By Jakob Stein The death of Comrade Joselo, a founder and leader of the Communist Party of Ecuador – Red Sun (PCE-SR), carries an enormous weight, not only for Maoists in the International Communist Movement, but for the working class and poor peasantry of Ecuador and the oppressed peoples of the world. Comrade Joselo spent his life in service to the people as a fighter … Continue reading Comrade Joselo, Present in the Struggle!
By Serran Soledad Last Friday, around 20 people gathered for a protest led by Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group(OxRevStudy). The impromptu action was held in response to the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Javier Magana, who was killed by Ventura Police following a vehicle pursuit the previous night. The action began as activists gave speeches condemning the shooting and attempts by the ruling class media to justify … Continue reading Oxnard: Activists Protest Second Police Shooting In A Month
Cover photo by Theo Stroomer for The New York Times By Robin Fontaine At the age of eighteen, like many poor and working-class youth, I felt desperate, hopeless, and powerless in my own life. I believed the only way I could be useful to society was to enlist in the military and fight for “my country.” The US, I believed, was greater than myself, and … Continue reading Opinion: Don’t Join the Military, Fight for Revolution!
By Peter Cherry Melquan Barnett, a 28-year old out-of-work Black forklift operator in Erie, Pennsylvania, is facing heightened federal charges in connection to the May Uprisings. Barnett’s case is one of 319 cases of protest-related vandalism nationwide that the U.S. Attorney office has upgraded to felony charges using intentionally malleable laws, all for the purpose of striking fear into protestors and those supporting the mass … Continue reading Erie: Federal Authorities Aggressively Persecute Protester by Stretching Law
By Blake Garrison Last week, the Pittsburgh Tribune of the People Support Committee hosted a study on Mao’s, Talks At the Yenan Forum on Literature and Art. The study was attended by workers, artists, and students, who discussed making art that serves the people instead of the interests of the ruling class. In the text, Mao says, “reactionaries have money, and though they can produce … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Tribune Support Committee Hosts Study on Art and Revolution
By the Editorial Board The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is a Mao Zedong Thought-influenced organization which has been waging armed struggle since 1969, with ebbs and flows, advances and setbacks along the way. While their struggle for New Democratic Revolution as part of world revolution is deserving of defense, the fact that the CPP wages such a remarkable armed struggle makes the type … Continue reading To Celebrate Biden’s Victory is Incompatible with Anti-Imperialism: An Open Letter to the Communist Party of the Philippines
India Last week, a Commandant of the Western Ghat Zonal Committee of the Communist Party of India (Maoist), Vulmurugan, was killed by the Thunderbolt commando unit in Kerala, overseen by the revisionist Communist Party of India (Marxist) government. In response, several democratic groups protested his murder due to the frequency of fake encounters in the area and the fact that local people’s testimony differs significantly … Continue reading Week in Struggle: November 6-12
By David Martinez Donald Trump’s administration has so far resisted any acknowledgement of president-elect Joe Biden’s victory, but this has not stopped Biden from marching forward with planning his transition to power. He has assembled a large stable of officials to fill his agency review teams, drawing from the highest levels of the US imperialist bourgeoisie including major tech companies, the defense industry, and former … Continue reading Tech Execs, Defense Industry, Intelligence Officials Form Core of Biden’s Transition Team
Cover photo by Jenna Watson “Repression and Resistance” is a column from Tribune of the People that highlights rebellions and repression happening in protests across the US each week. If you want us to cover a protest happening in your city, please send us a pitch. Indianapolis, IN This week protesters took to the streets after it was announced that none of the police officers … Continue reading Repression and Resistance: Week in Protest, November 6-12
Cover photo: Associated Press By Mike Talavera This week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, when asked whether there would be a smooth transition of power to President-elect Joe Biden’s administration, said, “There will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration.” This response, along with President Donald Trump’s comments that the election was stolen from him, have been condemned by Democrats who accuse Trump … Continue reading ‘Tumultuous’ Transition of Presidential Power Another Act in Electoral Farce Theater