The People Can Weather Hurricanes, the Capitalists Turn Them into Disasters

By the Editorial Board Hurricane Ida smashed into the coast of Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 150 mph on August 29. The path of destruction and misery in Ida’s wake lay solely at the feet of the capitalist ruling class, which is unable and unwilling to build the infrastructure and emergency response network to deal with the storms that will … Continue reading The People Can Weather Hurricanes, the Capitalists Turn Them into Disasters

Afghan People Expel Imperialist Forces After 20 Years of Occupation

Photo: Screenshot of video of Afghans at Kabul airport as a US military plane takes off (Source: unknown twitter user) By the Editorial Board The imperialist forces led by the US have lost the war in Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of occupation as the Taliban swiftly finalized their takeover of the country on Monday. The Afghan people defeated the US and their North Atlantic … Continue reading Afghan People Expel Imperialist Forces After 20 Years of Occupation

Biden Infrastructure Bill Increases Imperialist State Intervention in Economy

By the Editorial Board Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill was passed through the US Senate this past week, setting the stage for Democratic Party-controlled Congress to advance the second part of Biden’s massive spending plan, which adds another $3.5 trillion to the government’s spending on transportation, energy, social programs and more. Biden has promoted his plan with pandering appeals to the working class, and while … Continue reading Biden Infrastructure Bill Increases Imperialist State Intervention in Economy

As Politicians Scramble, Renters Should Organize, Fight Back against Looming Evictions

By the Editorial Board On Tuesday, imperialist president Joe Biden rushed to issue a partial moratorium on evictions that fails to protect renters facing potential eviction due to the impact of the current economic crisis as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. The new ban came after a previous moratorium in place since last September ended on July 31, with politicians pointing fingers at each other … Continue reading As Politicians Scramble, Renters Should Organize, Fight Back against Looming Evictions

One Year Later, Garrett Foster Lives Forever in the Struggle

By the Editorial Board One year ago on July 25, 2020, Garrett Foster, a servant of the people and defender of Black lives, was murdered in the streets of Austin for standing up to a reactionary during a protest in the wake of the May Uprisings, defending the people and the movement that he believed in. His absence is an immense loss, but what cannot … Continue reading One Year Later, Garrett Foster Lives Forever in the Struggle

On Biden’s ‘Countering Domestic Terrorism’ Study

By the Editorial Board Joe Biden’s National Security Council released the “National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism” on June 15, which is the US imperialist State’s updated strategy to address what it determines to be violent domestic extremism. The study denounces acts of reactionary violence against Black people, other oppressed groups, and progressive movements in an attempt to present the imperialist State as the noble … Continue reading On Biden’s ‘Countering Domestic Terrorism’ Study

Austin: US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry Indicted for Murder of Garrett Foster

By the Editorial Board On July 1, active-duty US Army sergeant Daniel Perry was indicted by a grand jury for charges of murder, deadly conduct, and aggravated assault for his murder of antiracist activist Garrett Foster. A Travis County judge placed the charges following a year of protests and actions demanding Perry’s conviction after he killed Foster during a protest for Black lives on July … Continue reading Austin: US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry Indicted for Murder of Garrett Foster

Day of Heroism—Glory to the Fallen Heroes, Long Live the Revolution!

By the Editorial Board Marked every June 19, the Day of Heroism celebrates the resistance of revolutionary prisoners in Peru who fought back against the genocidal plans of the Old Peruvian State to eradicate them in the Lurigancho, El Fronton, and Callao prisons. Their resistance and sacrifices are not only an inspiration to the people of Peru, but a heroic example to revolutionaries all across … Continue reading Day of Heroism—Glory to the Fallen Heroes, Long Live the Revolution!

Celebrate 203 Years since the Birth of Karl Marx, Founder of the Ideology of the Proletariat

By the Editorial Board Every May 5, the international proletariat celebrates the birth of the great Karl Marx, the revolutionary giant who gave our class its consciousness and founded the ideology of the proletariat through his life’s work, which was formulated inseparably from class struggle, struggle which Marx participated in himself. Marx saw his main mission, in his own words, as “leaving the working class … Continue reading Celebrate 203 Years since the Birth of Karl Marx, Founder of the Ideology of the Proletariat

A Combative Celebration of the Workers of the World – International Workers’ Day

By the Editorial Board The past year has proven the total decrepitude of the capitalist system in the US and the imperialist system which plunders the world. More than ever before, we see the revolutionary situation in the world today, where the old is dying and the new is fighting to be born. In these gathering storms, we raise the red flag on May First, … Continue reading A Combative Celebration of the Workers of the World – International Workers’ Day