Workers’ Correspondents: UPS Steals Workers’ Wages, Denies Benefits Through Staffing Firm

Photo Credit: Tribune SC By Ben Robinson Orlando UPS workers often have wages stolen from their paychecks; in one egregious case a worker did not receive pay for four full days. UPS employs many workers through the staffing firm Adecco, which it uses to avoid providing benefits to full-time workers who would normally receive them. Workers routinely receive paychecks that do not reflect the number … Continue reading Workers’ Correspondents: UPS Steals Workers’ Wages, Denies Benefits Through Staffing Firm

Workers Pay the Price for Colonial Pipeline Shutdown and Imperialist Mismanagement

Photo: A line of cars outside a gas station in Charlotte, NC (Source: Tribune SC) By David Martinez The Colonial Pipeline, which carries an estimated 45% of gasoline and diesel consumed on the East Coast, was shut down due to software failure last Friday, reportedly hacked in a ransomware attack from outside of the US. The shutdown of the pipeline, which runs from Houston to … Continue reading Workers Pay the Price for Colonial Pipeline Shutdown and Imperialist Mismanagement

Heroic Palestinian People Rebel Against Israel’s Brutal Repression

By Jakob Stein Over the past several weeks, the conflict between Israel and Palestine has spread across the region and escalated, echoing the heroic resistance of the Palestinian people and subsequent brutality from the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in 2014. In the face of devastating air strikes from Israel and over 100 Palestinian deaths and hundreds more injuries, the monopoly media has either outright supported … Continue reading Heroic Palestinian People Rebel Against Israel’s Brutal Repression

Worcester: Nurses Hold May Day Rally to Mark Two Months of Strike

By Vincent Cross This International Workers’ Day nurses at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester held a rally to commemorate both May Day and their nearly two-months long strike for safer working conditions. Negotiations with Tenet Healthcare, the Texas-based corporation which owns St. Vincent, have stalled as Tenet refuses an increase to staffing levels or to lower the current nurse to patient ratio, which is the … Continue reading Worcester: Nurses Hold May Day Rally to Mark Two Months of Strike

A Nova Democracia: Bolsonaro’s Terror

Editor’s note: The following is an unofficial translation of an article by revolutionary democratic Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND). By the A Nova Democracia Editorial Board On May 1, while the March of Genocide* organized by the Government was taking place—yes, convened and led directly by Bolsonaro, the head of the extreme right coupists—the fascist president spoke at the opening of the 86th edition of Expozebu in Uberaba (Minas … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Bolsonaro’s Terror

Colombia: Mass Uprising Erupts in Response to Government’s Economic Crisis Measures

Photo credit: El Comunero Prensa By Jakob Stein Combative protests across Colombia have captured the attention of the world as the masses have risen furiously against the attempts of Old State to increase taxes in order to push onto the people the burden of the deepening crisis of bureaucratic capitalism, made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. The protests began on April 28 in response to … Continue reading Colombia: Mass Uprising Erupts in Response to Government’s Economic Crisis Measures

Mexico: Capitalist Negligence Causes Overpass Failure on Metro, Transportation Workers to Strike

Photo credit: Sol Rojo Oaxaca By Nélida Tello On May 3, a metro overpass collapsed in Mexico City, causing one train car to crash onto a median strip while a second car was suspended in the air with passengers inside. It is the Mexican bureaucrat capitalists’ criminal mismanagement of the transport infrastructure that provoked the collapse which resulted in the deaths of 27 people and … Continue reading Mexico: Capitalist Negligence Causes Overpass Failure on Metro, Transportation Workers to Strike

Texas: Infamous Former Sheriff Robert Chody Staged SWAT Raid for Television Show

Photo credit: KXAN Austin By Joan Hoch In late April, the family of Asher Watsky announced they had filed a lawsuit against former Williamson County sheriff Robert Chody as well as Commander Steve Deaton and former Lt. Mark Luera for their involvement in staging a SWAT raid on Watsky’s house in order to film an episode of the reality television show Live PD. On May … Continue reading Texas: Infamous Former Sheriff Robert Chody Staged SWAT Raid for Television Show

San Diego: Vessel Smuggling Migrants Capsizes, 3 Dead

Photo credit: KGTV By Nélida Tello On Sunday, a 40-foot vessel capsized near Point Loma in San Diego as 31 migrants were being smuggled into the US by sea. Three died in the wreck and the captain, a US citizen, was detained by US Immigrant and Customs Enforcement (ICE). One Guatemalan and 30 Mexican nationals were on board when the boat capsized—footage taken by onlookers … Continue reading San Diego: Vessel Smuggling Migrants Capsizes, 3 Dead

Texas: State Lawmakers Pass Reactionary Six-Week Abortion Ban

Photo Credit: Michael Barera By Sandra Harris This week the Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 8, banning abortion at six weeks, before most women typically know they are pregnant. The reactionary bill is in essence a total ban on abortion and also allows any individual to sue any other individual who helps someone obtain an abortion, including physicians, medical clinics, and even, for example, a … Continue reading Texas: State Lawmakers Pass Reactionary Six-Week Abortion Ban