New York City: 1,400 Teamsters Go on Strike, Police Attack Picket

By Mike Talavera Last Saturday, 1,400 workers with the Teamsters Local 202 in New York City went on strike against Hunts Point Market employers for the first time in 35 years after being offered raises less than a dollar. In the early morning on Tuesday, New York police made several arrests when they attacked workers who had taken to the streets to block incoming trucks … Continue reading New York City: 1,400 Teamsters Go on Strike, Police Attack Picket

Repression & Resistance: Week in Protest, January 15-21

Cover photo of police attack on MLK march in NYC by Bruce Schaff “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 Following the January 6 Trump riots, several state legislatures saw … Continue reading Repression & Resistance: Week in Protest, January 15-21

Repression & Resistance: Week in Protest January 8-14

Minneapolis, MN Proceedings in the cases against the officers who participated in the murder of George Floyd have seen delays and attempts by defense attorneys to claim that a fair trial is impossible because of their clients own oppositional defenses. Read more here. New York City, NY The New York attorney general has announced a lawsuit against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and … Continue reading Repression & Resistance: Week in Protest January 8-14

Bronx Man Fights Back Against Police Officer, Places Him in Chokehold

By Sandra Harris In a viral video tweeted on July 11, a Black man bravely defended himself against the police and put an officer in a headlock after NYPD began arresting another man in the Bronx. Officers claimed they were responding to a vehicle illegally parked by a fire hydrant. Franklin Adrian was being arrested for a parking summons after police claimed they told him … Continue reading Bronx Man Fights Back Against Police Officer, Places Him in Chokehold

New York: Nurses Rally Outside Hospital Demanding Personal Protective Equipment

Cover Image: Striking Nurses at Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, NY By Nélida Tello Frontline nurses and community members rallied outside of the Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, New York on Saturday, demanding appropriate and sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE) in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. The outbreak has further overwhelmed an already ill-equipped and insufficient healthcare system where working conditions have only worsened, … Continue reading New York: Nurses Rally Outside Hospital Demanding Personal Protective Equipment