Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

By Jakob Stein On June 28 the fascist media outlet Infowars, led by its owner and lead radio host Alex Jones, hosted an anti-mask rally at the Texas Capitol in Austin. The event drew approximately 150 American flag-waving, MAGA hat-wearing reactionaries who chanted the slogan “We can’t breathe,” in a racist mockery of the words which have been a rallying cry for the movement for … Continue reading Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

Oakland: Dockworkers Shut Down Major Port, Thousands March for Juneteenth

By Felipe Vera, with contributions from David Martinez On June 19, thousands of dockworkers and protesters halted the movement of cargo from the port of Oakland, in commemoration of Juneteenth and in protest against police violence. The shutdown came in the wake of the recent uprisings following the murder of George Floyd, and was led by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in Oakland … Continue reading Oakland: Dockworkers Shut Down Major Port, Thousands March for Juneteenth

Albuquerque: Reactionary Shoots Protester in Defense of Conquistador Statue

By Sandra Harris On June 15, a member of a right-wing militia shot a protester in Albuquerque, New Mexico during a vigil and protest at a sculpture of Juan de Oñate, the Spanish conquistador who established the colony of New Mexico over 400 years ago. Oñate led the massacre of almost 1,000 Acoma Pueblo Indians and cut one foot off of each of the surviving … Continue reading Albuquerque: Reactionary Shoots Protester in Defense of Conquistador Statue

Racist Police Keep Killing Despite Protests

PHOTO: The Wendy’s in Atlanta where Rayshard Brooks was shot, on fire after protests By Mike Talavera The police murder of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, Georgia on June 12 shot a hole through any hope that US police would stop killing people in response to the George Floyd protests. The incineration of the Wendy’s restaurant where Brooks was murdered the following night and the crowd … Continue reading Racist Police Keep Killing Despite Protests

Los Angeles: Activists Protest Rampart Division Police Station

By Felipe Vera On Saturday, Serve the People-Los Angeles led a protest against LAPD’s Rampart Division, notorious for corruption scandals and use of lethal force, in solidarity with the uprisings ignited by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Activists began the march at MacArthur park, agitating on the street corner and inviting the community to join them. They carried signs with the names and … Continue reading Los Angeles: Activists Protest Rampart Division Police Station

Palestine: Thousands March in Opposition to West Bank Annexation

By Nélida Tello Last weekend, thousands of Palestinian Arabs as well as Jews marched in occupied Jaffa (referred to as Tel Aviv by the Israeli government) in opposition to Trump’s “Deal of the Century,” announced earlier this year. Trump’s plan would allow the annexation of illegal settlements and areas not yet occupied in the West Bank as well as control the Jordan Valley, encroaching on … Continue reading Palestine: Thousands March in Opposition to West Bank Annexation

Austin: Protests Against Police Continue to Apply Pressure

By Kyle Rosse In their second week, the Austin protests in solidarity with the people of Minneapolis against the police murder of George Floyd have continued to surround APD headquarters and repeatedly disrupt traffic downtown and on I-35, the highway that connects Austin to Minneapolis which runs like a scar through the cities. Police have been forced to fortify their position due to the constant … Continue reading Austin: Protests Against Police Continue to Apply Pressure

Opinion: A Literary Contribution for the Struggle

Tribune of the People received the following opinion piece from a supporter. While it is different from our usual articles and contains language the Editorial Board does not normally use, we share an unedited version for many of our new readers drawn into the recent struggles. Nothing about this system is reformable. The old society is lost. Time for a new one. This statement may … Continue reading Opinion: A Literary Contribution for the Struggle

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

Confederate Memorials, Colonialist and Slaver Statues Torn Down and Defaced Across US and Europe

PHOTO: A memorial to Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, prior to, and after protests. By Sandra Harris In the ongoing wave of rebellion against racist police violence, the masses have also taken action against monuments to imperialist figureheads, confederate war heroes, and other racist politicians across the United States and Europe. In the past several weeks, the people have toppled and vandalized … Continue reading Confederate Memorials, Colonialist and Slaver Statues Torn Down and Defaced Across US and Europe