Uprisings Across the US Met with Severe State Repression

By Sandra Harris In the weeks following massive uprisings across the US, federal, state, and local agencies have been quick to surveil, track, imprison, and prosecute thousands who rose up around the country in support of George Floyd and other Black people murdered by the police. Similar repression took place in the months and years following the rebellions in Ferguson and Baltimore, as is generally … Continue reading Uprisings Across the US Met with Severe State Repression

Colombia: Revolutionary Youth Hold Solidarity Action for Austin’s Targeted Three

By David Martinez Revolutionary youth in Colombia joined the international call to Defend Austin’s Targeted Three, holding a solidarity action on June 30 in a public park in Medellín. After their agitation, they took the banners they had made and pasted them to a nearby wall. The beautiful display of internationalism spoke to the inspiring nature of the current rebellions in the United States against … Continue reading Colombia: Revolutionary Youth Hold Solidarity Action for Austin’s Targeted Three

Brazil: Cartoonist Faces Censorship for Challenging Bolsonaro, Artists Rally in Support

By David Martinez The fascist Bolsonaro regime is targeting Brazilian cartoonist Renato Aroeira and journalist Ricardo Noblat for the creation and dissemination of an editorial cartoon that shows Bolsanaro painting a swastika onto the red cross medical symbol. Other cartoonists have shown solidarity by recreating the cartoon in their own style to challenge the threat of censorship and sharing their work with the hashtag #SomosTodosAroeira … Continue reading Brazil: Cartoonist Faces Censorship for Challenging Bolsonaro, Artists Rally in Support

Defend Austin’s Targeted Three

By the Editorial Board The Joint Task force between the Austin Police Department and FBI has begun singling out, tracking, and arresting protesters believed to be associated with a protest against the corporation Target. So far three people have been arrested and charged with trumped-up felonies for “participation in a riot” and “burglary of a building.” The first felony arrest was carried out tactically against … Continue reading Defend Austin’s Targeted Three

Austin: Reactionary City Prohibits Gatherings Greater Than 10 and Threatens $1,000 Fine

By Ed Dalton Austin Mayor Steve Adler announced this Tuesday that the city was not only shuttering bars and restaurants, but barring all gatherings of more than ten people, threatening a $1,000 fine for violators. This number goes beyond the Center for Disease Control’s recommendation of cancelling gatherings of more than 50. According to the ruling class newspaper the Austin American Statesman, “Adler and Eckhardt … Continue reading Austin: Reactionary City Prohibits Gatherings Greater Than 10 and Threatens $1,000 Fine