Open Letter to Marco Valbuena and the Communist Party of the Philippines

By the Editorial Board The following is the second open letter regarding the Communist Party of the Philippines, after their press officer Marco Valbuena responded to our editorial posted last Friday. Tribune of the People reiterates its support for the armed struggle in the Philippines. We issue the following response with a sense of duty to the correct political line, we feel that no organization, … Continue reading Open Letter to Marco Valbuena and the Communist Party of the Philippines

Week in Struggle: November 20-26

Turkey Within the same intense aerial bombardment that killed TIKKO (Liberation Army of the Workers and Peasants of Turkey) commander Deniz, it has been reported that another comrade, TKP/ML-TIKKO guerrilla Ferdi Tosun (Muharrem), has also been immortalized in Dersim. Graffiti signed by the TKP/ML (Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist) and TIKKO was documented in the Gazi district of Istanbul commemorating recently fallen TIKKO commander Cumhur Sinan … Continue reading Week in Struggle: November 20-26

Commemorating 200 Years of Friedrich Engels

By the Editorial Board The great revolutionary Friedrich Engels reaches 200 years on November 28, a landmark observed with important reflection by the International Communist Movement. Engels has passed, but his teachings still live, and will always live on long after all the names of his contemporary bourgeois counterparts have been forgotten—the intellectual juggernaut stands above all of his day, with the sole exception of … Continue reading Commemorating 200 Years of Friedrich Engels

Repression and Resistance: Week in Protest, November 20-26

Cover Photo of activists resisting evictions in Los Angeles by KTLA “Repression and Resistance” is a column from Tribune of the People that highlights rebellions and repression happening in protests across the US each week. If you want us to cover a protest happening in your city, please send us a pitch. National Amazon workers across the country are expected to go on strike today, … Continue reading Repression and Resistance: Week in Protest, November 20-26

US Plots Attacks on Iran before Trump Leaves Office

Photo cover credit Abir Sultan, EPA By Mike Talavera Despite opposition from senior advisers, Donald Trump is pushing his administration to produce options for attacking Iran in the final weeks of his time in office. The immediate goal is to disrupt the country’s nuclear program, but any aggression would factor into US imperialism’s long-term strategy as the sole hegemonic superpower to undermine the influence of … Continue reading US Plots Attacks on Iran before Trump Leaves Office

Resurgence of Jobless Claims Signals Prolonged Economic Depression

Cover photo of European Central Bank Forum on Central Banking by Rev By Mike Talavera Last week marked the first sharp rise in applications for unemployment benefits since early October, jumping from 18,000 the previous week to over 743,000. The spike comes as the economy has struggled to bounce back since the crisis began in March, forcing senior government officials to recognize the inherent inequality … Continue reading Resurgence of Jobless Claims Signals Prolonged Economic Depression

Week in Struggle: November 13-19

Turkey Another comrade of the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) was killed by the fascist Turkish government in Dersim, as part of the ongoing People’s War in Turkey. Comrade Cumhur Sinan Oktulmuş (Deniz) became a member of the TKP/ML in 2009 and has been an active participant in the People’s War for nearly 15 years. His martyrdom comes as part of the reactionary campaign of the … Continue reading Week in Struggle: November 13-19

Trump to Order Expedited US Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Cover photo of Taliban fighters by Wali Sabawoon By Mike Talavera According to a draft order making the rounds at the Pentagon this week, US President Donald Trump has set in motion plans to accelerate the reduction of US ground forces in Afghanistan. The move has provoked outrage from Trump’s critics, but his opponents are downplaying the fact that Trump’s hand is being forced by … Continue reading Trump to Order Expedited US Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Repression and Resistance: Week in Protest, November 13-19

Cover photo of bloody Trump supporter at “Million MAGA March” by Jacquelyn Martin “Repression and Resistance” is a column from Tribune of the People that highlights rebellions and repression happening in protests across the US each week. If you want us to cover a protest happening in your city, please send us a pitch. National Many of the cases for protesters arrested since the May … Continue reading Repression and Resistance: Week in Protest, November 13-19

TKP/ML Central Committee – Politburo: Member of Our Party and Dersim Regional Command, Comrade Deniz (Cumhur Sinan Oktulmuş), Has Been Immortalized!

The following is the official English translation of the statement “PARTİMİZ TKP/ML VE DERSİM BÖLGE KOMUTANLIĞI ÜYESİ DENİZ (CUMHUR SİNAN OKTULMUŞ) YOLDAŞ ÖLÜMSÜZLEŞTİ!” from the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) with minor edits for readability. To Our Working People From Turkish, Kurdish and Various Nationalities; In the storms, we are as combative as Deniz (Turkish for “sea”)! We … Continue reading TKP/ML Central Committee – Politburo: Member of Our Party and Dersim Regional Command, Comrade Deniz (Cumhur Sinan Oktulmuş), Has Been Immortalized!