This year’s International Workers’ Day march in Austin raised the red flag with a combative march in the streets of downtown, resisting police repression, taking nine arrests, and enduring through heavy storm conditions. Read our full coverage of the International Workers’ Day march in Austin here – Austin: Revolutionaries Celebrate May Day with Combative March, Clash with Police Read our worldwide coverage of May Day … Continue reading Video: 2021 International Workers’ Day March in Austin
Turkey In addition to signing to Joint International May Day Declaration, the International Committee of the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) released their own May Day statement in which they proclaim: “During a period in which internal contradictions and conflicts have deepened, the economic and political crises have become perpetual, which is the result of capitalism. The ruling classes all over the world struggle with … Continue reading International Workers’ Day Around the World
By the Editorial Board With militant determination against violent police repression, through thunder and rain, revolutionaries and community members marched combatively through the streets of downtown Austin in celebration of International Workers’ Day on May 1, honoring the struggle of the international proletariat on the most important holiday of our class. Although nine marchers were arrested, eight of them after a melee broke out with … Continue reading Austin: Revolutionaries Celebrate May Day with Combative March, Clash with Police
Tribune of the People is proud the share the Joint International Declaration for May Day 2021, originally published on Communist International, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Internet Review. This May Day we address the international proletariat and the suppresed peoples and nations of the world reaffirming our solemn pledge to sweep away imperialism, revisionism and reaction off the face of the earth, with democratic, socialist and cultural revolutions, establishing … Continue reading Joint International Mayday Declaration: The Catastrophic World Situation Demands Proletarian Revolution! Unite Under the Red Banner of Maoism!
By the Editorial Board The past year has proven the total decrepitude of the capitalist system in the US and the imperialist system which plunders the world. More than ever before, we see the revolutionary situation in the world today, where the old is dying and the new is fighting to be born. In these gathering storms, we raise the red flag on May First, … Continue reading A Combative Celebration of the Workers of the World – International Workers’ Day
By the Editorial Board International Workers’ Day, also known as May Day, was borne out of the fight waged between the exploited working class and the exploiting factory-owning class. Workers of the world organized against the long grueling hours enforced by capitalist exploitation, demanding an 8-hour workday. International Workers Day, observed on May 1, commemorates the conquest of the 8-hour workday around the world seized … Continue reading 131 Years of May Day
Brazil For more than 10 days, peasants have been facing off with reactionary forces who attempt to carry out a massacre in Camp Manoel Ribeiro. The revolutionary peasant newspaper Resistencia Camponesa recorded footage of peasants expelling the Military Police, Tactical Force, and Mobile Tactical Patrol from their camp as they chanted: “Even if the thing thickens, this land is ours! Now, now! All Santa Elina, we will … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 9-15
This is an unofficial translation of the statement, Viva o 1º de maio classista e combativo! written by the Workers League (Liga Operária) of Brazil. By Liga Operária More than at any time in our recent history, it is time to warmly greet the day of all the workers in the world. Long live the class-conscious and combative May 1st of 2020! We salute the … Continue reading Workers League (Brazil): Long Live a Class-Conscious and Combative 1st of May!
By Ed Dalton On International Workers Day, Austin Police Department (APD) arrested 22 activists and tenants involved with an automobile slow down on Interstate Highway 35, the protest was organized by the progressive organization Rent Strike ATX. A group of 30 cars drove onto 135 at a speed of 5 miles per hour, the vehicles were decorated with signs supporting the citywide rent strike. While … Continue reading Austin: 22 Arrested in Rent Strike Protest
By the Editorial Board Communists, revolutionaries, and activists took to the streets of downtown Austin this May 1st to carry out the annual combative red International Workers Day march for the 6th consecutive year. This year’s demonstration was of special importance due to the economic crisis and subsequent health crisis that has gripped the world. The militants convened around 5pm at Republic Square Park; the … Continue reading Austin: Combative May Day March Takes Place Despite Fascist Harassment and State Repression