On the Reactionary Tactics and the Protest Movement for Black Lives

By the Editorial Board Cars as Weapons against Crowds The formal tombstone for the alt-right movement was engraved when neo-Nazi James Alex Fields plowed his car into a demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia. The almost universally-reviled Fields was subsequently convicted and given multiple life sentences. Even many on the far right denounced him, or so it would seem. In reality, Fields was a pioneer for reactionaries. … Continue reading On the Reactionary Tactics and the Protest Movement for Black Lives

Trump’s Fascistic Use of Federal Agents Provokes Resistance

By the Editorial Board Contempt is the only appropriate word to summarize the feeling of the people with regard to the increased federal repression against protesters in Portland and other cities across the US. Ultra-reactionary President Donald Trump is making good on his fascist speech delivered last month at Mount Rushmore, deploying federal agents under his executive order which authorized the Department of Homeland Security … Continue reading Trump’s Fascistic Use of Federal Agents Provokes Resistance

Profiling and Repression of Suspected Maoists in Central Texas

Examining the documents of the state By the Editorial Board Tribune of the People received a series of unclassified documents reportedly from the ‘BlueLeaks’ data dump released in June 2020. The documents in question originate with the FBI, Austin Police Department, Department of Homeland Security, and the Austin Regional Intelligence Center. The following is derived from these reports. It is by no means a complete … Continue reading Profiling and Repression of Suspected Maoists in Central Texas

Three Points on the People’s Struggles

By the Editorial Board Point 1: Expect Resistance, Not Dialogue, from Those Who Can’t Breathe Black people have been yelling to the world, “I can’t breathe,” a popular slogan in the years since the murder of Eric Garner, amplified by the final words of George Floyd. But Black people have been saying this for over four hundred years, both figuratively and in many cases literally … Continue reading Three Points on the People’s Struggles

Trump Gestures to Fascism as US Imperialism Faces Deepening Crisis

By the Editorial Board On July 3, Donald Trump gave a speech with heavy fascist overtones at Mount Rushmore to commemorate US ‘Independence Day.’ As the crisis of US imperialism continues to deepen and the number of COVID-19 cases in the country tops three million, Trump’s address represented the further reactionization of the state through the executive branch. The speech sought to rile up his … Continue reading Trump Gestures to Fascism as US Imperialism Faces Deepening Crisis

Life and Death of CHAZ/CHOP 

By the Editorial Board The ongoing protest that made international headlines, referred to either as the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ), or Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP), was officially cleared of its last holdouts by Seattle police in the early morning hours of July 1. The dismantling of the protest marks the end of a short anarchist influenced experiment that provides clear lessons on the … Continue reading Life and Death of CHAZ/CHOP 

Self-Criticism and Denunciation of Politically Illiterate Day of Heroism Action

By the Editorial Board In today’s edition (June 19, 2020) of Tribune of the People’s Week in Struggle, a photo of graffiti for the Day of Heroism, painted on a monument was posted without explanation. This prompted some of the Editorial Board to inquire further into the action. This revealed that the monument which was defaced was dedicated to US soldiers who died in WWII, … Continue reading Self-Criticism and Denunciation of Politically Illiterate Day of Heroism Action

Glory to the Day of Heroism!

By the Editorial Board June 19 marks the Day of Heroism for revolutionaries all over the world; a day where resistance to state repression and genocide are observed in the example of the prisoners of war in Peru, who bravely fought to the death against the state’s genocidal plan in several prison uprisings. The Peruvian state finalized its plans for the genocide of the prisoners … Continue reading Glory to the Day of Heroism!

The People’s Conquests and the Capitalist State

By the Editorial Board The mass uprisings which have rocked the US have begun snatching conquests from the ruling class. These come mainly by way of reforms to the existing, oppressive and inhuman system. The banning of ‘less lethal’ rounds used on demonstrators and increased discussion among the ruling class to discontinue the use of tear gas as well as chokehold restraints are a few … Continue reading The People’s Conquests and the Capitalist State

Rubber Bullets and Liberal Lies: Two Counterinsurgency Tactics in the George Floyd Uprisings

By the Editorial Board In one week the police murder of George Floyd has exploded into a mass rebellion across the US. The protesters who have taken to the streets in Floyd’s name have been subjected to an all-out violent assault by the state for days on end; the police have arrested, injured, and even killed as they’ve scrambled to repress this latest mass uprising. … Continue reading Rubber Bullets and Liberal Lies: Two Counterinsurgency Tactics in the George Floyd Uprisings