Austin: Gabriel Gutierrez Identified as Off-Duty Police Officer Involved in Alex Gonzales Jr.’s Murder

By Noah Long Update: The Office of the District Attorney of Austin, released the name of the on-duty police officer, responsible for the death of Alex, on January 14 as Luis Serrato who’s been with the Austin Police Department for two years. A Tribune investigation has confirmed Gabriel Andreas Gutierrez as the identity of the off-duty officer involved in the events that led to Alex … Continue reading Austin: Gabriel Gutierrez Identified as Off-Duty Police Officer Involved in Alex Gonzales Jr.’s Murder

January 6 in the USA, Symbol of the Crisis of Democracy

The following is an article from Communist International, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Internet Review, on the reactionary riot at the US Capitol. Minor technical edits have been included to increase readability for an English-speaking audience. Proletarians of all countries, unite! This article is the result of applying our Marxist-Leninist-Maoist position and conception, with Chairman Gonzalo’s universal contributions to the world proletarian revolution, to the events unfolding in the … Continue reading January 6 in the USA, Symbol of the Crisis of Democracy

Austin: Family and Community Honors Alex Gonzales, Demands Justice

By Nélida Tello Last weekend, activists and community members joined the family of Alex Gonzales Jr., the young Latino man killed by Austin Police Department (APD) on January 5, in two vigils in his honor to demand justice. Additionally, activists rallied outside of APD headquarters against the police murder the same weekend. On January 8, community members held the first of two vigils in honor … Continue reading Austin: Family and Community Honors Alex Gonzales, Demands Justice

Germany: Lenin-Liebknecht-Luxemburg March Attacked by State

By Ed Dalton The 102nd anniversary of the murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, founders of the Communist Party of Germany, known as the Lenin-Liebknecht-Luxemburg (LLL) March was commemorated this year by approximately 1,000 observers in defiance of coronavirus restrictions, and attacked with reactionary violence by the old German state. The revolutionary website Dem Volke Dienen (DVD, trans: “Serve the People”) reports that more … Continue reading Germany: Lenin-Liebknecht-Luxemburg March Attacked by State

The Events of January 6 in the Bowels of Yankee Imperialism

The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Os acontecimentos de 6 de janeiro nas entranhas do imperialismo ianque” from the Brazilian revolutionary news source A Nova Democracia By Jailson de Souza The events of January 6 in the US Capitol are symptoms of the chronic illness that the imperialist system suffers in its general crisis of decomposition, all the more so at this … Continue reading The Events of January 6 in the Bowels of Yankee Imperialism

Spain: Worker Destroys Dozens of Vehicles Following Mass Layoffs at Daimler (Mercedes-Benz)

By Serran Soledad On December 31, in Vitoria, Spain, a former employee of Daimler (commonly known as Mercedes-Benz), destroyed over 50 vans using a small tractor. The 38-year-old, who was fired from Daimler back in 2017 for taking part in protests against the company’s mass layoffs, took on the individual action following another series of layoffs by the company. Reports indicate the rebellious worker stole … Continue reading Spain: Worker Destroys Dozens of Vehicles Following Mass Layoffs at Daimler (Mercedes-Benz)

Kansas City: Evictions Suspended After Protest at Judge’s Home in Response to Deputy Shooting Tenant

By Brian Martel On January 8, Donald Eric Smith was shot by Civil Process deputies enforcing an eviction on behalf of Smith’s landlord, Kelly Gallegos. That night, the housing struggle organization KC Tenants held an action outside of presiding 16th Circuit Court judge J. Dale Youngs’s home. Soon after, in response to the organized resistance, Youngs ordered evictions to be suspended until January 24. Due … Continue reading Kansas City: Evictions Suspended After Protest at Judge’s Home in Response to Deputy Shooting Tenant

Worker’s Correspondence: Covid Nurse Expresses Need to Organize

By Henry Underwood A nurse who works in a Covid-19 ward at Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin recently spoke with Tribune about high patient-to-nurse ratios, under-staffing, and the necessity to organize for better pay and working conditions. “When the pandemic first started, we begged for specialty pay or hazard pay. … They refused. They all said no,” she told Tribune. Despite a sharp increase … Continue reading Worker’s Correspondence: Covid Nurse Expresses Need to Organize

Minneapolis: Derek Chauvin to be Tried Separately for the Murder of George Floyd

By Nélida Tello Judge Peter Cahill ruled on Tuesday to separate the trial of Derek Chauvin, known for killing George Floyd last May after kneeling on his neck for over eight minutes, from the three former Minneapolis police officers who aided him. Cahill decided to split up the trial after receiving an email from Hennepin County Chief Judge Toddrick Barnette, who expressed concern, arguing that … Continue reading Minneapolis: Derek Chauvin to be Tried Separately for the Murder of George Floyd

On the Revisionist Response to the January 6 Riots and the Weeks to Come

By the Editorial Board Look how revisionism quickly jumps to the heels of its imperialist masters, and yips like the little dog it is! Just like the majority of the imperialist ruling class, revisionism has pronounced the word “coup,” and to this they have added the word “fascist.” The particular focus of the revisionists is centered on the question of fascism, and this is a … Continue reading On the Revisionist Response to the January 6 Riots and the Weeks to Come