Monopoly Media is the Pittsburgh Police’s Public Relations Team

By the Editorial Board After Tribune of the People exposed Keith L. Edmonds as the Pittsburgh police officer who murdered Jim Rogers, an unarmed, homeless Black man, there has been a complete media blackout in Pittsburgh on Edmonds’ identity despite clear video evidence. While these media outlets claim to be ‘unbiased’ and ‘objective’ reporters, they show themselves as nothing more than despicable lap dogs of … Continue reading Monopoly Media is the Pittsburgh Police’s Public Relations Team

Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill

Photo: SEIU President Mary Kay Henry (credit Gage Skidmore) By the Editorial Board The $2 trillion spending plan being pushed through Congress by the Biden administration known as “Build Back Better” (BBB) has sparked a contentious debate among ruling class politicians, with Republicans characterizing it as a radical, ‘socialist’ agenda, and the Democratic Party framing it as a major victory for the working class. The … Continue reading Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill

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

Honor and Glory to Chairman Gonzalo, Greatest Son of the International Proletariat

By the Editorial Board Chairman Gonzalo, also known as Dr. Abimael Guzman Reynoso, died on September 11 at the age of 86, following 29 years of a prolonged assassination by the old Peruvian State, backed by US imperialism. Chairman Gonzalo is the celebrated leader of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del Peru) and the Peruvian Revolution. He is the greatest Communist of … Continue reading Honor and Glory to Chairman Gonzalo, Greatest Son of the International Proletariat

The People Can Weather Hurricanes, the Capitalists Turn Them into Disasters

By the Editorial Board Hurricane Ida smashed into the coast of Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 150 mph on August 29. The path of destruction and misery in Ida’s wake lay solely at the feet of the capitalist ruling class, which is unable and unwilling to build the infrastructure and emergency response network to deal with the storms that will … Continue reading The People Can Weather Hurricanes, the Capitalists Turn Them into Disasters

Move Heaven and Earth to Defend the Life of Chairman Gonzalo!

By the Editorial Board In recent weeks, the international campaign to defend the life and health of Chairman Gonzalo has surged. Chairman Gonzalo is the leader of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del Perú) and Peruvian Revolution. Also known as Dr. Abimael Guzmán Reynoso, he faces an imminent threat to his life at the hands of his jailers, the Peruvian State, who, … Continue reading Move Heaven and Earth to Defend the Life of Chairman Gonzalo!

Biden Infrastructure Bill Increases Imperialist State Intervention in Economy

By the Editorial Board Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill was passed through the US Senate this past week, setting the stage for Democratic Party-controlled Congress to advance the second part of Biden’s massive spending plan, which adds another $3.5 trillion to the government’s spending on transportation, energy, social programs and more. Biden has promoted his plan with pandering appeals to the working class, and while … Continue reading Biden Infrastructure Bill Increases Imperialist State Intervention in Economy

As Politicians Scramble, Renters Should Organize, Fight Back against Looming Evictions

By the Editorial Board On Tuesday, imperialist president Joe Biden rushed to issue a partial moratorium on evictions that fails to protect renters facing potential eviction due to the impact of the current economic crisis as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. The new ban came after a previous moratorium in place since last September ended on July 31, with politicians pointing fingers at each other … Continue reading As Politicians Scramble, Renters Should Organize, Fight Back against Looming Evictions

One Year Later, Garrett Foster Lives Forever in the Struggle

By the Editorial Board One year ago on July 25, 2020, Garrett Foster, a servant of the people and defender of Black lives, was murdered in the streets of Austin for standing up to a reactionary during a protest in the wake of the May Uprisings, defending the people and the movement that he believed in. His absence is an immense loss, but what cannot … Continue reading One Year Later, Garrett Foster Lives Forever in the Struggle

On Biden’s ‘Countering Domestic Terrorism’ Study

By the Editorial Board Joe Biden’s National Security Council released the “National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism” on June 15, which is the US imperialist State’s updated strategy to address what it determines to be violent domestic extremism. The study denounces acts of reactionary violence against Black people, other oppressed groups, and progressive movements in an attempt to present the imperialist State as the noble … Continue reading On Biden’s ‘Countering Domestic Terrorism’ Study