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
By Corey Brooks On January 22, the Orlando Tribune of the People Support Committee held a study of the paper’s Worker Correspondents articles which inspired attendees to document their own experiences in the workplace and become active in Tribune’s efforts to be a voice for the working class and revolutionary movement. The event focused on the need for Worker Correspondents, that is, journalists who write about their … Continue reading Orlando: Tribune Holds Study of Workers’ Stories, Developing Revolutionary Journalists
Cover photo: Colin Hackley By Ben Robinson Last month, the state of Florida passed two bills designed to target progressive and revolutionary politics at all levels of the education system. The first mandates that state colleges and universities monitor the political beliefs of students, faculty, and staff, and the second adds content to school curricula that condemns revolutionary ideology and promotes US imperialism. Both bills … Continue reading Opinion: Florida Education Bills Suppress Progressive Ideas, Warp History to Limit Dissent
Photo: Still from security camera footage shows moment Champlain Towers collapsed. By Jakob Stein In the early hours of June 24, Champlain Towers South, a 12-story beachfront condominium building in Surfside, Florida, experienced a partial collapse which, at the time of publication, has left 18 people dead and another 145 still unaccounted for. While authorities have launched numerous investigations into the cause of the building … Continue reading Opinion: What Caused the Collapse of Champlain Towers South in Florida?
By David Martinez Othal Wallace, a man associated with the Not Fucking Around Coalition (NFAC), an all-Black militia, was captured and arrested by local police and federal agents near Atlanta early Saturday morning. Ruling-class authorities carried out a large, multi-state operation over the course of two days to arrest Wallace, accusing him of shooting a police officer in Daytona Beach, Florida on June 23. On … Continue reading Georgia: Black Militant, Accused of Shooting Police Officer, Apprehended after Two-Day Pursuit
By Jakob Stein Over the past week, hundreds of residents in Manatee County, Florida, just outside of Tampa, were evacuated from their homes as a state of emergency was declared due to a leak in a toxic wastewater reservoir that was on the verge of collapsing. The rush to evacuate residents and drain the reservoir before it caused a complete catastrophe is a perfect display … Continue reading Florida: Toxic Wastewater Leak Demonstrates Pitfalls of Capitalist System
Cover photo by Jenna Watson “Repression and Resistance” is a column from Tribune of the People that highlights rebellions and repression happening in protests across the US each week. If you want us to cover a protest happening in your city, please send us a pitch. Indianapolis, IN This week protesters took to the streets after it was announced that none of the police officers … Continue reading Repression and Resistance: Week in Protest, November 6-12