Opinion: The False Objectivity of Livestreamer Hiram Garcia

By Antonio Castro Within the current protest movement, the myth of ‘unbiased journalism’ has spawned one of its most ludicrous and dangerous adherents in Hiram Gilberto Garcia, a self-promoting livestreamer based in Austin, Texas. Hiram has been a fixture at many protests since the start of the uprisings, embedding himself in the crowd and falsely claiming he is as an ‘objective’ journalist. In truth he … Continue reading Opinion: The False Objectivity of Livestreamer Hiram Garcia

Texas Department of Public Safety Witch Hunt Targets Black Youth

By Ed Dalton The May Uprisings smashed the myth of placid liberal Austin along with storefronts and the windshields of patrol vehicles. The idea of an easily policeable city went up in flames with US and Texas flags. Since the people of Austin stood up, a predictable wave of repression has followed from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) the state police. In a … Continue reading Texas Department of Public Safety Witch Hunt Targets Black Youth

Tribune Solidarity Action with the People of Lebanon

This past Sunday, the Austin Tribune of the People Support Committee carried out an agitation and solidarity action in support of the Lebanese people who are recovering from the devastating explosion in Beirut and struggling against their imperialist-backed ruling class. The SC distributed articles on the explosion and delivered a speech in front of the J.J. Pickle Federal Building in downtown Austin, which we share … Continue reading Tribune Solidarity Action with the People of Lebanon

Austin: Police Repress People’s Rights to Clear Way for Pro-Police Rally

By Mike Talavera Last weekend, police arrested 18 people who were counter-protesting a pro-police rally organized by the Wind Therapy Freedom Riders in front of Austin Police Department (APD) Headquarters. Police targeted counter-protest chant leaders and banner holders, repressing the people’s rights to show their anger against the police and their supporters, including known fascists. Police quickly began pepper spraying counter-protesters who had shown up … Continue reading Austin: Police Repress People’s Rights to Clear Way for Pro-Police Rally

Brazil: Liga Operaria (Workers League) Issues Solidarity Statement with Austin’s Targeted Three

By Ed Dalton Liga Operaria (LO), in English, Workers’ League, a revolutionary and democratic workers organization in Brazil, has issued solidarity with Austin’s Targeted Three. In their statement they affirm, “The Liga Operária is in solidarity with the three Austin prisoners and we condemn the criminalization of them, who are persecuted for participating in a fair fight in defense of Black people and the poor … Continue reading Brazil: Liga Operaria (Workers League) Issues Solidarity Statement with Austin’s Targeted Three

Austin: Protest Honors Fallen Comrade Garrett Foster by Taking Over Highway

By Mike Talavera A protest honoring Garrett Foster, organized by the Mike Ramos Brigade, marched from his memorial in downtown Austin to Interstate-35 on Saturday, shutting traffic down. The takeover of the highway was a win for the people and a loss for the police, who have made a point of defending the city’s main artery against protesters since the resurgence of the movement for … Continue reading Austin: Protest Honors Fallen Comrade Garrett Foster by Taking Over Highway

Video: Austin Police Attack Protesters One Week after Garrett Foster’s Murder

By Ed Dalton On Saturday, after Austin Police Department (APD) rattled the specter of an ‘Antifa uprising’ in response the murder of Garrett Foster, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and APD were primed for reactionary violence against the people. As protesters assembled on the intersection of 4th and Congress, at Foster’s memorial site, police unleashed a wave of brutality. Tribune of the People releases this … Continue reading Video: Austin Police Attack Protesters One Week after Garrett Foster’s Murder

Video: Eyewitness Confirms Perry Visited Garrett Foster Memorial After Shooting, Harassed Onlookers

By Mike Talavera US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry visited the Garrett Foster memorial set up at the corner of 4th and Congress the day after Perry shot and killed Garrett, according to multiple eyewitnesses. In the Tribune’s investigative report that exposed Perry as the driver who accelerated into the July 25 protest in downtown Austin and murdered Garrett, Perry’s Twitter profile picture was juxtaposed next … Continue reading Video: Eyewitness Confirms Perry Visited Garrett Foster Memorial After Shooting, Harassed Onlookers

Austin Community Honors Garrett’s Sacrifice and Whitney’s Courage

By Mike Talavera When US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry shot and killed anti-racist activist Garrett Foster last weekend, his goal was to attack the movement for Black Lives. The Austin community has instead come together this week in honor of Garrett’s sacrifice and stood alongside his fiancé Whitney, who has become a symbol of resilience in the wake of her fiancé’s death. The two had … Continue reading Austin Community Honors Garrett’s Sacrifice and Whitney’s Courage

Opinion: Imperialist Army Sergeant Daniel Scott Perry is a Predatory Enemy of the People

By Ed Dalton Murdering people in Afghanistan was not enough for Sergeant Daniel Scott Perry. His bloodlust and fascist hatred for the people compelled him to go out hunting for Black Lives Matter protesters, having been riled up into a fever by the reactionary ramblings of President Donald Trump. Hours after Tribune of the People broke the story exposing Garrett Foster’s killer, Perry’s attorney published … Continue reading Opinion: Imperialist Army Sergeant Daniel Scott Perry is a Predatory Enemy of the People