Editorial: Run Down of the 2020 Election Boycott

By the Editorial Board The ruling class is howling in delight, selectively citing numbers of increased voter turn out for early voting, but they are dreaming. A keen observer will notice that the places they reference with increased voter participation are the very same American cities that have seen population growth over recent years. What this growth represents is that more wealthy people are moving … Continue reading Editorial: Run Down of the 2020 Election Boycott

The Significance of Land Seizures in the Brazilian State of Rondônia

By the Editorial Board When the deepest masses rise up, the Old States tremble and panic; each step taken by this section of the masses is met with a wave of reaction to force the people as a whole to cower. However, each step taken lights a fire in the hearts of millions, and the oppressed of the world feel themselves moving forward. In the … Continue reading The Significance of Land Seizures in the Brazilian State of Rondônia

Solidarity with A Nova Democracia, The Brazilian People’s Democratic Press

By the Editorial Board On August 13, the popular democratic newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND) was subject to a reactionary act of sabotage aimed at their headquarters. Disguised as a network technician, the reactionary saboteur gained access to the building that houses AND’s headquarters, and on a different floor, cut the internet and phone cables. The Tribune of the People Support Committee and the Committee … Continue reading Solidarity with A Nova Democracia, The Brazilian People’s Democratic Press

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