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

Austin: Los manifestantes denuncian a los oportunistas Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez y Greg Cesar por su apoyo al genocidio palestino

Por Michael Nolan La representante estadounidense Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) fue denunciada por manifestantes en dos eventos en Austin el sábado pasado por su apoyo a la ocupación colonial de Palestina por parte de Israel y su guerra genocida contra los palestinos. Ocasio-Cortez estuvo en Austin para hablar en un mitin matutino del miembro de los Socialistas Democráticos de América (DSA, por sus siglas en inglés) … Continue reading Austin: Los manifestantes denuncian a los oportunistas Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez y Greg Cesar por su apoyo al genocidio palestino

Austin: Phony ‘Progressive’, DSA Politician Greg Casar Pledges Military Support for Zionist State of Israel

By Noah Long Greg Casar, a darling of Austin’s phony ‘progressive’ political scene and a city council member, has pledged to continue military support for the Zionist State of Israel if elected to the US House of Representatives for Texas’s 35th District in this year’s midterm elections. In a letter written on January 9 to a local Rabbi regarding his positions on Israel, Casar pledges: … Continue reading Austin: Phony ‘Progressive’, DSA Politician Greg Casar Pledges Military Support for Zionist State of Israel

Austin: Protesters Throw Smoke Bombs Into Hotel Hosting Anti-Abortion Conference

By Michael Nolan Progressive activists disrupted an anti-abortion conference in Austin last Saturday as its attendees were preparing for a march at the capitol in protest of the 49th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade supreme court decision. During the action, one protester threw smoke bombs into an area near a conference room where attendees were gathered at the Austin Marriott South hotel. The reactionary … Continue reading Austin: Protesters Throw Smoke Bombs Into Hotel Hosting Anti-Abortion Conference

Austin: Via 313 Restaurant Workers Protest Management Retaliation, Demand Paid Sick Leave, Better Pandemic Health Measures

By Josefina Morales On Saturday, workers at pizza chain Via 313 staged a protest at the Guadalupe St. location during midday, drawing strong community support. The workers were protesting management retaliation and demanding better safety and health measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The workers also demanded the reinstatement of four workers who were suspended after submitting a petition to management on January 5. On … Continue reading Austin: Via 313 Restaurant Workers Protest Management Retaliation, Demand Paid Sick Leave, Better Pandemic Health Measures

Austin: Activists Honor Alex Gonzales One Year After He Was Murdered by Police

By Michael Nolan On the one-year anniversary of the murder of Alex Gonzales by Austin Police Department (APD) officers Gabriel Gutierrez and Luis Serrato, supporters of the Gonzales family demonstrated in front of APD headquarters. Gonzales was murdered on January 5, 2021 when plainclothes officer Gutierrez chased Gonzales down in a fit of road rage, shooting Gonzales and his partner while their two-month-old infant was … Continue reading Austin: Activists Honor Alex Gonzales One Year After He Was Murdered by Police

Austin: Garrett Foster Remembered by His Partner, Whitney Mitchell

By Joan Hoch Garrett Foster, murdered while fighting against racist police brutality last July, would have turned 30 years old on December 4. Last week, Tribune spoke with his fiancee and partner of 10 years, Whitney Mitchell, to celebrate and commemorate his life. Mitchell spoke on the need to remember Foster’s profound selflessness, his sense of humor, and his drive to make the world a … Continue reading Austin: Garrett Foster Remembered by His Partner, Whitney Mitchell

Daniel Perry, Murderer of Garrett Foster, Continues Raising Money Online after GoFundMe Pulls Fundraiser

By Noah Long Earlier this month, a fundraiser for US Army sergeant Daniel Perry, the man who murdered antiracist activist Garrett Foster in Austin in July 2020, was pulled off of the GoFundMe website for violating its terms of service. Aided by the Fox News media monopoly, Perry’s defense team has since promoted a fundraiser on another website, GoGetFunding, which has raised over $80,000. A … Continue reading Daniel Perry, Murderer of Garrett Foster, Continues Raising Money Online after GoFundMe Pulls Fundraiser

Commemorations of Chairman Gonzalo’s Birthday and Founding of the People’s Liberation Army

Last week, Communists, revolutionaries, and workers across the world commemorated Chairman Gonzalo’s 87th birthday and the 1979 founding of the People’s Liberation Army in Peru by defending and raising the red flag of Maoism and the People’s War in Peru. Both important events are marked on December 3. Chairman Gonzalo defined Maoism, the third and superior stage of Marxism, in practice, by initiating and leading … Continue reading Commemorations of Chairman Gonzalo’s Birthday and Founding of the People’s Liberation Army

“He Was Very Rare and Very Beautiful and Very Bright,” Interview with Mother of Garrett Foster

Photo: Garrett Foster (2nd from right), with his mother, Sheila Foster (in middle), and family By Michael Nolan In the week following what would have been the 30th birthday of slain antiracist activist, Garrett Foster, marked on December 4, Tribune spoke to his mother, Sheila Foster. Garrett was an Austin protester for Black lives who was murdered last July by US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry … Continue reading “He Was Very Rare and Very Beautiful and Very Bright,” Interview with Mother of Garrett Foster