40% of COVID-19 Pandemic Deaths in the US Occur In Nursing Homes

By Peter Cherry Based on data gathered by the New York Times, at least 40% of all Coronavirus related deaths in the US have been at nursing homes, targeting the elderly population as well as the low-wage workers who service the facilities. At least 54,000 of the over 125,500 confirmed Coronavirus deaths in the U.S. are residents or workers at these facilities that serve seniors, … Continue reading 40% of COVID-19 Pandemic Deaths in the US Occur In Nursing Homes

Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

By Jakob Stein On June 28 the fascist media outlet Infowars, led by its owner and lead radio host Alex Jones, hosted an anti-mask rally at the Texas Capitol in Austin. The event drew approximately 150 American flag-waving, MAGA hat-wearing reactionaries who chanted the slogan “We can’t breathe,” in a racist mockery of the words which have been a rallying cry for the movement for … Continue reading Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

US Appropriates Nearly All of Covid-19 Drug Remdesivir

By Ben Robinson On June 30, the US government agreed to buy 500,000 doses of remdesivir, a drug produced by the corporation Gilead, which may reduce Covid-19 recovery times. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, the 500,000 treatments are all of Gilead’s projected production for July, and 90 percent for August and September. Other countries have decried the US’s hoarding as … Continue reading US Appropriates Nearly All of Covid-19 Drug Remdesivir

United Neighborhood Defense Movement Announces Launch with Statement and National Day of Action

By Mike Talavera On June 30, the United Neighborhood Defense Movement (UNDM) launched its website with a post announcing its formation. The national housing struggle organization is starting with chapters in Los Angeles, Austin, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, and San Marcos. “The current crisis of capitalism demands greater unity and preparation,” the post reads. “The housing struggle can not be limited to just one neighborhood, or one … Continue reading United Neighborhood Defense Movement Announces Launch with Statement and National Day of Action

Week in Struggle: June 26-July 2

Colombia Revolutionary youth in Colombia joined the international call to Defend Austin’s Targeted Three, holding a solidarity action on June 30 in a public park in Medellín. After their agitation, they took the banners they had made and pasted them to a nearby wall. A speaker on a megaphone said, “We know that the fight is not only here in Colombia, that the fight belongs … Continue reading Week in Struggle: June 26-July 2

Trump Mobilizing Racist Support Base During Electoral Farce

By Ed Dalton Donald Trump is doubling down on his tried and true campaign methods by making gestures to mobilize his assorted reactionary, racist, and fascist support base. These gestures mainly appear in the form of erratic and extreme twitter posts. Trump remains committed to appearing as an ‘anti-establishment’ candidate by promoting a vulgar version of establishment politics. This Monday, Trump tweeted news footage of … Continue reading Trump Mobilizing Racist Support Base During Electoral Farce

Los Ángeles: Comunidad Protesta Ante el Asesinato de Joven por la Policía de Gardena, Destruyen Evidencia

Por Felipe Vera El jueves 18 de junio, el Departamento del Sheriff del Condado de Los Ángeles (LASD) asesinó a Andrés Guardado, de 18 años, disparándole más de seis veces fuera de su trabajo. Manifestantes salieron a protestar la muerte de Guardado marchando hasta la Estación del Sheriff de Compton, donde fueron dispersados con gas lacrimógeno y explosiones repentinas al terminar la manifestación. Andres Guardado … Continue reading Los Ángeles: Comunidad Protesta Ante el Asesinato de Joven por la Policía de Gardena, Destruyen Evidencia

Austin: Presentación Fomenta la Solidaridad Internacional en la Resistencia del Pueblo al Terrorismo Policial

Por Mike Talavera El 18 de junio, el Comité de Apoyo a la Lucha de los Pueblos en Brasil hizo una presentación en el parque Rosewood en Austin, que destacó la resistencia a la opresión policial en las favelas de las principales ciudades de Brasil y lo conectó con las recientes protestas en los Estados Unidos. El evento se llevó a cabo con el espíritu … Continue reading Austin: Presentación Fomenta la Solidaridad Internacional en la Resistencia del Pueblo al Terrorismo Policial

¡Defender “Austin’s Targeted Three” (los Tres Perseguidos de Austin)!

Por el Consejo Editorial La Fuerza de Tarea Conjunta entre el Departamento de Policía de Austin y el FBI ha comenzado a perseguir, vigilar y detener a manifestantes que supuestamente están asociados con una protesta contra la corporación Target. Hasta ahora tres personas han sido arrestadas y acusadas de delitos falsos por “participación en un disturbio” y “robo de un edificio”. El primer arresto por delito grave se … Continue reading ¡Defender “Austin’s Targeted Three” (los Tres Perseguidos de Austin)!

El Día de la Heroicidad Conmemorado en los Estados Unidos y Europa

El Día de la Heroicidad es celebrado en todo el mundo por los revolucionarios el 19 de junio para conmemorar a los héroes caídos del pueblo peruano y del Partido Comunista del Perú que lucharon hasta su muerte en las luminosastrincheras de combate en las cárceles de Lurigancho, El Fronton y Callao el 19 de junio de 1986. El siguiente es un resumen de las celebraciones y acciones que se llevaron a cabo en … Continue reading El Día de la Heroicidad Conmemorado en los Estados Unidos y Europa