Austin: ‘Reconstitute the Communist Party’ Graffiti at Democratic Party Offices

Photo Source: @angrysong on twitter By David Martinez On Wednesday morning, it was reported that the offices of the Travis County Democratic Party (TCDP) based in Austin, Texas were painted with graffiti reading “The working class can have only 1 Party” and “Reconstitute the Communist Party”, and the front door window broken in multiple spots. Bourgeois news said the Democratic Party reported the incident to … Continue reading Austin: ‘Reconstitute the Communist Party’ Graffiti at Democratic Party Offices

Editorial Board Statement Opposing the Vandalism of Austin’s Central Library

By the Editorial Board Tribune of the People supports the election boycott campaign initiated by Communists and revolutionaries in the United States, we have done so with our reporting, by publishing and circulating images we have captured or received, as well as with editorials and coverage of the campaign. We have received emails expressing concern about an action taken in the city of Austin, in … Continue reading Editorial Board Statement Opposing the Vandalism of Austin’s Central Library

New Online Art Store for Austin’s Targeted Three

By Dmitri Sans The Tribune of the People Support Committee in Austin, which hosted an art show last month to raise money for the Targeted Three, has now set up an online store to sell the remaining donated art pieces to continue to fundraise for these persecuted community activists. The artwork for sale includes original paintings, illustrations, photography, and more. The Targeted Three were the … Continue reading New Online Art Store for Austin’s Targeted Three

Austin: Police Ordered Thousands of ‘Less Lethal’ Rounds Day After Pledging Never to Use Them Again

Cover photo by Jay Janner By Mike Talavera Published in a bourgeois news report this week, documents obtained from June show that the city closed on a $42,000 contract with supplier Combined Tactical Systems a day after Austin Police Chief Brian Manley pledged before City Council that his department would never use so-called “less lethal” rounds on protesters again. The order included thousands of rounds … Continue reading Austin: Police Ordered Thousands of ‘Less Lethal’ Rounds Day After Pledging Never to Use Them Again

Austin: Mike Ramos Brigade Enters Indefinite Hiatus pending Reorganization

By Ed Dalton Tribune of the People sat down with members and supporters of the Mike Ramos Brigade to discuss its brief history and its indefinite hiatus pending reorganization. On the night Mike Ramos, an unarmed Black-Latino man was gunned down in the East Riverside neighborhood of Southeast Austin, community activists were quick to respond. Within an hour of the shooting, the first protest started … Continue reading Austin: Mike Ramos Brigade Enters Indefinite Hiatus pending Reorganization

Austin: Community Commemorates Anniversary of Police Murder of Mike Ramos, Livestreamer Assaults Attendees

By Dmitri Sans Last Saturday, a small crowd gathered at the end of Pleasant Valley Rd. in southeast Austin, near where Austin police had ambushed and murdered Mike Ramos just six months prior. A large banner was posted on the stone wall near the street to honor Mike Ramos and Garrett Foster, the fighter for Black lives who was killed in July by US Army … Continue reading Austin: Community Commemorates Anniversary of Police Murder of Mike Ramos, Livestreamer Assaults Attendees

Austin: Community Gathers to Celebrate and Support Political Arrestees

By David Martinez Austin community members gathered on Sunday afternoon for a social event to celebrate and support local arrestees from the summer of uprisings and protests against police brutality. The event was held by the Drop the Charges coalition, and in attendance were protesters facing a myriad of charges, joined by their family, friends, and other supporters. With Autumn and Halloween themed decorations displayed … Continue reading Austin: Community Gathers to Celebrate and Support Political Arrestees

Opinion: Austin DA Candidate Jose Garza, Enemy of the People

By Ed Dalton Most Austin residents believe they are about to elect their first social democrat, Jose Garza, to Travis County District Attorney. Since Garza handily defeated incumbent Margaret Moore by 68 percent in the primary runoff elections, securing his place as the Democratic Party’s nominee, he only has to defeat Republican candidate Martin Harry. The reformists could not be happier, but what does this … Continue reading Opinion: Austin DA Candidate Jose Garza, Enemy of the People

Austin: Tribune Support Committee Hosts Art Show for Targeted Three

By Dmitri Sans Last weekend, the Tribune of the People Support Committee in Austin hosted its first art show as a fundraiser for the legal fees of the Targeted Three. A total of 30 artists donated their works to sell for the event, and over $3500 was received in donations. Tribune print issues were handed out in English and Spanish and Defend the Targeted 3 … Continue reading Austin: Tribune Support Committee Hosts Art Show for Targeted Three

Austin: Support Committee Commemorates Ayotzinapa with Day of the Dead Ofrenda

By Nélida Tello On Sunday, October 10, the Tribune of the People Support Committee in Austin held a cultural event commemorating the sixth anniversary of the disappearance of the 43 Ayotzinapa normalistas (students training to be teachers) and other instances of reactionary violence of the Mexican state against the people. An ofrenda (memorial altar) was set up at the pulga (flea market) in the Montopolis … Continue reading Austin: Support Committee Commemorates Ayotzinapa with Day of the Dead Ofrenda