Peru: PCP Graffiti for Chairman Gonzalo on Highway to Ayacucho

By Jakob Stein Graffiti signed by the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del Perú) was seen on Sunday with the slogan, “Eternal Honor and Glory to Chairman Gonzalo!” on the highway that connects the Ayacucho and Cuzco regions of Peru. The action was reported in the reactionary Peruvian press outlet Willax TV. Witnesses told Willax that the graffiti was painted at dawn and … Continue reading Peru: PCP Graffiti for Chairman Gonzalo on Highway to Ayacucho

Brazil: 3,000 Soldiers Mobilized to Massacre Peasants at Camp Tiago dos Santos

Photo: Screenshot of video showing thousands of Brazilian Military Police readying operations to attack peasants By Nélida Tello On Saturday, Marcos Rocha, the reactionary governor of the state of Rondônia in Brazil, deployed more than 3,000 military police soldiers to the Nova-Mutum Paraná district in the city of Porto Velho in preparation to massacre the peasants occupying the land at Camp Tiago dos Santos. On … Continue reading Brazil: 3,000 Soldiers Mobilized to Massacre Peasants at Camp Tiago dos Santos

Movie, TV, and Stage Workers Speak on Conditions, Readiness to Strike

Source: @runolgarun/Twitter By Sarah Ahmed Earlier this month, 98% of workers in the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) voted to authorize a strike after the Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television Producers (AMPTP) walked away from negotiations. On Saturday, the IATSE announced that it had reached a tentative agreement with the AMPTP, which members will vote on later this week, however many IATSE … Continue reading Movie, TV, and Stage Workers Speak on Conditions, Readiness to Strike

Brazil: Police Prepare to Massacre Peasants, Judge Issues Eviction Order

By Nélida Tello Thousands of poor Brazilian peasants who live and work in Camp Tiago dos Santos and Camp Ademar Ferreira, located in the western Amazon region, are resisting police preparations for a massacre. On October 2, peasants from the two camps held a popular assembly to denounce the reactionary Brazilian police and declare their readiness to fight for their land. On September 28, the Ministry … Continue reading Brazil: Police Prepare to Massacre Peasants, Judge Issues Eviction Order

Worker Correspondents: Miserable Working Conditions at Amazon Warehouses

Photo credit: Maryland GovPics By a Former Employee at Amazon DPP7 in Sewickley, PA In Amazon’s distribution centers, employees are held to unattainable standards while working in a very hazardous environment. The health and safety of workers is always a far lower priority than maximizing productivity, risking serious health problems for those involved. I worked full-time at the DPP7 Distribution Center in Coraopolis as a warehouse … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Miserable Working Conditions at Amazon Warehouses

India: Maoists Oppose New Counter-Revolutionary Operation ‘Prahaar’

By Nélida Tello The Communist Party of India (Maoist) [CPI (Maoist)] released a statement on October 2 to denounce the new counter-revolutionary military operation against the Party and the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), known as ‘Prahaar.’ Since its founding in 2004, the CPI (Maoist) has been waging a revolutionary armed struggle against the reactionary Indian State, mainly basing its operations in the poor, semi-feudal Indian countryside. On September … Continue reading India: Maoists Oppose New Counter-Revolutionary Operation ‘Prahaar’

Biden’s Spending Plan Isn’t ‘Socialist’ or ‘Marxist’–It’s a Rescue Plan for Imperialism

By the Editorial Board Commenting on the massive spending plan introduced by Biden currently making its way through the US Senate, Florida senator Marco Rubio tweeted, “The $3.5 trillion1 Biden plan isn’t socialism, it’s marxism,” on September 30. Rubio’s tweet reflects the rhetoric many Republican politicians have used to describe Biden’s multi-year “Build Back Better”(BBB) plan. The plan’s official website claims it aims to accomplish … Continue reading Biden’s Spending Plan Isn’t ‘Socialist’ or ‘Marxist’–It’s a Rescue Plan for Imperialism

Workers Resistance Bulletin: October 15

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin provides an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers Resistance Bulletin: October 15

John Deere Workers Go on Strike

By Sarah Ahmed More than 10,000 John Deere workers with United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike early Thursday morning after the union failed to negotiate a contract that met workers’ demands. The strike covers seven plants in Iowa, four plants in Illinois, and one each in Kansas, Colorado, and Georgia. The strike follows weeks of attempts by the UAW to bypass the worker’s demands … Continue reading John Deere Workers Go on Strike

Week in Struggle: October 8-14

Brazil On October 9, the Revolutionary Front for the Defense of the People’s Rights (FRDDP, Frente Revolucionária de Defesa dos Direitos do Povo) organized an event in honor of Chairman Gonzalo. The event was notable for the high attendance of quilombolas (Afro-Brazilians descended from escaped slaves). Attendees sang the Internationale at the beginning of the event. At the table, leaders of the League of Poor … Continue reading Week in Struggle: October 8-14