Tejas: Obreros del Grupo Prysmian en Scottsville se declaran en huelga

Por Brian Martel Un año después de que comenzaran las negociaciones del contrato, los obreros de la planta del Grupo Prysmian en Scottsville, Tejas, se declararon en huelga. Las demandas de los obreros en huelga incluyen: salarios justos, beneficios, y una compensación adecuada por el trabajo realizado durante el curso de la pandemia Covid-19. El Grupo Prysmian es una corporación multinacional con sede en Italia … Continue reading Tejas: Obreros del Grupo Prysmian en Scottsville se declaran en huelga

Texas: Cuenta de muertes de tormenta invernal a 200, casi doble la estimación del estado

Foto de portada: una casa quemada en el este de Austin donde tres personas perdieron la vida tratando de mantenerse calientes durante la tormenta de invierno de febrero Por Brian Martel El desastre invernal provocado por los capitalistas mataron a más de 194 personas en Texas, casi el doble de la estimación del gobierno del estado del número de muertes oficiales, según una investigación nueva por el … Continue reading Texas: Cuenta de muertes de tormenta invernal a 200, casi doble la estimación del estado

Texas: Prysmian Group Workers in Scottsville Go On Strike

By Max Sommer A year after contract negotiations began, workers at the Prysmian Group plant in Scottsville, Texas have gone on strike. The demands of the striking workers include fair wages, benefits, and adequate compensation for work done over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Prysmian Group is a multinational corporation headquartered in Italy with 106 plants worldwide, 23 of which are located in … Continue reading Texas: Prysmian Group Workers in Scottsville Go On Strike

Austin: Family and Activists Rebuild Alex Jr.’s Memorial, Repel Reactionary

By Brian Martel On Monday April 5, activists rebuilt Alexander Gonzales Jr.’s memorial after it was completely removed by an unknown person last month. Towards the end of the event, activists were attacked by a violent antagonist, who they repelled after he assaulted attendees. Shortly after Alex Jr. was killed by Austin Police Department, a memorial was created at the site of his murder and … Continue reading Austin: Family and Activists Rebuild Alex Jr.’s Memorial, Repel Reactionary

Workers’ Correspondents: FedEx Package Handlers Face Daily Injury

By Serran Soledad In the City of Industry, an almost entirely industrial town in east Los Angeles County, the FedEx Ground Hub is putting package handlers through work conditions that leave them injured on a near-daily basis. Workers sometimes finish the day with bloody hands, others have fallen into the belly of trailers and blown out their knee caps, and some have even have thrown … Continue reading Workers’ Correspondents: FedEx Package Handlers Face Daily Injury

Florida: Toxic Wastewater Leak Demonstrates Pitfalls of Capitalist System

By Jakob Stein Over the past week, hundreds of residents in Manatee County, Florida, just outside of Tampa, were evacuated from their homes as a state of emergency was declared due to a leak in a toxic wastewater reservoir that was on the verge of collapsing. The rush to evacuate residents and drain the reservoir before it caused a complete catastrophe is a perfect display … Continue reading Florida: Toxic Wastewater Leak Demonstrates Pitfalls of Capitalist System

India: PLGA Combatants Ambush Reactionary State Forces, Kill 22

By Nélida Tello On April 4, the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) executed a counter-action against an Indian reactionary operation carried out by more than 1,000 officers. The counter-attack resulted in 22 reactionary officers killed. Between 1,500 and 2,000 reactionary police from the District Reserve Guard (DRG), the Cobra Forces, the Special Task Forces (STF), and the … Continue reading India: PLGA Combatants Ambush Reactionary State Forces, Kill 22

Texas: Winter Storm Death Count at 200, Nearly Double State’s Estimate

Cover Photo: A burnt house in East Austin where three people lost their lives trying to keep warm during the February winter storm By Brian Martel The capitalist-caused winter disaster killed over 194 people in Texas, nearly double the state government’s official death count estimate, according to a new investigation by the ruling-class newspaper, the Houston Chronicle. The capitalist state’s role in causing the disaster … Continue reading Texas: Winter Storm Death Count at 200, Nearly Double State’s Estimate

Kansas City: Homeless Camps Face Repression, Homeless Union Force Concessions from City

By Nélida Tello Kansas City Homeless Union (KCHU) leadership and city officials came to tentative agreements after a two-month homeless occupation outside of city hall and community mobilizations to defend the encampment. Despite the negotiation between the two parties, homeless camps in other parts of the city continue to face police repression. City officials attempted to evict the city hall camp twice before meeting with … Continue reading Kansas City: Homeless Camps Face Repression, Homeless Union Force Concessions from City

Workers’ Voice: ‘The Police Officers Use A Lot of Unnecessary Use of Force’

The Austin Tribune Support Committee was in the area of the Verde Apartments when a young Latino man was arrested at gunpoint by Austin police. As nearby residents came out to observe the situation and monitor the police, Tribune spoke with residents at the complex about their experiences with police who have targeted working class Latinos. The tenants talked about police assuming they are criminals, … Continue reading Workers’ Voice: ‘The Police Officers Use A Lot of Unnecessary Use of Force’