Minneapolis: Community Support Wins Lighter Sentence for Targeted Political Prisoner, Tom Moseley

by Michael Nolan A federal judge sentenced anti-police brutality activist Tom Moseley on Wednesday to 90 days in a halfway house and two years of probation for charges resulting from his participation in the May Uprisings following the murder of George Floyd. In the face of heightened repression by the federal government, Moseley’s sentence, which does not include prison time, represents a victory for his … Continue reading Minneapolis: Community Support Wins Lighter Sentence for Targeted Political Prisoner, Tom Moseley

Minneapolis: Tom Moseley, Activist for Black Lives, Faces Sentencing after Targeted Federal Repression

Photo: Activist Tom Moseley (center) standing with family members of victims of the police. By Michael Nolan Tom Moseley, an activist fighting racist police violence, faces sentencing on Wednesday, January 5, for federal charges related to his participation during protests in the May Uprisings which followed the police murder of George Floyd. These charges fit the pattern of the Biden administration which intensifies its repression … Continue reading Minneapolis: Tom Moseley, Activist for Black Lives, Faces Sentencing after Targeted Federal Repression

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: October 15

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin provides 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: October 15

Minneapolis: Reactionary Driver Kills Woman, Injures 2 Others, During Winston Smith Protest

Photo: Nicholas David Kraus (Source: Hennepin County Booking Photo) By Serran Soledad and Sarah Ahmed On Sunday night in Minneapolis, Nicholas David Kraus, 35, intentionally drove his car into a protest being held for Winston Smith, killing one woman and injuring two other protesters. Kraus, who attempted to escape, was pursued and beaten by the crowd, until he was turned over to police. Winston Smith … Continue reading Minneapolis: Reactionary Driver Kills Woman, Injures 2 Others, During Winston Smith Protest

Without Power, Justice is an Illusion

Photo credit: Court TV via AP By the Editorial Board Celebrate the people, celebrate the uprisings, celebrate the Floyd family, honor the life of George Floyd, and honor the lives of all others gunned down and murdered by this racist policing system and its decaying ruling class. We celebrate and honor all of them because it is the masses who are the makers of history—the historic … Continue reading Without Power, Justice is an Illusion

Austin: University Students Rally and March for Daunte Wright

By Josefina Morales On Wednesday evening, University of Texas at Austin (UT) student group Cops Off Campus rallied supporters on the steps of the UT Tower to protest the police murder of Daunte Wright and show solidarity with those protesting elsewhere. Wright’s murder on April 11 has sparked the people’s anger anew, and protests against police have broken out in multiple cities this week as … Continue reading Austin: University Students Rally and March for Daunte Wright

Minnesota: Police Murder of Daunte Wright Sparks Days of Combative Protest

By Serran Soledad On Sunday, Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran of the department and president of the local police union. Wright was murdered during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb, sparking five consecutive nights of combative protests outside the police headquarters as well as solidarity protests across the country. Just … Continue reading Minnesota: Police Murder of Daunte Wright Sparks Days of Combative Protest

Chauvin Trial Puts the Spectacle of the Bourgeois Legal System on Display

By the Editorial Board On Monday, March 27, the long-awaited trial for former police officer Derek Chauvin, the murderer of George Floyd, began, and with it, the ruling class seeks to distract from a key fact which no one should forget—there would be no trial to speak of if it were not for the fierce uprisings of the people of Minneapolis, which echoed around the … Continue reading Chauvin Trial Puts the Spectacle of the Bourgeois Legal System on Display

Video: Organizer Discusses Repression in Minneapolis on Day of Aid for Political Prisoners

A representative from Minnesota Uprising Arrestee Support (MUAS), an organization that provides support to those arrested during the uprisings in Minneapolis spoke at the Day of Aid for Political Prisoners event in Austin on March 18. During the discussion, the speaker explained how the rebellion grew in Minneapolis, the use of reforms and repression by the government to quell the uprisings, and the role of organizations … Continue reading Video: Organizer Discusses Repression in Minneapolis on Day of Aid for Political Prisoners

Repression & Resistance: Week in Protest January 8-14

Minneapolis, MN Proceedings in the cases against the officers who participated in the murder of George Floyd have seen delays and attempts by defense attorneys to claim that a fair trial is impossible because of their clients own oppositional defenses. Read more here. New York City, NY The New York attorney general has announced a lawsuit against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and … Continue reading Repression & Resistance: Week in Protest January 8-14