States Reopen Businesses at Workers’ Expense

By Sandra Harris Many states across the US are beginning to scale back shelter-in-place orders and push for businesses that have been closed due to the coronavirus pandemic to reopen. Although over 5 million tests have been conducted in the US, it still has a lower per capita testing rate compared to countries such as Italy, where the virus outbreak was especially severe. The truth … Continue reading States Reopen Businesses at Workers’ Expense

Reactionaries Rally to Defend US Imperialism

By Sandra Harris Over the past two weeks, right-wing protests took place across the US demanding that governors lift stay-at-home orders and “reopen” the economy as the imperialist crisis of overproduction continues to deepen. The protests have consisted mainly of Donald Trump supporters, along with anti-vaccination reactionaries and fascists like the Proud Boys who appeared in Lansing, Michigan and Alex Jones of Infowars in Austin, … Continue reading Reactionaries Rally to Defend US Imperialism

Charlotte: Mass Eviction Stopped at Hotel

By Miriam Cordova On Monday, united tenants and public outcry stopped a mass eviction at Suburban Extended Stay Hotel in West Charlotte after being given a 24-hour notice to vacate the night before. Tenants gathered outside and confronted hotel owner Nash Patel. Patel attempted to blame the eviction threat on COVID-19, claiming that someone who had stayed on the third floor and already checked out, … Continue reading Charlotte: Mass Eviction Stopped at Hotel

Racial Oppression Against Black People Magnified by Crisis

By Sandra Harris As the coronavirus outbreak continues in the US, Black people have suffered disproportionately, whether it be from repressive social control measures enforced by the police, lack of healthcare access, or economic hardship. While the health effects are caused by the virus, the underlying economic conditions that affect primarily Black, working-class communities increase the odds of both exposure and death. Black people are … Continue reading Racial Oppression Against Black People Magnified by Crisis

Hunger Lines, Trash Bag Scrubs, Cardboard Coffins: Imperialism’s Incompetence Demands Resistance

Editorial We live in a dying system. The coronavirus pandemic continues under the gross mismanagement of an imperialist ruling class. The richest country in the world was able to cut a $1200 check to dole out – a quick cash injection, not even enough to cover rent in most major cities. Disregarding the fleeting and inadequate subsidy, the scenes in front of us should dispel … Continue reading Hunger Lines, Trash Bag Scrubs, Cardboard Coffins: Imperialism’s Incompetence Demands Resistance

With Colonial Arrogance, USA Tries to Prevent Masks from Being Sold to Other Countries

The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Com arrogância colonial, USA tenta impedir que máscaras sejam vendidas a outros países” from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia By Matheus Garcia Da Silva Donald Trump, USA’s arch-reactionary president, on April 2 signed the Defense Production Act, Korean War-era legislation, taking steps to prevent the arrival of masks, especially the N95 (the most effective against … Continue reading With Colonial Arrogance, USA Tries to Prevent Masks from Being Sold to Other Countries

Open Letter to J. Moufawad-Paul Regarding His Misrepresentations of Tribune of the People

By Ed Dalton Editors Update: Since the article was sent to Mr. Moufawad-Paul the hyperlink to our article has been removed. We leave the article up for posterity. He stated, “I previously had a link to an article from ‘Tribune of the People’ that I mistakingly thought held this position. It was an erroneous reading on my part, and other articles clarified their position.” We … Continue reading Open Letter to J. Moufawad-Paul Regarding His Misrepresentations of Tribune of the People

Nearly One Third of Americans Did Not Pay Rent This Month: Revolutionaries Call for Continuing the Rent Strike

By Ed Dalton With millions of workers laid-off, furloughed, or fired, nearly one-third of the people in the US did not pay rent on April’s deadline according to The National Multifamily Housing Council, a twelve point increase over March. May is likely to see even fewer tenants paying their rent, through both an inability to pay and solidarity with those who cannot pay. This is … Continue reading Nearly One Third of Americans Did Not Pay Rent This Month: Revolutionaries Call for Continuing the Rent Strike

Authorities Implement Severe COVID-19 Restrictions Along South Texas Border

By David Martinez The communities near the already militarized South Texas border have seen intensified, repressive social control measures as authorities respond to the Coronavirus pandemic. This includes an increase in police checkpoints as well as implementing curfews. In Laredo, the city passed an ordinance threatening to fine residents $1,000 for not wearing a mask in public. On the mask ordinance, the bourgeois local news … Continue reading Authorities Implement Severe COVID-19 Restrictions Along South Texas Border

India In Crisis and The People’s War

Cover Image: Indian military assault commuters on the pretext of COVID-19 By Ed Dalton Of all the countries in the world, India has seen the most repressive state measures in response to the economic crisis, on the pretext of COVID-19. Although it is often lauded as the world’s largest democracy, this is a lie. India, as a semi-feudal and semi-colonial country, is home to one … Continue reading India In Crisis and The People’s War