Canada: Discovery of Mass Graves of Indigenous Children Sparks Combative Protests, Toppling of Colonial Monuments

Photo: Statue of Egerton Ryerson, architect of the genocidal residential school system for indigenous children in Canada, toppled in Toronto. (Credit CityNews) By Serran Soledad For weeks, large combative protests have broken out in Canada against the oppression of indigenous people in response to the discoveries of several mass graves of indigenous children over the past couple months at residential schools. These protests have targeted … Continue reading Canada: Discovery of Mass Graves of Indigenous Children Sparks Combative Protests, Toppling of Colonial Monuments

Santa Barbara: Eight Activists Arrested Protesting Land Development

By Serran Soledad On Thursday morning, eight protesters were arrested for a sit-in at the San Marcos Foothills, a piece of land in Santa Barbara, CA once inhabited by the native Chumash tribe. The action was held as a protest of luxury homes set for development on the land by the Chadmar Group, a Santa Monica-based multi-million dollar real estate agency.  The action was initially … Continue reading Santa Barbara: Eight Activists Arrested Protesting Land Development

Peru: Peasant Uprising Shakes Reactionary State

By Peter Cherry On August 18, the old Peruvian state declared a “state of emergency” in the regions of Cusco and Arequipa in response to the roadblocks, pickets, and combative demonstrations around land, conditions created by the pandemic, and imperialist mining companies that displace peasants from their land. The largest culprit among these mining companies has been the English-Swiss copper mining company Glencore. A week … Continue reading Peru: Peasant Uprising Shakes Reactionary State

Mexico: Donation Campaign for Community Cultural Center in Honor of Fallen Revolutionary

By David Martinez Revolutionaries in Mexico have initiated a donation and solidarity campaign for a community cultural center in Oaxaca bearing the name of revolutionary Luis Armando Fuentes Aquino, also known as ‘Comandante Gato,’ who was killed in a paramilitary ambush in 2019. The campaign is being carried out by Corriente del Pueblo Sol Rojo (Current of the People Red Sun) and Las Vanders Collective. … Continue reading Mexico: Donation Campaign for Community Cultural Center in Honor of Fallen Revolutionary