Week in Struggle: February 18-24

India On February 22, suspected combatants of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), under the leadership of the CPI (Maoist), burned a train in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh (in central India). On February 22, suspected PLGA combatants set six construction vehicles on fire in the Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana (in southern India). The vehicles were reportedly used in bridge construction. These projects mainly … Continue reading Week in Struggle: February 18-24

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

“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

Proletarian Art: Honoring Garrett Foster for His 30th Birthday

In honor of what would have been antiracist activist Garrett Foster’s 30th Birthday on December 4, Tribune illustrator Reed Everson created a piece of art to celebrate Foster and his life dedicated to serving the people and fighting for a better world. Click Image below for Full View: The artist wrote the following about the piece: Garrett Foster’s sacrifice reminds us that we aren’t just … Continue reading Proletarian Art: Honoring Garrett Foster for His 30th Birthday

Austin: March in Honor of Garrett Foster on Anniversary of His Murder

By Josefina Morales On July 25, the one-year anniversary of the murder of Garrett Foster, supporters of the movement for Black lives marched in his memory, calling for the conviction of his killer and for the advancement of his fight in service of the people. Foster, 28, was killed by Daniel Perry, a reactionary active-duty US Army sergeant who drove into a crowd of protesters … Continue reading Austin: March in Honor of Garrett Foster on Anniversary of His Murder

Commemorations Held in Honor of Garrett Foster One Year after His Murder

Garrett Foster was murdered by reactionary US Army sergeant Daniel Perry on July 25, 2020, while defending a march for Black lives in Austin, Texas. Foster’s death has resonated with revolutionaries around the US—the example he set by putting his life on the line and making the ultimate sacrifice for the people is something that lives on far beyond his last heartbeat. The following is a … Continue reading Commemorations Held in Honor of Garrett Foster One Year after His Murder

One Year Later, Garrett Foster Lives Forever in the Struggle

By the Editorial Board One year ago on July 25, 2020, Garrett Foster, a servant of the people and defender of Black lives, was murdered in the streets of Austin for standing up to a reactionary during a protest in the wake of the May Uprisings, defending the people and the movement that he believed in. His absence is an immense loss, but what cannot … Continue reading One Year Later, Garrett Foster Lives Forever in the Struggle

Austin: US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry Indicted for Murder of Garrett Foster

By the Editorial Board On July 1, active-duty US Army sergeant Daniel Perry was indicted by a grand jury for charges of murder, deadly conduct, and aggravated assault for his murder of antiracist activist Garrett Foster. A Travis County judge placed the charges following a year of protests and actions demanding Perry’s conviction after he killed Foster during a protest for Black lives on July … Continue reading Austin: US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry Indicted for Murder of Garrett Foster

Grand Jury Deliberates Charges Against US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry

Cover Photo: Active-Duty US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry By the Editorial Board A grand jury is currently underway to determine potential charges against active-duty US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry for his murder of Garrett Foster last July 25 during an Austin protest in the wake of the May Uprisings sparked by the murder of George Floyd. Sources have told Tribune that witness testimonies in the … Continue reading Grand Jury Deliberates Charges Against US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry