Opinion: Imperialism Is the Problem, Mass Shootings Are a Symptom

By Jakob Stein On Monday, 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa opened fire in a Boulder, Colorado supermarket, ultimately killing ten people before being wounded in the leg and giving himself up to police. In the wake of yet another mass shooting, the debate around gun control has once again reared its head as Democrats vie for political clout; however, the competing issues of ‘gun control’ … Continue reading Opinion: Imperialism Is the Problem, Mass Shootings Are a Symptom

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

Denver: Increased State Repression Targets 6 Activists with Extreme Charges

By the Editorial Board Yesterday September 17, the reactionary state targeted leaders of the movement for Black lives in Denver, Colorado. Among those targeted for arrest were four leading activists with the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL). The charges include the typical array of riot-related offenses and the extreme charge of first-degree kidnapping for allegedly “trapping” police in their own precinct during a July … Continue reading Denver: Increased State Repression Targets 6 Activists with Extreme Charges