Austin: Tribune Support Committee Rouses Audience with Election Boycott Presentation

By Dmitri Sans This Monday, the audience of a Tribune of the People Support Committee presentation chanted, “Elections No! Revolutions Yes!” with enthusiasm after learning about the election boycott campaign. The lecture exposed how the ruling class dominates the outcome of elections and how voting legitimizes US imperialism. The speaker called on attendees to stop falling for the electoral farce and start fighting for power. … Continue reading Austin: Tribune Support Committee Rouses Audience with Election Boycott Presentation

Austin: Popular Women’s Movement Hosts ‘Revolutionary Kids Block Party’

By David Martinez On Sunday, Popular Women’s Movement (PWM) held a “Revolutionary Kids Block Party” to bring recreational activities and revolutionary ideas to children and their parents in a working class community of East Austin. The event also helped working parents who have to juggle their jobs and home life in the midst of the economic and health crisis which has upturned their lives. With … Continue reading Austin: Popular Women’s Movement Hosts ‘Revolutionary Kids Block Party’

Exposé on Trump Taxes Reveals Rotten Imperialist System

By Mike Talavera Ruling class media outlet The New York Times published a series of stories this week on Donald Trump’s tax returns, claiming that these records point to his failings as a businessman and his corruption as a politician. The exposé, which broke two days before the first presidential debate, is a thinly-veiled ploy by the Democratic faction of the ruing class to support … Continue reading Exposé on Trump Taxes Reveals Rotten Imperialist System

Electoral Farce on Full Display During Imperialist Debate

By Nélida Tello and Jakob Stein This week marked the first of three presidential debates between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, in Cleveland, Ohio. Both candidates sought to appeal to the most conservative sections of their respective bases, making it clear that their number one priority is to save US imperialism from deepening crisis with each making the case for why they are best fit … Continue reading Electoral Farce on Full Display During Imperialist Debate

Opinion: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Lighter than a Feather

By Peter Cherry The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last month led to non-stop coverage of tributes from sections of the liberal bourgeoisie in the Democratic Party. Ginsburg has been lauded as a ‘progressive’ who has been responsible for the gains of women toward legal equality, but her life in service to the reactionary US imperialist state makes the significance of her … Continue reading Opinion: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Lighter than a Feather

Denver: Increased State Repression Targets 6 Activists with Extreme Charges

By the Editorial Board Yesterday September 17, the reactionary state targeted leaders of the movement for Black lives in Denver, Colorado. Among those targeted for arrest were four leading activists with the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL). The charges include the typical array of riot-related offenses and the extreme charge of first-degree kidnapping for allegedly “trapping” police in their own precinct during a July … Continue reading Denver: Increased State Repression Targets 6 Activists with Extreme Charges

Banking Heiress Donates Millions to NGO Counter-insurgency in Name of ‘Racial Justice’

By David Martinez Susan Sandler, a prominent bourgeois banking heiress, has announced a $200 million donation to non-governmental organizations (NGOs), claiming the money will back the fight for “racial justice.” In reality, the donation is an act of the bourgeoisie’s low-intensity warfare against the current protest movement by diverting it into electoral politics and promoting the conciliatory tactics of the NGOs and other opportunists. The … Continue reading Banking Heiress Donates Millions to NGO Counter-insurgency in Name of ‘Racial Justice’

Mail-in Ballot Controversy Exposes Electoral Farce

By Mike Talavera On Thursday, a federal court order effectively stopped US Postal Service operational changes set in motion by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, which critics have said could result in millions of rejected mail-in ballots. A former megadonor of Donald Trump, Dejoy has been on the defensive for the past few months against Democrats who have accused him and the majority Republican postal board … Continue reading Mail-in Ballot Controversy Exposes Electoral Farce

Eviction Moratoriums and What They Mean for the Housing Struggle

By David Martinez Since the start of the New Depression, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, many landlords in the US have stopped collecting rent and evicting people from their homes. This would be unthinkable in times of ‘normal’ capitalist society, which threatens the people with homelessness at the first sign of unpaid rent. Now, with the passing of a federal ban on evictions that affects … Continue reading Eviction Moratoriums and What They Mean for the Housing Struggle

A Nova Democracia: Breaking the Vicious Cycle

The following is an unoffical translation of the Editorial “Romper o ciclo vicioso” by the popular democratic Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia Since the brutal murder of George Floyd on May 25, the imperialist superpower the United States (USA) has been the scene of the biggest mass protests since the late 1960’s. For 50 years, the struggle for so-called “civil rights,” although it reversed some … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Breaking the Vicious Cycle