaurant Workers Protest Management Retaliation, Demand Paid Sick Leave, Better Pandemic Health Measures

Austin: Activistas honran a Alex Gonzales un año después de que fue asesinado por la policía

Por Michael Nolan En el primer aniversario del asesinato de Alex Gonzales por los oficiales del Departamento de Policía de Austin (APD), Gabriel Gutiérrez y Luis Serrato, los partidarios de la familia Gonzales se manifestaron frente a la sede de APD. Gonzales fue asesinado el 5 de enero de 2021 cuando un oficial vestido de civil, Gutiérrez, persiguió a Gonzales en un ataque de ira … Continue reading Austin: Activistas honran a Alex Gonzales un año después de que fue asesinado por la policía

Los Angeles: Family and Activists Fight for Justice for Valentina Orellana-Peralta, Killed by Police

Photo: An altar for Valentina Orellana-Peralta at a vigil organized by People’s Struggle San Fernando Valley By Sarah Ahmed The family of 14-year-old Valentina Orellana-Peralta and local activists are fighting for justice for Valentina, who was killed by police in December while shopping for a Christmas dress with her mother. Officer William Dorsey Jones Jr. with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) confirmed through his … Continue reading Los Angeles: Family and Activists Fight for Justice for Valentina Orellana-Peralta, Killed by Police

Fort Worth: Trial for Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson Delayed Again, Residents of Her Neighborhood Share Thoughts

By Nélida Tello Texas judge David Hagerman has once again delayed the trial against Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean who shot and killed a Black woman, Atatiana Jefferson, while she was inside her home on October 12, 2019. The murder trial was set for January 10; however, due the unavailability of expert witnesses, Judge Hagerman approved the defense’s motion to delay the trial. The … Continue reading Fort Worth: Trial for Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson Delayed Again, Residents of Her Neighborhood Share Thoughts

Proletarian Culture: David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican Muralist and Fierce Revolutionary

By Elena Perez Mexican artist and dedicated revolutionary, David Alfaro Siqueiros, was born in late December, 1896 (the exact date is disputed), and died on January 6, 1974. His artistic works include many brilliant, large-scale murals that show the world in motion through revolution. Born on the horizon of the new century, Siqueiros took up Marxism, and stood shoulder-to-shoulder with indigenous and peasants’ struggles and … Continue reading Proletarian Culture: David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican Muralist and Fierce Revolutionary

La cultura proletaria: David Alfaro Siqueiros, muralista mexicano y un revolucionario fuerte

Por Elena Perez El artista mexicano y revolucionario dedicado, David Alfaro Siqueiros, nació a finales de diciembre de 1896 (la fecha exacta está en disputa), y murió el 6 de enero de 1974. Sus obras artísticas incluyen muchos murales brillantes a gran escala que muestran el mundo en movimiento a través de la revolución. Nacido en el horizonte del nuevo siglo, Siqueiros asumió el marxismo … Continue reading La cultura proletaria: David Alfaro Siqueiros, muralista mexicano y un revolucionario fuerte

Los Angeles: Familia y activistas luchan por justicia para Valentina Orellana-Peralta, asesinada por la policía

Foto: Un altar para Valentina Orellana-Peralta en una vigilia organizada por People’s Struggle San Fernando Valley Por Sarah Ahmed La familia de Valentina Orellana-Peralta, de 14 años, y activistas locales luchan por justicia para Valentina, quien fue asesinada por la policía en diciembre mientras ella buscaba comprar un vestido de Navidad con su madre. El oficial William Dorsey Jones Jr. del Departamento de Policía de … Continue reading Los Angeles: Familia y activistas luchan por justicia para Valentina Orellana-Peralta, asesinada por la policía