Comrade Val There’s a myth that I’m sure a lot of us have heard time and time again: that it gets better. Dan Savage started the It Gets Better project in September of 2010 in response to the deluge of suicides by queer youth that year. I was 16 at the time, struggling with my own gender and sexuality, and I vividly remember reading about each suicide … Continue reading Faerie Fire: On Revolutionary Queer History: Part Two
By: Comrade Toussaint SAINT LOUIS: The Saint Louis City Board of Aldermen granted more support to the anti-people surveillance program referred to by the masses and those with their ear to the ground simply as the “Spy Plane” program on Friday. Board Bill 200 was passed by the Public Safety Committee of the BOA on January 5 of this year. This program will allow a … Continue reading “Spy Plane” Program Sneaking into Saint Louis: Ruling Class Puppets on Board of Aldermen Give Support
By Kevin ” Rashid” Johnson, Minister of Defense, RIBPP Note: We publish this in solidarity with the comrades of the Revolutionary Intercommunal Black Panther Party (RIBPP). We, like many, were shocked and amazed at the level of duplicity and manipulative behavior of Tom Watts and his now exposed record of cultural appropriation (pretending to be Indigenous), meddling in the affairs of New Afrikan revolutionary organizations, … Continue reading SHATTERING THE LOOKING GLASS AND EXPOSING THE SETTLER HIDING BEHIND IT: A Response On Behalf Of The Central Committee Of The RIBPP To “Through The Looking Glass”
By: Khalil Ibrahim At the risk of sounding like a tour guide, New Orleans is a city that lives in the imagination of the world. The influence of this cultural melting pot can be seen everywhere, from the music and food, to the nightlife and tourism, the meeting of Afrikan, Indigenous, Haitian, French, Spanish, and Italian cultures created a place unlike any other. Even before … Continue reading Won’t Bow Down: A Class Analysis of the Greater New Orleans Area
Note: This article and others submitted to People’s Voice News are in no way representative of the views of any particular FTP branch unless the article is described as being written by a particular FTP branch collectively or is signed by FTP branches. Comrade Toussaint The bogeyman of “postmodernism” has been raised by dogmato-revisionists the world over to justify all sorts of reactionary behavior and … Continue reading Opinion: On Incendiary News and its Milieu: Against Dogmato-Revisionist Bogeymen, Sectarianism and Opportunism
By: Huey Dessalines For prisoners, there is no alcohol nor flowers,But the night is so lovely, how can we celebrate it?I go to the air-hole and stare up at the moon,And through the air-hole the moon smiles at the poet – Ho Chi Minh, “Moonlight” SAINT LOUIS: It is a custom in the City of Saint Louis and other predominantly New Afrikan cities to welcome … Continue reading Black Inmates Begin 2021 with Uprising In Saint Louis Justice Center, Two Staff Allegedly Held Hostage In Struggle for Humane COVID-19 Response
“I’m tired from people begging for Christmas food. They didn’t care about the kind – turkeys or you know. They just needed food.” – Reverend Annie Chambers. Continue reading Fed Up: Food Desertification and Apartheid in Baltimore
By: FTP-PDX Background Formed by a split with the Workers World Party in 2004 (which split from the Socialist Workers Party nearly 50 years prior), the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) has grown into a regular—at times domineering—presence at demonstrations across the United States. After it claimed the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition in the split, PSL became a vital force in the anti-war movement of the 2000s. Though membership grew … Continue reading Against the Party for “Socialism” and Liberation: Proletarian Feminism is the Weapon to Smash Revisionism!
By: Huey Dessalines CARMEL, INDIANA: Black physician Dr. Susan Moore died on December 20th, 2020, after making a video exposing the barbaric treatment she received at the hands of colonizer physicians and nurses at IU Health North Hospital. Dr. Moore takes to task the racist “physician”, Bannec, for a variety of objective crimes against the medical profession, namely, denying potentially lifesaving treatment to a patient … Continue reading Rest In Power Dr. Susan Moore: Servant of the People and Exposer of Racist Abuses in American Medicine During COVID-19 Pandemic
By: FTP-Chicago On Monday, December 14th, body cam footage was released on CBS 2 of a pig raid from February 21, 2019, exposing the harassment and abuse of a Black woman by the Chicago pig department. The footage shows twelve pigs approaching a home with semi-automatic rifles, a battering ram, and a crowbar. They yell “search warrant!” and immediately begin knocking down the door. Anjanette … Continue reading On the Anjanette Young Case: State Corruption and Movementism
By Com. S and Com. Jae Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the inhumanity of the capitalist-imperialist system has been on display for the whole world. In the so-called U.S., contradictions were exposed as hospitals reached capacity within weeks; mass graves juxtaposed the bourgeoisie’s unwillingness to allocate resources for people’s survival; supply lines were interrupted, leaving people with empty aisles in grocery stores; prisoners … Continue reading Albany Park: Report Back on Gentrification During the Pandemic
December 18, 2020 By: Comrade Redbeard It has become something of a cliché to refer to Western Sahara as “Africa’s last colony.” Long after open colonialism has ended in most of Africa ), the brazen occupation of Western Sahara and the Sahrawi (or Saharawi) people continues. When Spain’s occupying forces were forced to withdraw from the area in 1975, the neighboring countries of Morocco and … Continue reading Death to Colonialism, Whether in Western Sahara or America!
December 7, 2020 By: Huey Dessalines Memphis: FedEx is a multibillion dollar shipping company that employs over 500,000 people worldwide. It delivered over 2.54 billion packages in FY 2020. Top executives made several million dollars each in FY2020. Yet, on the shipping floor and in the trucks which have made such million dollar payouts possible, there is sharp class struggle like always. Health conditions are … Continue reading Inside the Purple Parasite: A FedEx Worker Talks to PVN
December 7, 2020 By: Comrade Mary ST. LOUIS, MO. On January 1, at least 6.7 million American households will be facing eviction. Since the coronavirus pandemic hit in early 2020, many Americans have lost their jobs and at least 18 million Americans are behind on mortgage and rent payments. Earlier this year, the city government declared a rent moratorium. During the moratorium, courts cannot force … Continue reading Housing Moratorium in STL Expires December 31
December 7, 2020 On December 7, 2020, the MOVE Organization formally rejected the City of Philadelphia’s apology for the actions of the Philadelphia Police Department on May 13, 1985. In this halfhearted attempt at an apology, the City mentions the well-being of the “first responders” that committed the bombing and fanned the fires in the first place. It also refuses to mention the continued plight … Continue reading MOVE Organization Rejects City of Philadelphia’s Apology for 1985 Bombing, Demands Revolutionary Justice for Victims of Police Murder