Pittsburgh: Protesters Demand Immediate Removal of Columbus Statue

By Peter Cherry On Monday, a protest was held in Schenley Park against a long-standing monument to Christopher Columbus. The Columbus statue, like many others across the United States, was the target of the people’s anger, as it is seen as a cultural symbol of this country’s racist past and present. The city, which has bureaucratically deliberated its removal, wrapped the statue in plastic to … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Protesters Demand Immediate Removal of Columbus Statue

Day Of Heroism Commemorated Across the US and Europe

Day of Heroism is celebrated worldwide by revolutionaries on June 19 to commemorate the fallen heroes of the Peruvian People and the Communist Party of Peru who fought to their death in the shining trenches of combat in Lurigancho, El Fronton, and Callao prisons on June 19, 1986. The following is a round-up of celebrations and actions for the holiday from across the US and … Continue reading Day Of Heroism Commemorated Across the US and Europe

Live PD and COPS Television Shows Cancelled

By Ed Dalton This week the networks behind the television programs “Live PD” and the long-running “COPS” announced the cancellation of the exploitative and racist programs which for years have promoted police apologia. The program COPS has run for 30 years and has been scrutinized by advocates of the people’s legal rights for smearing the names of those arrested and aired. Many cases have been … Continue reading Live PD and COPS Television Shows Cancelled

Turkey: Grup Yorum Musician Dies on Hunger Strike, Police Steal Body to Repress Demonstrations

By David Martinez On May 7, İbrahim Gökçek died after 323 days of fasting in protest of the Turkish state’s repression of his band, Grup Yorum. The Turkish state has labeled the musicians terrorists for their popularity and support of Democratic revolution in Turkey. The state fears support for Grup Yorum so much that they stole İbrahim’s body in a massive police operation so they … Continue reading Turkey: Grup Yorum Musician Dies on Hunger Strike, Police Steal Body to Repress Demonstrations