To Celebrate Biden’s Victory is Incompatible with Anti-Imperialism: An Open Letter to the Communist Party of the Philippines

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

Week in Struggle: November 6-12

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

Tech Execs, Defense Industry, Intelligence Officials Form Core of Biden’s Transition Team

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

Repression and Resistance: Week in Protest, November 6-12

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

‘Tumultuous’ Transition of Presidential Power Another Act in Electoral Farce Theater

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

Los Angeles: Police Arrest 40 Protesters, Press, Legal Observers, Bystanders

By Felipe Vera As the election concluded on the night of November 3, in response to night protests that went from Downtown to South Central, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) indiscriminately arrested over 40 people, including nearly a dozen legal observers from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), journalists, and other bystanders standing on the sidewalk, waiting for the metro. Some of the protesters came … Continue reading Los Angeles: Police Arrest 40 Protesters, Press, Legal Observers, Bystanders

Joe Biden, US Imperialism’s New Chief of Staff

Cover photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images By the Editorial Board The electoral farce of 2020 is over, concluding with the election of Joe Biden as the next president and chief of staff for US imperialism. Biden has spent a lifetime in service to US imperialism, even before becoming the vice president to Barack Obama, a president who bombed more countries and deported twice as many people … Continue reading Joe Biden, US Imperialism’s New Chief of Staff

Election Boycott Concludes by Making National Headlines

By Ed Dalton As the 2020 elections close, so too does the nationwide election boycott raised by revolutionaries. The Election Boycott Campaign can only be considered a success as it made national headlines throughout major monopoly media outlets this week, including the New York Times, CNN, USA Today, Daily Mail, and others. Actions in Pittsburgh, Kansas City, and Houston raised the profile of the campaign … Continue reading Election Boycott Concludes by Making National Headlines

Pittsburgh: Protesters Abandon March Promoting Electoral Farce, 3 Arrested

By Peter Cherry On late Wednesday afternoon, as election results remain unresolved in the state of Pennsylvania, there was a rally and march against President Trump at the County Courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh demanding to “count every vote”, which culminated in a break off march which condemned the electoral farce and both candidates as two parts of the same ruling class. The protest was initially … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Protesters Abandon March Promoting Electoral Farce, 3 Arrested

Austin: Día de Muertos for Black Lives

By Nélida Tello On November 1 in Dove Springs District Park, a group of Chicanos and Latinos in Austin hosted a Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) event, honoring the lives of Breonna Taylor, Mike Ramos and the hundreds of Black people killed by the police in the US. Event organizers say they wanted to emphasize unity across different peoples and cultures against oppression, … Continue reading Austin: Día de Muertos for Black Lives