Austin: Protesters Denounce Opportunists Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Greg Casar Over Support for Palestinian Genocide

By Michael Nolan US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) was denounced by protesters at two events in Austin last Saturday over her support for Israel’s colonial occupation of Palestine and its genocidal war against Palestinians. Ocasio-Cortez was in Austin to speak at a morning rally for Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) member and congressional candidate Greg Casar, who recently pledged to continue funding Israel’s military should … Continue reading Austin: Protesters Denounce Opportunists Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Greg Casar Over Support for Palestinian Genocide

Opinion: Biden Plans to Plunder $7 Billion from Afghanistan as Millions Face Starvation

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore By Jakob Stein Since the fall of the Afghan puppet government and the expulsion of US troops by the Taliban last August, the people of Afghanistan have been subjected to widespread misery as the economic situation continues to rapidly deteriorate. Now the Biden administration has issued an executive order to seize funds from Afghanistan in yet another act of imperialist plunder … Continue reading Opinion: Biden Plans to Plunder $7 Billion from Afghanistan as Millions Face Starvation

Week in Struggle: February 11-17

India Throughout the past several weeks, the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) under the leadership of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) [CPI (Maoist)] has been organizing an election boycott of the upcoming panchayat (village) elections in Odisha, in Eastern India. On February 2, suspected CPI (Maoist) militants set up banners in the Bargarh District, which reportedly read, “Villagers should expose the false promises made by capitalistic … Continue reading Week in Struggle: February 11-17

Worker Correspondents: Electrician Forces Construction Company to Provide Break Area

Photo: Electrician holds sign “We are not homeless we just work for Skanska” (Courtesy of worker) By Corey Brooks For over seven months, workers at the Orlando Health construction site run by the contractor Skanska did not have tables or anywhere to take their lunch break until a local worker stood up and forced the company to act. After Jerry, an electrician working on the … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Electrician Forces Construction Company to Provide Break Area

Pittsburgh: Community Holds Vigil for Peter Spencer, Black Man Murdered on Hunting Trip

By Maria Decoteau Community activists organized a vigil on Sunday in Pittsburgh’s Highland Park to mourn and honor the life of Peter Spencer, a Black man murdered under suspicious circumstances on December 12 while on a hunting trip in rural Pennsylvania. No one has been charged for the murder, and his family and activists say local law enforcement is trying to bury the case, as … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Community Holds Vigil for Peter Spencer, Black Man Murdered on Hunting Trip

Worker Correspondents: Instacart’s Absurd Ratings System Threatens Worker Livelihoods

Source: Instacart By an Instacart Shopper I started working for Instacart in July of 2021. In the beginning I was able to make about $1,000 a week as I long as I stuck to the goal I set for how many hours I needed to work a week. However, I soon learned about Instacart’s arbitrary rating system, which can dramatically reduce pay overnight. Instacart shoppers … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Instacart’s Absurd Ratings System Threatens Worker Livelihoods

Week in Struggle: February 4-10

India On February 10, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) [CPI (Maoist)] released a statement calling for the people from the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur, and Goa to boycott the State Assembly elections occurring from February 10 and March 7. CPI (Maoist) remarked that the ruling-class parties of India had not met the minimum daily needs of the people … Continue reading Week in Struggle: February 4-10

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: February 11

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: February 11

Worker Correspondents: ‘Hero’ Myth Serves as a Farce to Exploit Wildland Firefighters

Source: Twitter @mrfirerob4 By an Oregon Firefighter Politicians, monopoly media, and public figures frequently commend wildland firefighters for their sacrifice and commitment to keeping communities safe, however, the outpouring of praise and thanks stands in stark contrast to actual job conditions, which include low pay and poor living conditions. Many firefighters are rightfully proud of the important work that we do. The sacrifices we make … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: ‘Hero’ Myth Serves as a Farce to Exploit Wildland Firefighters

Minneapolis: Protests Demand Justice for Amir Locke, Executed by Police in No-Knock Raid

Photo credit: A protest in Minneapolis on Saturday for Amir Locke (Source: Unicorn Riot) By Michael Nolan In the early morning of February 2, 22-year-old Amir Locke was murdered by Minneapolis police, who stormed into the apartment where he was sleeping and killed him within nine seconds of opening the door. The officers were serving a no-knock warrant that Locke was not named in. Since … Continue reading Minneapolis: Protests Demand Justice for Amir Locke, Executed by Police in No-Knock Raid