Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 21

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 21

Week in Struggle: January 14-20

India On January 8, suspected members of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), carrying out the People’s War under the leadership of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) [CPI (Maoist)], destroyed mining vehicles in the Gumla district of Jharkhand. The mining vehicles were owned by the Aditya Birla Group, a mining company that operates at the people’s expense in service to imperialism. Posters were left … Continue reading Week in Struggle: January 14-20

Canton: Police Murder Man in His Backyard as New Year Begins, Community Demands Justice

By Jason Bartles Only minutes into the new year, James “Big Roe” Williams was shot and killed in his own backyard by a police officer in Canton, Ohio. His wife, Marquetta Williams, has vowed to fight for justice, as community members and activists have joined the struggle. The neighborhood where Williams lived has a long-standing tradition of celebratory gunfire to ring in the new year. … Continue reading Canton: Police Murder Man in His Backyard as New Year Begins, Community Demands Justice

Mayfield: Survivors of Capitalist Disaster Struggle While Government and Charity Efforts Fail Them

Photo: Casey (on left) holding her two-year-old daughter, photographed in December following the tornado that destroyed her home. (Source: Tribune Official Supporter) By Michael Nolan Victims of the tornado that hit Mayfield, Kentucky this past December are still being left to fend for themselves in another total failure of the capitalist ruling class to prepare for and respond to extreme weather. Opportunist politicians from the … Continue reading Mayfield: Survivors of Capitalist Disaster Struggle While Government and Charity Efforts Fail Them

Massachusetts: After Ten-Month Long Strike Ends, Saint Vincent Nurses Reflect on Their Struggle

By Vincent Cross On Monday, January 4, nurses at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester overwhelmingly voted to approve a new contract and back-to-work agreement. The vote formally ended a walkout which had resulted in the longest nurses’ strike in Massachusetts history and the longest nurses’ strike in the United States in over fifteen years. The tenacious fight, which won most of the workers’ demands, reflected … Continue reading Massachusetts: After Ten-Month Long Strike Ends, Saint Vincent Nurses Reflect on Their Struggle

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 14

Photo credit: Twitter @UFCW_7 Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 14

Mexico: Revolutionaries Commemorate Chairman Mao’s 128th Birthday and Anniversary of CP-Sol Rojo

By Nélida Tello On December 26, activists and revolutionaries from various parts of southern Mexico commemorated Chairman Mao Zedong’s 128th birthday and celebrated the fifth anniversary of Current of the People-Red Sun’s (CP-Sol Rojo, Corriente del Pueblo Sol Rojo) public existence as well as its 14 years of political work in rural communities.  At the event, organizers spoke of their struggles against imperialist aggression, the … Continue reading Mexico: Revolutionaries Commemorate Chairman Mao’s 128th Birthday and Anniversary of CP-Sol Rojo

Week in Struggle: January 7-13

Brazil Last week, in Pará, graffiti, posters, and a banner were documented in support of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) [CPI (Maoist)] and against the counterrevolutionary military operation Prahaar-3. In India, fascist president Narendra Modi initiated Prahaar-3 to try to end the People’s War waged by the CPI (Maoist). All carried the slogans “Down with Operation Prahaar-3! Long live the People’s War in India! Long … Continue reading Week in Struggle: January 7-13

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