Actions to Commemorate Chairman Gonzalo Around the World (Updated)

Since the death of Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso) on September 11, revolutionaries, people’s organizations, and progressives around the world have mobilized to carry out actions to commemorate him as a servant of the people and son of the international proletariat. Communist Parties and organizations have issued statements honoring his immense importance as the head of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del … Continue reading Actions to Commemorate Chairman Gonzalo Around the World (Updated)

California: Marine Corporal Found Dead on US Military Base, Family Leads Fight for Justice

By Serran Soledad On September 11, the family of Brandon Alvarez, 22, a former corporal in the United States Marine Corps, disrupted a Democratic Party event in Oxnard to demand justice for Alvarez, who was found dead in his barracks on June 5. The previous day, a group of protesters rallied at city hall in Thousand Oaks, California, before marching to a nearby US Marine … Continue reading California: Marine Corporal Found Dead on US Military Base, Family Leads Fight for Justice

A Nova Democracia: Dr. Ruben Manuel Abimael Guzmán Reynoso, Chairman Gonzalo, Dies

Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Morre o Dr. Ruben Manuel Abimael Guzmán Reinoso, o Presidente Gonzalo” from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia. By Jailson de Souza Gonzalo las masas rugenGonzalo the masses roar and the Andes shuddery los andes se estremecen express burning passionexpresan pasión ardiente fe segura y aceradasure and steeled faith y el pueblo que escucha … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Dr. Ruben Manuel Abimael Guzmán Reynoso, Chairman Gonzalo, Dies

24th of September 2021: International Day of Action for Chairman Gonzalo

Editor’s Note: The following is call by the Communist Party of Peru and the Communist Party of Brazil (Red Fraction) to hold an international day of action on September 24, 2021 to commemorate Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso). The statement was originally published on Marxist-Leninist-Maoist online newspaper, Communist International. September 24 also marks the 29th anniversary of Gonzalo’s famous speech, which he delivered from a … Continue reading 24th of September 2021: International Day of Action for Chairman Gonzalo

Detroit: Activists Shut Down Former Police Chief’s Announcement of Campaign for Governor

Photo: Activists disrupt former Detroit police chief James Craig’s campaign announcement (Source: Ken Coleman, Michigan Advance) By Peter Garland On September 14, activists from Detroit Will Breathe shut down a speech by former chief of police James Craig as he announced his candidacy for the office of governor of Michigan. Craig oversaw the Detroit Police Department (DPD) during the May Uprisings following George Floyd’s murder, … Continue reading Detroit: Activists Shut Down Former Police Chief’s Announcement of Campaign for Governor

Rhode Island: Johnson Brothers Truck Drivers Strike amid Repression, Police Harassment

By Arthur Boukman In the longest such union action occurring in Rhode Island this year, truck drivers at Johnson Brothers of Rhode Island, an alcohol distributor based in North Kingston, have been on strike for over 16 weeks. The workers have continued their strike in the face of repression from the company, which is backed by the capitalist State’s police forces, as well as harassment … Continue reading Rhode Island: Johnson Brothers Truck Drivers Strike amid Repression, Police Harassment

Worker Correspondents: Amazon Uses Turnover and Speedups to Exploit Workers

Photo credit: Maryland GovPics By Hannah Bellmer I have been working at the Amazon PIT2 fulfillment center in Imperial, Pennsylvania since the end of last year. One thing that’s stood out to me is how Amazon maintains a high turnover rate as a way of ensuring its exploitative practices go unchallenged. The number of workers cycled out has gotten even higher lately in anticipation of … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Amazon Uses Turnover and Speedups to Exploit Workers

Los Angeles: Home Protest Ordinance Protects the Ruling Class, Represses the People

Photo credit: Libby Denkman/LAist By Serran Soledad On Tuesday, the Los Angeles city council tentatively approved an ordinance which prohibits protesters from coming within 300 feet of the protest target’s private home—expanding a municipal code already in place that restricts targeted protests to no closer than 100 feet of a person’s residence. With the newest motion, introduced by city council president Nury Martinez and Councilman … Continue reading Los Angeles: Home Protest Ordinance Protects the Ruling Class, Represses the People

Pittsburgh: Unemployed Workers Struggle with Loss of Benefits

Photo credit: Bytemarks By Peter Garland In the wake of the Biden administration’s decision to not extend the expanded federal unemployment benefits last week, workers across the country are struggling to make ends meet. Contrary to the lies of the monopoly media and politicians, unemployed workers are actively seeking to return to work but face numerous barriers, including mass closures of workplaces, lack of affordable … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Unemployed Workers Struggle with Loss of Benefits

Week in Struggle: September 10-16

Around the world, numerous statements have been published and actions have been carried out in commemoration of Chairman Gonzalo, who gave his life in defense of the People’s War in Peru and the World Proletarian Revolution on September 11. Read our full, ongoing coverage in the article linked below. Read: Actions to Commemorate Chairman Gonzalo around the World (Updated) Brazil Graffiti in defiance of Brazil’s Independence … Continue reading Week in Struggle: September 10-16