Workers Correspondence: Walmart Carries Out Mass Layoffs, Doesn’t Enforce Covid Protocol

Photo Credit: Etienne Laurent/EPA/Shutter Stock By Julian Oddo Management at Walmart in Charlotte, North Carolina has failed to enforce COVID-19 safety measures. Customers are allowed into the store without masks, and the company has not done enough to safeguard workers from viral transmission. When workers complain to management they are ignored, and mask mandates are not enforced. The break room at the store was recently … Continue reading Workers Correspondence: Walmart Carries Out Mass Layoffs, Doesn’t Enforce Covid Protocol

Santa Barbara: Eight Activists Arrested Protesting Land Development

By Serran Soledad On Thursday morning, eight protesters were arrested for a sit-in at the San Marcos Foothills, a piece of land in Santa Barbara, CA once inhabited by the native Chumash tribe. The action was held as a protest of luxury homes set for development on the land by the Chadmar Group, a Santa Monica-based multi-million dollar real estate agency.  The action was initially … Continue reading Santa Barbara: Eight Activists Arrested Protesting Land Development

The Coup d’Etat in Myanmar

Editor’s Note: Tribune of the People is pleased to share this article on the coup in Myanmar first published on the Marxist-Leninist-Maoist internet review, Communist International – Internacional Comunista, to deepen our reader’s understanding of the situation there. We have made minor technical edits to improve readability for an American audience. Preface The media is full of articles regarding the current development in Myanmar. Especially … Continue reading The Coup d’Etat in Myanmar

Texas: Charges Dropped against Black Teen Arrested Walking Home from Work during Winter Storm

By Serran Soledad Eighteen-year-old Black high school student and Walmart worker Rodney Reese was arrested, and charged with “pedestrian in a roadway” by the Plano, Texas police on February 16, while walking home during the major winter storm which struck the entire state. The charges were dropped a week later after his family spoke out and the incident garnered widespread outrage. Released body-cam footage shows … Continue reading Texas: Charges Dropped against Black Teen Arrested Walking Home from Work during Winter Storm

Charlotte: Snyder’s-Lance Employees Describe Lack of Sick Pay, Workplace Injuries, Death

Photo credit: WBTV By Dontay Stevenson A worker at one of the Snyder’s-Lance Factories in Charlotte recently spoke with Tribune of the People about the conditions inside the facility. The worker informed Tribune that management takes deliberate steps to avoid paying their permanent workers higher wages by hiring temp workers or outside contractors for maintenance-related jobs. Once hired, the temp workers receive very little in … Continue reading Charlotte: Snyder’s-Lance Employees Describe Lack of Sick Pay, Workplace Injuries, Death

Worker Correspondence: H-E-B Employees Speak on Wages, Work Conditions, and COVID Precautions

Photo Credit: H-E-B Newsroom By Nélida Tello Tribune of the People spoke to two H-E-B employees from Austin and Brownsville, Texas, respectively, who spoke about the work conditions they face, wages, and some of the company’s practices during the pandemic. H-E-B is a grocery store which operates mainly in Texas. It is also one of the largest companies in the US and is promoted by … Continue reading Worker Correspondence: H-E-B Employees Speak on Wages, Work Conditions, and COVID Precautions

Austin: Memorial Held for Lives Lost During Capitalist Winter Disaster, Protesters Demand Better Housing Conditions

Photo Credit: Candice Bernd By Oliver Powell On February 21, activists in Austin held a memorial downtown to mourn a homeless person who froze to death and honor other lives lost during last week’s harsh winter storm. Although the death toll is still undetermined, some reports say nearly 80 people died as a result of the capitalist crisis during the days-long freeze and record-setting low … Continue reading Austin: Memorial Held for Lives Lost During Capitalist Winter Disaster, Protesters Demand Better Housing Conditions

Austin: Renuncia el jefe de policía Manley, victoria del pueblo

Por Sandra Harris La semana pasada, el jefe de policía de Austin, Brian Manley, anunció su renuncia meses después de que la gente de Austin le exigiera que abandonara el departamento. Estas demandas aumentaron el verano pasado cuando Austin hizo noticias nacionales durante los Levantamientos de Mayo por la brutal respuesta de la policía hacia los manifestantes. Manley ha anunciado su renuncia durante una pausa … Continue reading Austin: Renuncia el jefe de policía Manley, victoria del pueblo

Los movimientos de protesta masiva van y vienen, la lucha es permanente

Crédito de fotographia: Zach Boyden-Holmes/The Register Por el Consejo Editorial Cuando se producen levantamientos de masas es como un gran despertar: muchos activistas nuevos son como una persona que ve la nieve por la primera vez y espera que dure años. Para los ojos veteranos, es más como una marea, poderosa e inspiradora, pero que ya está lista para retroceder. La marea que regresa al … Continue reading Los movimientos de protesta masiva van y vienen, la lucha es permanente

España: Rapero se enfrenta a una condena de nueve meses de cárcel por criticar a la monarquía y a la policía; se organizan protestas en todo el país

Foto: ENRIC FONTCUBERTA (EFE) | EPV Por Serran Soledad El rapero y activista político español Pablo Hasél fue detenido el martes por las fuerzas policiales catalanas por “enaltecimiento del terrorismo”, tras menospreciar a la monarquía española y a la policía a través de Twitter y en sus letras de música. Para eludir la condena de nueve meses de cárcel, Hasél se atrincheró junto a decenas … Continue reading España: Rapero se enfrenta a una condena de nueve meses de cárcel por criticar a la monarquía y a la policía; se organizan protestas en todo el país