Imperialist Biden Tells Immigrants from Oppressed Countries ‘Don’t Come Over’

By David Martinez Imperialism makes trouble as a law of its existence and will do everything it can to deny and distract from its primary role in sowing the misery of the world’s people, but will never shy away from telling the people what it thinks is best for them. In a typical display of this arrogance, head of US Imperialism Joe Biden made the … Continue reading Imperialist Biden Tells Immigrants from Oppressed Countries ‘Don’t Come Over’

Opinion: The Proof Is in the Practice

By Ed Dalton In the absence of a Communist Party—and such are the conditions in the US—there are going to be scores of relatively small, rival groups. It would be fairly silly to assume these could cooperate or get along under the most common circumstances. This situation leaves new activists, and newer students of revolutionary theory at practice, in a difficult bind. Whom to support, … Continue reading Opinion: The Proof Is in the Practice

Opinion: US Imperialism’s Bombing of Syria Continues under Biden

Photo: Area targeted for US bombing in Syria, before and after airstrike By Jakob Stein Last week, Joe Biden authorized an airstrike in eastern Syria along the border with Iraq directed against Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), a coalition of Shiite militias supposedly backed by Iran, killing at least 22 according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British non-governmental organization (NGO). The Biden … Continue reading Opinion: US Imperialism’s Bombing of Syria Continues under Biden

Opinion: Austin Police Fear Mass Protest and Erect Iron Fence Months After May Uprisings

Photo: Fencing under construction at APD headquarters (Source: Tribune Photographer) By David Martinez On Thursday, January 21, construction began on a permanent iron fence around the perimeter of the Austin Police Department (APD) downtown headquarters. The construction does not appear to have been announced beforehand, and local bourgeois news who contacted APD for comment said they have received no response. One doesn’t need a response … Continue reading Opinion: Austin Police Fear Mass Protest and Erect Iron Fence Months After May Uprisings

Opinion: Support the Family of Alex Gonzales Jr.

By Ed Dalton The ruling class media wasted no time after Alex Jr. was murdered by the Austin Police Department, they presented the statement of the police as if it were an uncontested fact. As the days go by and the working class Gonzales family grieves the loss of their beautiful son, it becomes clearer that the statements of APD are not facts, but a … Continue reading Opinion: Support the Family of Alex Gonzales Jr.

Opinion: Communist Party of the Philippines Shows Reluctance to Fight until Victory

By Ed Dalton In a December 8 article, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) press agent Marco Valbuena published a reluctant stance to continue the armed struggle until victory. Valbuena’s headline says it all: “Duterte Is Obsessed with Prolonging the Civil War.” Continuing a civil war is a military necessity for any belligerent who refuses surrender or power-sharing. A revolutionary civil war, such as that … Continue reading Opinion: Communist Party of the Philippines Shows Reluctance to Fight until Victory

Opinion: The Petty Bourgeois Spectacle of ‘Antifa’

Photo: Screenshot from video by Independent Media PDX By David Martinez At the end of 2016, on the eve of Trump’s ascendancy into the White House—the modern antifascist movement in the US was also on the rise. Every week, as emboldened reactionaries and fascists took to the streets to herald Trump’s victory, thousands mobilized to confront them in response and at times shut down these … Continue reading Opinion: The Petty Bourgeois Spectacle of ‘Antifa’

Opinion: Austin DA Candidate Jose Garza, Enemy of the People

By Ed Dalton Most Austin residents believe they are about to elect their first social democrat, Jose Garza, to Travis County District Attorney. Since Garza handily defeated incumbent Margaret Moore by 68 percent in the primary runoff elections, securing his place as the Democratic Party’s nominee, he only has to defeat Republican candidate Martin Harry. The reformists could not be happier, but what does this … Continue reading Opinion: Austin DA Candidate Jose Garza, Enemy of the People

Opinion: On Activists and Academics Pretending to Be Black

By Jakob Stein and Nélida Tello Earlier this month, disgraced professor of African American and Latin Studies, Jessica Krug, announced her resignation from George Washington University after admitting that she had been lying throughout most of her adult life about being Black. For years, she was celebrated among postmodernist academics and activists, however the revelation that she has been lying throughout her career demonstrates how … Continue reading Opinion: On Activists and Academics Pretending to Be Black