Mayfield: Survivors of Capitalist Disaster Struggle While Government and Charity Efforts Fail Them

Photo: Casey (on left) holding her two-year-old daughter, photographed in December following the tornado that destroyed her home. (Source: Tribune Official Supporter) By Michael Nolan Victims of the tornado that hit Mayfield, Kentucky this past December are still being left to fend for themselves in another total failure of the capitalist ruling class to prepare for and respond to extreme weather. Opportunist politicians from the … Continue reading Mayfield: Survivors of Capitalist Disaster Struggle While Government and Charity Efforts Fail Them

Tornadoes Hit Five States, Over 80 Dead in Latest Capitalist Disaster

By Sarah Ahmed and Lukas Alder Last Friday and early Saturday, multiple tornadoes tore through Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, and Illinois, killing at least 80 people. One tornado stayed on the ground for more than 200 miles through Kentucky, where a majority of the people were killed. The tornadoes emerged from a supercell storm that formed in Northeast Arkansas. Passing through multiple states, this storm … Continue reading Tornadoes Hit Five States, Over 80 Dead in Latest Capitalist Disaster

Louisville: 87 Charged with Felonies for Sit-In at Attorney General’s Home

By David Martinez On July 14, about 100 protesters marched to the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron in Louisville and assembled in his front lawn to demand that he arrest the police officers involved in the March killing of Breonna Taylor, a Black healthcare worker murdered while laying in her boyfriend’s bed. Engaging in civil disobedience, the protesters refused to leave when police … Continue reading Louisville: 87 Charged with Felonies for Sit-In at Attorney General’s Home

Louisville: Police, National Guard Kill Black Restaurateur

By Sandra Harris Amidst ongoing protests in Louisville, Kentucky against the recent police murders of both George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, a Black man and owner of Yaya’s BBQ, was killed early Monday morning at his business by Louisville Police and National Guard troops. His body was left on the street for 12 hours after he was killed. McAtee was known as a … Continue reading Louisville: Police, National Guard Kill Black Restaurateur