Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

By Jakob Stein On June 28 the fascist media outlet Infowars, led by its owner and lead radio host Alex Jones, hosted an anti-mask rally at the Texas Capitol in Austin. The event drew approximately 150 American flag-waving, MAGA hat-wearing reactionaries who chanted the slogan “We can’t breathe,” in a racist mockery of the words which have been a rallying cry for the movement for … Continue reading Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

Opinion: Austin to Let Landlords Loose on Tenants in Eviction Frenzy

By Edwin Pierce Texas state and local government have always cared for landowners, private businesses, and the rich, while neglecting and even brutalizing the poor and working class. Since the lockdown of the Texas economy due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state has shown only meager compassion to the masses who are most vulnerable to the crisis – which the national U.S. government failed to … Continue reading Opinion: Austin to Let Landlords Loose on Tenants in Eviction Frenzy

Opinion: A Literary Contribution for the Struggle

Tribune of the People received the following opinion piece from a supporter. While it is different from our usual articles and contains language the Editorial Board does not normally use, we share an unedited version for many of our new readers drawn into the recent struggles. Nothing about this system is reformable. The old society is lost. Time for a new one. This statement may … Continue reading Opinion: A Literary Contribution for the Struggle

Opinion: Sellout ‘Accountability’ Non-Profits are Dangerous Police Collaborators

By Jakob Stein On Sunday morning, Chas Moore, founder and executive director of local non-profit Austin Justice Coalition (AJC), announced that the group was canceling their “peaceful protest” planned for that day, citing safety concerns after the mass rebellion the day prior. His rationale for the cancellation, as well as his body of work in ‘police accountability’ activism, are both indictments of the bankrupt politics … Continue reading Opinion: Sellout ‘Accountability’ Non-Profits are Dangerous Police Collaborators