Austin: New Joint Law Enforcement Operation Targets Working Class

Photo credit CBS Austin By Oliver Powell and Mike Talavera On December 18, US attorney Gregg Sofer announced that federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies would join forces to implement Operation Undaunted, a program aimed at reducing the rate of violent crime in Austin, purportedly in response to the city council voting to ‘defund’ the police this summer after protests following the May Uprisings. … Continue reading Austin: New Joint Law Enforcement Operation Targets Working Class

New Online Art Store for Austin’s Targeted Three

By Dmitri Sans The Tribune of the People Support Committee in Austin, which hosted an art show last month to raise money for the Targeted Three, has now set up an online store to sell the remaining donated art pieces to continue to fundraise for these persecuted community activists. The artwork for sale includes original paintings, illustrations, photography, and more. The Targeted Three were the … Continue reading New Online Art Store for Austin’s Targeted Three

Austin: Community Gathers to Celebrate and Support Political Arrestees

By David Martinez Austin community members gathered on Sunday afternoon for a social event to celebrate and support local arrestees from the summer of uprisings and protests against police brutality. The event was held by the Drop the Charges coalition, and in attendance were protesters facing a myriad of charges, joined by their family, friends, and other supporters. With Autumn and Halloween themed decorations displayed … Continue reading Austin: Community Gathers to Celebrate and Support Political Arrestees

Los Angeles: ‘People’s Art Show’ Raises Funds For Protesters Facing Repression

by Serran Soledad On Saturday, Serve The People (STP) Los Angeles hosted an art show in Lincoln Heights, to raise funds for protesters facing charges due to their participation in the fight for Black Lives. The event managed to raise $1400 for Black Unity LA and Jail Support LA, as well as Austin’s Targeted Three. Slated as a ‘People’s Art Show,’ the event drew over … Continue reading Los Angeles: ‘People’s Art Show’ Raises Funds For Protesters Facing Repression

Austin: Tribune Support Committee Hosts Art Show for Targeted Three

By Dmitri Sans Last weekend, the Tribune of the People Support Committee in Austin hosted its first art show as a fundraiser for the legal fees of the Targeted Three. A total of 30 artists donated their works to sell for the event, and over $3500 was received in donations. Tribune print issues were handed out in English and Spanish and Defend the Targeted 3 … Continue reading Austin: Tribune Support Committee Hosts Art Show for Targeted Three

Texas Department of Public Safety Witch Hunt Targets Black Youth

By Ed Dalton The May Uprisings smashed the myth of placid liberal Austin along with storefronts and the windshields of patrol vehicles. The idea of an easily policeable city went up in flames with US and Texas flags. Since the people of Austin stood up, a predictable wave of repression has followed from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) the state police. In a … Continue reading Texas Department of Public Safety Witch Hunt Targets Black Youth

Brazil: Liga Operaria (Workers League) Issues Solidarity Statement with Austin’s Targeted Three

By Ed Dalton Liga Operaria (LO), in English, Workers’ League, a revolutionary and democratic workers organization in Brazil, has issued solidarity with Austin’s Targeted Three. In their statement they affirm, “The Liga Operária is in solidarity with the three Austin prisoners and we condemn the criminalization of them, who are persecuted for participating in a fair fight in defense of Black people and the poor … Continue reading Brazil: Liga Operaria (Workers League) Issues Solidarity Statement with Austin’s Targeted Three

Solidarity Across the US in Defense of Austin’s Targeted Three and 14,000 Arrested Protesters

By David Martinez Over the past week, Tribune of the People Support Committees and other supporters carried out a campaign of solidarity actions in defense of Austin’s Targeted Three, as well as for the 14,000 plus protesters arrested in the May uprisings and following months of protests. Inspired and humbled by the overwhelming display of international solidarity from Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Germany, and many … Continue reading Solidarity Across the US in Defense of Austin’s Targeted Three and 14,000 Arrested Protesters

Brazil: Solidarity Campaign for Austin’s Targeted Three

During the week of July 16, numerous revolutionary organizations in cities and towns across Brazil demonstrated their international solidarity with Austin’s Targeted Three. Participating organizations included revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND), as well as the Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the People (Cebraspo), Popular Women’s Movement (MFP), the Workers’ League (LO), the League of Poor Peasants (LCP), as well as several other Popular Solidarity … Continue reading Brazil: Solidarity Campaign for Austin’s Targeted Three

Week in Struggle: July 17-23

Ecuador The Front for the Defense of the People’s Struggle (FDLP) published photos of the closing ceremony of a Cadre School, in which the revolutionaries showed international solidarity for political prisoners, in defense of life and freedom of Chairman Gonzalo, head of the Communist Party of Peru, as well as demanding immediate freedom for Austin’s Targeted Three. The banners read, “USA: Defend Austin’s Targeted Three,” … Continue reading Week in Struggle: July 17-23