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
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
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
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!
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
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
By the Editorial Board What is People’s Justice? It is not the type of ‘justice’ provided by the capitalist system, but the type the people take into their own hands. The people of the Twin Cities have shown how this is done. On their own, the government would not have been inclined to arrest the killer cop. It was the people, their just anger and … Continue reading The People of the Twin Cities have Stood Up
By the Editorial Board May 17 marked the 40th anniversary of the Initiation of Armed Struggle (ILA) in Peru, a People’s War that continues to this day led by the Communist Party of Peru (PCP). Forty years ago, the loyal servants of US imperialism in Peru announced the resumption of elections and in response, the PCP bombed polling stations and burned ballots. In particular, the … Continue reading Long Live the Peoples War in Peru on its 40th Anniversary
Editorial We live in a dying system. The coronavirus pandemic continues under the gross mismanagement of an imperialist ruling class. The richest country in the world was able to cut a $1200 check to dole out – a quick cash injection, not even enough to cover rent in most major cities. Disregarding the fleeting and inadequate subsidy, the scenes in front of us should dispel … Continue reading Hunger Lines, Trash Bag Scrubs, Cardboard Coffins: Imperialism’s Incompetence Demands Resistance
Editorial It is easy enough to declare oneself a Communist. It is also quite understandable to do so as a political statement in response to the increasing disparity and hardship faced by working people. Such declarations, however, do not on their own make a person a Communist. Instead of talking about what a Communist is, we put forward the question, where are the Communists? The … Continue reading Where Are the Communists?