Week in Struggle: May 28-June 3

Brazil During the massive protests across Brazil on May 29, demonstrators showed their support for the League of Poor Peasants ( LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres), who have been fighting to keep their land under threat of massacre by the government. A banner signed by the Revolutionary Popular Student Movement (MEPR, Movimento Estudantil Popular Revolucionário) in Rio de Janeiro read, “Immediate freedom for the four … Continue reading Week in Struggle: May 28-June 3

Austin: Alex Gonzales Jr.’s Widow Confirms Details of His Murder by Police

Photo credit: Jenni Lee By Jakob Stein This past week, Jessica Arellano, the widow of Alex Gonzales Jr., confirmed that Gonzales did not have a gun when Austin police officers Gabriel Gutierrez and Luis Serrato murdered him in January of this year. She also confirmed that it was Gutierrez who was the aggressor against her and Gonzales as they were driving with their infant child in the … Continue reading Austin: Alex Gonzales Jr.’s Widow Confirms Details of His Murder by Police

Brazil: Protests across Country Denounce the Genocidal Military Government of Bolsonaro

By David Martinez Tens of thousands demonstrated across Brazil this past Saturday against the genocidal military government of fascist president Jair Bolsonaro. As reported by Brazilian revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND), demonstrations took place in over 200 cities and towns, with the wide participation of the Brazilian people, including workers, students, unions, and people’s organizations. Protesters raised demands for the COVID-19 vaccine, jobs, and … Continue reading Brazil: Protests across Country Denounce the Genocidal Military Government of Bolsonaro

North Carolina: Trench Collapse Kills Taylorsville Construction Worker

Photo: Shane Sharpe, via Facebook By Sarah Ahmed On Wednesday, May 19, Shane Sharpe, a 38-year-old construction worker, died while working on a project to repair a drainage pipe in Taylorsville. A Tribune investigation has determined that Sharpe was a worker with Barnes Backhoe and Grading, Inc., a fact so far unmentioned in local ruling-class news coverage of the incident. Sharpe was working on a … Continue reading North Carolina: Trench Collapse Kills Taylorsville Construction Worker

Peru: Fracaso de las elecciones reaccionarias y el papel de la LOD (MOVADEF) y de las acciones de los “señores feudales de la guerra” del VRAEM

Nota del editor: La siguiente es un artículo del Movimiento Popular Peruano publicado por Internacional Comunista, Periódico de Internet Marxista-Leninista-Maoísta.  “Destruir el capitalismo burocrático, tanto particular como estatal; confiscar todas sus propiedades, bienes y derechos económicos en beneficio del nuevo estado, igualmente que los correspondientes al imperialismo”. (I Congreso del PCP, Programa General de la Revolución Democrática) La facción de la burguesía burocrática en la segunda … Continue reading Peru: Fracaso de las elecciones reaccionarias y el papel de la LOD (MOVADEF) y de las acciones de los “señores feudales de la guerra” del VRAEM

28 de mayo: Se cumple un mes del Gran Paro Nacional

Nota del editor: Tribune comparte el siguiente video publicado por el periódico revolucionario colombiano – El Comunero Prensa, quien recopiló imágenes de las protestas del 28 de mayo, que marcó un mes desde el inicio de los levantamientos masivos que tienen lugar en el país. El pasado viernes 28 de mayo se cumplió el primer mes del Gran Paro Nacional, que realmente ha sido un … Continue reading 28 de mayo: Se cumple un mes del Gran Paro Nacional

Austin: Day of Action to Drop the Charges from May Uprisings

By Brian Martel As part of a national day of action on Wednesday, activists with the Drop the Charges Coalition rallied on the steps of the Austin federal courthouse to demand that all remaining charges against the protesters from the May Uprisings be dropped, in particular the remaining 350 protesters still facing federal charges. The day of action came one day after the anniversary of … Continue reading Austin: Day of Action to Drop the Charges from May Uprisings

Video: Interview with Striking JuiceLand Worker

Tribune of the People is pleased to share an exclusive interview with a striking JuiceLand worker in Austin who speaks on the current situation in the ongoing strike. As the company tries to paint the strike as over and minimize the workers’ demands, the workers have continued to strike as JuiceLand has failed to adequately address their concerns over wages and safety, as well as … Continue reading Video: Interview with Striking JuiceLand Worker

Peru: Failure of the Reactionary Elections, the Role of the ROL (MOVADEF), and the Actions of the ‘Feudal Warlords’ of VRAEM!

Editor’s note: The following is a translation of “FRACASO DE LAS ELECCIONES REACCIONARIAS Y EL PAPEL DE LA LOD (MOVADEF) Y DE LAS ACCIONES DE LOS ‘SEÑORES FEUDALES DE LA GUERRA’ DEL VRAEM” from the Peru People’s Movement, published by Communist International, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Internet Review. “Destroy bureaucratic capitalism, both private and state; confiscate all its properties, goods and economic rights for the benefit of the … Continue reading Peru: Failure of the Reactionary Elections, the Role of the ROL (MOVADEF), and the Actions of the ‘Feudal Warlords’ of VRAEM!

Colombia: May 28 – Marking One Month of the Great National Strike (Video)

Editor’s Note: Tribune shares the following video published by the Colombian revolutionary newspaper – El Comunero Prensa, who have compiled footage from protests on May 28, which marked one month since the start of the massive uprisings taking place in the country. We have provided an unofficial English translation of the transcript of the video’s narration below. By El Comunero The past May 28 marked … Continue reading Colombia: May 28 – Marking One Month of the Great National Strike (Video)