What is a Provocateur?

By the Editorial Board Tribune of the People has been disparaged recently in an article issued by “People’s Voice News” (PVN). After the Editorial Board at Tribune politely requested a retraction of the libelous article, or the removal of our name, and received no response, PVN made a revision to reflect that the article is an opinion of one of their writers, “Comrade Toussaint,” but … Continue reading What is a Provocateur?

Turkey: Yeni Demokrasi Editor-in-Chief Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

By Nélida Tello Tupa Apaydin, editor-in-chief of Yeni Demokrasi (New Democracy), was sentenced to 30 months in prison on December 9. Apaydin was targeted by the reactionary Turkish state for publishing articles in support of the armed struggle waged by the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML), the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), and the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHP-C). The old Turkish state opened an investigation … Continue reading Turkey: Yeni Demokrasi Editor-in-Chief Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

Opinion: Protest Paparazzi Have No Place Among the People

Editor’s Note: This opinion piece is a follow-up to the “The False Objectivity of Hiram Garcia“ By David Martinez “Protesters particularly don’t like kindness towards police officers.” This is how Hiram Garcia, an independent livestreamer based in Austin, Texas, explained to his audience why he was getting such a chilly reception at a protest for Black lives on Sunday, September 20. Throughout the day, Hiram … Continue reading Opinion: Protest Paparazzi Have No Place Among the People

Opinion: The False Objectivity of Livestreamer Hiram Garcia

By Antonio Castro Within the current protest movement, the myth of ‘unbiased journalism’ has spawned one of its most ludicrous and dangerous adherents in Hiram Gilberto Garcia, a self-promoting livestreamer based in Austin, Texas. Hiram has been a fixture at many protests since the start of the uprisings, embedding himself in the crowd and falsely claiming he is as an ‘objective’ journalist. In truth he … Continue reading Opinion: The False Objectivity of Livestreamer Hiram Garcia