Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill

Photo: SEIU President Mary Kay Henry (credit Gage Skidmore) By the Editorial Board The $2 trillion spending plan being pushed through Congress by the Biden administration known as “Build Back Better” (BBB) has sparked a contentious debate among ruling class politicians, with Republicans characterizing it as a radical, ‘socialist’ agenda, and the Democratic Party framing it as a major victory for the working class. The … Continue reading Gifts to the Yellow Unions in Biden’s Spending Bill

Workers Resistance Bulletin: October 22

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin provides an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers Resistance Bulletin: October 22

Week in Struggle: October 15-21

India The Communist Party of India (Maoist) released a statement for Central Committee member Yaydaş Ramakrishna, who died on October 14 from kidney failure and other health issues. The statement affirms that this is a heavy loss for the Party and the people of India. Brazil Graffiti was seen in support of the peasant struggle in Brazil, in the face of recent actions by the old Brazilian State … Continue reading Week in Struggle: October 15-21

Worker Correspondents: Serious Injuries Caused by Owners of Package Manufacturing Plant

By a Transcontinental Packaging Worker Transcontinental Packaging (TCP) has a manufacturing plant in Griffin, Georgia, where I work. Plastic packaging is produced at the plant and printed with various beverage logos such as Coca Cola, Sprite, Sunny D, Yoo Hoo!, and so on. The owners of the plant only care about their profit, not workers, and fail to maintain machinery or enforce safety measures, causing … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Serious Injuries Caused by Owners of Package Manufacturing Plant

Exclusive: Investigation Exposes Keith Edmonds as Pittsburgh Police Officer Who Murdered Jim Rogers

By Oliver Williams and David Martinez Update (10/22): In 2015, Keith Edmonds and his twin brother Karl (a bounty hunter) were involved in misleading a woman order to collect a $500 bounty reward, sending her to jail for three weeks. Read more – Pittsburgh: Officer Keith Edmonds and His Brother Karl Misled Woman to Collect Bounty in 2015 A Tribune investigation has confirmed Keith L. … Continue reading Exclusive: Investigation Exposes Keith Edmonds as Pittsburgh Police Officer Who Murdered Jim Rogers

Video: Brazilian Peasants Hold Grand Demonstration for Chairman Gonzalo

By David Martinez In the countryside of Brazil, peasants carried out a massive, elaborate demonstration recently to honor Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso), the fallen leader of the Communist Party of Peru. Video of the demonstration was shared by the Front for the Defense of the People’s Rights (FRDDP, Frente de Defesa dos Direitos do Povo), showing a huge contingent of peasants marching behind a … Continue reading Video: Brazilian Peasants Hold Grand Demonstration for Chairman Gonzalo

Peru: PCP Graffiti for Chairman Gonzalo on Highway to Ayacucho

By Jakob Stein Graffiti signed by the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del Perú) was seen on Sunday with the slogan, “Eternal Honor and Glory to Chairman Gonzalo!” on the highway that connects the Ayacucho and Cuzco regions of Peru. The action was reported in the reactionary Peruvian press outlet Willax TV. Witnesses told Willax that the graffiti was painted at dawn and … Continue reading Peru: PCP Graffiti for Chairman Gonzalo on Highway to Ayacucho

Brazil: 3,000 Soldiers Mobilized to Massacre Peasants at Camp Tiago dos Santos

Photo: Screenshot of video showing thousands of Brazilian Military Police readying operations to attack peasants By Nélida Tello On Saturday, Marcos Rocha, the reactionary governor of the state of Rondônia in Brazil, deployed more than 3,000 military police soldiers to the Nova-Mutum Paraná district in the city of Porto Velho in preparation to massacre the peasants occupying the land at Camp Tiago dos Santos. On … Continue reading Brazil: 3,000 Soldiers Mobilized to Massacre Peasants at Camp Tiago dos Santos

Movie, TV, and Stage Workers Speak on Conditions, Readiness to Strike

Source: @runolgarun/Twitter By Sarah Ahmed Earlier this month, 98% of workers in the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) voted to authorize a strike after the Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television Producers (AMPTP) walked away from negotiations. On Saturday, the IATSE announced that it had reached a tentative agreement with the AMPTP, which members will vote on later this week, however many IATSE … Continue reading Movie, TV, and Stage Workers Speak on Conditions, Readiness to Strike

Biden’s Spending Plan Isn’t ‘Socialist’ or ‘Marxist’–It’s a Rescue Plan for Imperialism

By the Editorial Board Commenting on the massive spending plan introduced by Biden currently making its way through the US Senate, Florida senator Marco Rubio tweeted, “The $3.5 trillion1 Biden plan isn’t socialism, it’s marxism,” on September 30. Rubio’s tweet reflects the rhetoric many Republican politicians have used to describe Biden’s multi-year “Build Back Better”(BBB) plan. The plan’s official website claims it aims to accomplish … Continue reading Biden’s Spending Plan Isn’t ‘Socialist’ or ‘Marxist’–It’s a Rescue Plan for Imperialism