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.

Three Years Have Not Silenced the Call to Present Dr. Sernas Alive!

By the Editorial Board May 10 marked the three year anniversary of the forced disappearance of the revolutionary Mexican lawyer and servant of the people Dr. Ernesto Sernas García by the Old Mexican State. Ever since his disappearance, the comrades of the democratic revolutionary organization Current of the People – Red Sun (CP-Sol Rojo) have raised the demand for his presentation alive, making it the … Continue reading Three Years Have Not Silenced the Call to Present Dr. Sernas Alive!

Week in Struggle: May 7-13

Turkey Guerrillas in Turkey captured weapons, including grenade launchers, rocket launchers and guns at the end of April. Resistance is growing in the face of at least four more murders of revolutionaries by the Turkish state, of which little is known except one name, Murat Yildiz, who was killed in a bombing raid.  Brazil In the city of Messias, in Alagoas, peasants from many movements … Continue reading Week in Struggle: May 7-13

Workers’ Correspondents: Gas Leak, Diesel Spill, Machinery Breakage at Amazon Facility Harm Workers

By Blake Garrison This week, workers at the PIT5 Amazon distribution center in Crafton, Pennsylvania endured a series of exhausting and hazardous incidents that management referred to as a “processing crisis.” Equipment broke down and hazardous material spills resulted in three evacuations of the building in one day, with workers suffering the harmful effects of exposure. On Sunday, parts of the main conveyor belt broke … Continue reading Workers’ Correspondents: Gas Leak, Diesel Spill, Machinery Breakage at Amazon Facility Harm Workers