By Kamala Rao On February 10, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) [CPI (Maoist)] issued 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 to March 7. The statement came as the CPI (Maoist) continues to face severe repression from the reactionary Indian State’s … Continue reading India: CPI (Maoist) Upholds Election Boycott
Turkey The Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) militants put up a banner in honor of martyrs who died in Turkey’s People War in the fall of 2020. The banner reads, “Nubar, Rosa, Özgür, Asmin live in our struggle, TIKKO [Turkish Liberation Army of the Workers and Peasants] fights.” Flyer reading, “TIKKO calls on you to fight” were also distributed. Brazil On the 7th anniversary of the murder … Continue reading Week in Struggle: October 29-November 4
Photo credit: Courtney Pedroza for the Washington Post By the Editorial Board Since the last presidential election in 2020, the US monopoly media has been captivated by the ongoing struggle between Republicans and Democrats to preserve the ‘sanctity’ of the electoral farce and restore the perception of legitimacy. While this effort is, in most ways, nothing more than political theater, it also indicates a deeper … Continue reading Preserving the ‘Sanctity’ of the US Electoral Farce
Editor’s note: The following is a translation of “FRACASO DE LAS ELECCIONES REACCIONARIAS Y EL PAPEL DE LA LOD (MOVADEF) Y DE LAS ACCIONES DE LOS ‘SEÑORES FEUDALES DE LA GUERRA’ DEL VRAEM” from the Peru People’s Movement, published by Communist International, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Internet Review. “Destroy bureaucratic capitalism, both private and state; confiscate all its properties, goods and economic rights for the benefit of the … Continue reading Peru: Failure of the Reactionary Elections, the Role of the ROL (MOVADEF), and the Actions of the ‘Feudal Warlords’ of VRAEM!
By the Editorial Board May 17 marks the day that the Communist Party of Peru (Partido Comunista del Perú, PCP) and revolutionaries around the world commemorate the Initiation of Armed Struggle, when the ongoing People’s War in Peru was launched 41 years ago in 1980. Known as ‘Inicio la Lucha Armada (ILA 80),’ the day is a milestone not just for the heroic people of … Continue reading Long Live the Initiation of Armed Struggle in Peru, 1980!
The following is a repost from German revolutionary news source Dem Volke Dienen. More than 56 million are boycotting the election farce – 30% of voters reject the false democracy and call for a new way forward. The election farce failed, and the biggest election boycott in the history of Brazil took place. The resounding rejection of the reactionary elections reached around 56 million people … Continue reading Notes on the Elections in Brazil
By Ed Dalton As the 2020 elections close, so too does the nationwide election boycott raised by revolutionaries. The Election Boycott Campaign can only be considered a success as it made national headlines throughout major monopoly media outlets this week, including the New York Times, CNN, USA Today, Daily Mail, and others. Actions in Pittsburgh, Kansas City, and Houston raised the profile of the campaign … Continue reading Election Boycott Concludes by Making National Headlines
By the Editorial Board Tribune of the People supports the election boycott campaign initiated by Communists and revolutionaries in the United States, we have done so with our reporting, by publishing and circulating images we have captured or received, as well as with editorials and coverage of the campaign. We have received emails expressing concern about an action taken in the city of Austin, in … Continue reading Editorial Board Statement Opposing the Vandalism of Austin’s Central Library
By Ed Dalton I have never voted and I never will, admitting this up front is important. Tribune of the People has promoted and supported the nationwide election boycott taken up by revolutionaries and activists in the US. While my conscience and my politics do not allow me to vote, and I am of course in full support of the editorial line of Tribune, I … Continue reading Opinion: Thoughts on Voting
Workers in Austin, Texas spoke to Tribune of the People, explaining the reasons that they choose not to vote. Continue reading Worker’s Voice: Why We Don’t Vote