Opinion: Biden’s Own Version of ‘Law and Order’ to Compete with Trump’s

By David Martinez In a press briefing in late July, Biden told reporters that, in essence, his views on protesters do not differ much from Trump’s. “I think we do need to hold those who violate the law accountable,” Biden said. “We should never let what’s done in a march for equal rights overcome what the reason for the march is. And that’s what these … Continue reading Opinion: Biden’s Own Version of ‘Law and Order’ to Compete with Trump’s

US and China Close Consulates in Escalation of ‘Trade War’

By Mike Talavera In late July, China ordered the US consulate in Chengdu to close as a “legitimate and necessary” response to the Chinese consulate in Houston being forced to close the week prior by a Trump administration order, accusing the consulate of being a base for Chinese spies. Fires could be seen inside the Houston consulate before it closed. Hopes of making progress on … Continue reading US and China Close Consulates in Escalation of ‘Trade War’

Oxnard: Protesters March for Vanessa Guillen, Force Navy Base to Barricade Entrance

By Serran Soledad Around 40 people gathered at Bubbling Springs Park in Port Hueneme on Saturday to march for U.S Army specialist Vanessa Guillén, who was murdered by another soldier in Fort Hood, Texas back in April. Organized by Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group, the action was part of a broader anti-imperialist campaign, demanding the removal of Military Recruiters and Police from local campuses. Just one … Continue reading Oxnard: Protesters March for Vanessa Guillen, Force Navy Base to Barricade Entrance

Opinion: Imperialist Army Sergeant Daniel Scott Perry is a Predatory Enemy of the People

By Ed Dalton Murdering people in Afghanistan was not enough for Sergeant Daniel Scott Perry. His bloodlust and fascist hatred for the people compelled him to go out hunting for Black Lives Matter protesters, having been riled up into a fever by the reactionary ramblings of President Donald Trump. Hours after Tribune of the People broke the story exposing Garrett Foster’s killer, Perry’s attorney published … Continue reading Opinion: Imperialist Army Sergeant Daniel Scott Perry is a Predatory Enemy of the People

Migrant Families Detained in Private Hotels Uncovered by Legal Advocates

By Sandra Harris Bourgeois media outlets and nonprofit immigration advocacy organizations recently discovered that migrant children and adults were being detained in hotels along the US-Mexico border region before they were being expelled without deportation proceedings. Last week, the nonprofit Texas Civil Rights Project found one of the hotels, a Hampton Inn & Suites in McAllen, Texas where migrants were housed prior to expulsion. One … Continue reading Migrant Families Detained in Private Hotels Uncovered by Legal Advocates

Trump’s Fascistic Use of Federal Agents Provokes Resistance

By the Editorial Board Contempt is the only appropriate word to summarize the feeling of the people with regard to the increased federal repression against protesters in Portland and other cities across the US. Ultra-reactionary President Donald Trump is making good on his fascist speech delivered last month at Mount Rushmore, deploying federal agents under his executive order which authorized the Department of Homeland Security … Continue reading Trump’s Fascistic Use of Federal Agents Provokes Resistance

Low Voter Registration Numbers Expose Electoral Farce

By Mike Talavera People in the US don’t want to vote. New data from multiple states shows that over the past several months voter registration rates have plummeted by tens of thousands, and hundreds of thousands in California and Texas, compared to the same time period in 2016. Like every upheaval this year, the ruling class is quick to blame the coronavirus pandemic through its … Continue reading Low Voter Registration Numbers Expose Electoral Farce

Largest Drop In Health Insurance During Economic Crisis and Pandemic

By Peter Cherry 5.4 million people in the US have lost health insurance coverage corresponding to job losses that happened between February and May, making it the largest single-year drop in health coverage ever in the US. “We knew these numbers would be big,” said Stan Dorn, the executive director of NGO National Center for Coverage Innovation. “This is the worst economic downturn since World … Continue reading Largest Drop In Health Insurance During Economic Crisis and Pandemic

Texas: Calls to Shut Down Military Base after Murder of Young Woman Army Specialist

By Mike Talavera The remains of Vanessa Guillén, a 20-year-old Army specialist stationed at Fort Hood in Central Texas, were found on June 30 after weeks of her family demanding that the US military take her April 22 disappearance seriously. The confirmation of her murder, which was likely tied to sexual harassment she faced on base, has generated national outrage and protests, some of which … Continue reading Texas: Calls to Shut Down Military Base after Murder of Young Woman Army Specialist

Washington DC: Guillotine Erected Outside Jeff Bezos’ Home

By Sandra Harris On June 28, protesters set up a guillotine outside of the Washington DC home of Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and richest man in the world. A sign set up next to the guillotine said “Support our poor communities. Not our wealthy men.” The guillotine is best known for its use in France, particularly during the French Revolution, led by the bourgeoisie to … Continue reading Washington DC: Guillotine Erected Outside Jeff Bezos’ Home