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

Austin: Protesters Rally for Palestinians Facing Eviction in Jerusalem

By Josefina Morales On June 20, the Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) organized a demonstration outside the Texas Capitol in solidarity with Batn al-hawa, a neighborhood in the Silwan district of Jerusalem where hundreds of Palestinians are currently resisting eviction and demolition of their homes by the Israeli government. Throughout the action, activists emphasized that the ceasefire in place since last month between Palestinian militants and the Israeli … Continue reading Austin: Protesters Rally for Palestinians Facing Eviction in Jerusalem

Austin: Gourdough’s Workers Walk Out to Protest Lack of AC, Owners Retaliate and Delay Fixes

By Josefina Morales On Sunday, June 13, workers at Gourdough’s Public House, an Austin restaurant and bar, walked out in response to extreme temperatures in the kitchen and back areas of the building, slowing down business and inspiring other workers to follow suit. Workers told Tribune that the owners’ negligence of the air conditioning goes back months, despite the fact that the workers have consistently raised the … Continue reading Austin: Gourdough’s Workers Walk Out to Protest Lack of AC, Owners Retaliate and Delay Fixes

Austin: Housing Activists Confront City Manager Over Failed Rent Relief

By Michael Nolan On June 10, members of the housing struggle organization United Neighborhood Defense Movement (UNDM) and tenants confronted Austin city manager Spencer Cronk outside of City Hall as the city council meeting concluded. The activists denounced Cronk for the city’s improperly managed rent relief programs that have failed to help tenants facing the continued threat of eviction resulting from the ongoing capitalist economic … Continue reading Austin: Housing Activists Confront City Manager Over Failed Rent Relief

Opinion: Understand the Conditions to Fight Anti-Abortion Attacks

Photo: Protesters march against the Texas Legislature’s anti-abortion bills in Austin (Source: Popular Women’s Movement) By Sandra Harris Ruling-class attacks on access to abortion have steadily increased over the last decade, including an extreme anti-abortion law recently passed in Texas, along with ramped-up efforts to challenge the constitutionality of the right to abortion in the Supreme Court. In order to mobilize the people and do … Continue reading Opinion: Understand the Conditions to Fight Anti-Abortion Attacks

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

Austin: Family of Alex Gonzales Combats Police Lies, Continue Fight for Justice

By Josefina Morales On June 5, the family of Alex Gonzales Jr. and their supporters held a press conference at the site of Gonzales’s memorial, only a few feet from where he was murdered by Austin Police Department (APD) officers five months earlier. Loved ones of Garrett Foster, who was murdered by US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry during a protest in the wake of the … Continue reading Austin: Family of Alex Gonzales Combats Police Lies, Continue Fight for Justice

Houston: Pro-Palestinian Protesters Confront Police During March Against Boeing Weapons Sales to Israel

By Blaine Hopkins On June 5, during a protest against the US government’s approval of a $700 million Boeing arms deal with Israel, pro-Palestine demonstrators rushed to defend a detained protester from the police and forced his release. The combative protest continued with a rally at the offices of arms manufacturers in Houston that produce weapons for Israel. The protest started as a rally but … Continue reading Houston: Pro-Palestinian Protesters Confront Police During March Against Boeing Weapons Sales to Israel

Austin: Alex Gonzales Jr.’s Widow Confirms Details of His Murder by Police

Photo credit: Jenni Lee By Jakob Stein This past week, Jessica Arellano, the widow of Alex Gonzales Jr., confirmed that Gonzales did not have a gun when Austin police officers Gabriel Gutierrez and Luis Serrato murdered him in January of this year. She also confirmed that it was Gutierrez who was the aggressor against her and Gonzales as they were driving with their infant child in the … Continue reading Austin: Alex Gonzales Jr.’s Widow Confirms Details of His Murder by Police

Austin: Day of Action to Drop the Charges from May Uprisings

By Brian Martel As part of a national day of action on Wednesday, activists with the Drop the Charges Coalition rallied on the steps of the Austin federal courthouse to demand that all remaining charges against the protesters from the May Uprisings be dropped, in particular the remaining 350 protesters still facing federal charges. The day of action came one day after the anniversary of … Continue reading Austin: Day of Action to Drop the Charges from May Uprisings