St. Louis Deputies Murder Man Over Eviction Notice In The Middle Of a Pandemic

By Comrade Blue SAINT LOUIS: Amid all the tension between the working and ruling classes during this pandemic, we find one thing clear: all the class dynamics that existed before the COVID-19 epidemic are exacerbated by this newfound panic. Working people struggle even more to get food on their tables. As people are put out of work without pay, landlords are still wrongfully demanding rent. … Continue reading St. Louis Deputies Murder Man Over Eviction Notice In The Middle Of a Pandemic

Homeless Families in Los Angeles Seize Housing, Announce Plan to Seize More Properties In Future: MCP’s Position

March 15, 2020 Saturday morning saw an escalation in the proletarian revolutionary housing struggle in California. Homeless families, inspired by the success of Moms4Housing in Oakland after a sharp struggle, reproduced the tactic and seized control of a house in El Sureno. The LA Times reports that they seek to spread the tactic to new properties in the future. This development comes on the heels … Continue reading Homeless Families in Los Angeles Seize Housing, Announce Plan to Seize More Properties In Future: MCP’s Position

Saint Paul Teachers Hit the Streets and Begin Their Strike; SPPS Already Threatening Retaliatory Layoffs

By Otto K. March 12, 2020 SAINT PAUL – Earlier this week on Tuesday morning, St. Paul, Minnesota teachers and educators began the first day of their planned strike, establishing their picket lines at all St. Paul Public School (SPPS) sites with a march and rally at the Global Arts Plus Upper Campus which followed later in the afternoon.  The strike, which is supported by … Continue reading Saint Paul Teachers Hit the Streets and Begin Their Strike; SPPS Already Threatening Retaliatory Layoffs

FTP-Bloomington celebrates IWWD

March 8, 2020 A series of workshops in Bloomington, Indiana brought comrades together to celebrate International Working Women’s Day in solidarity with working women and non-men across the world. For the People – Bloomington, the Marxist Reading Group, the Culture Work Collective, and the Palestine Solidarity Committee organized the workshops at PwrPlnt, a community space in downtown Bloomington that hosts political and cultural events, such as … Continue reading FTP-Bloomington celebrates IWWD

Indiana Prison Offers Jobs to Settler Workers

By Comrade Delphi March 5, 2020 There’s a small town in western Indiana called Carlisle. A very small town. One of those places that once was probably a fairly successful agricultural community where, if you didn’t farm, you probably commuted to some automobile or steel plant and did pretty well for yourself. Of course, like so many other midwestern towns of its size that’s all gone now, … Continue reading Indiana Prison Offers Jobs to Settler Workers

If We Do Not Hit It, It Will Not Fall: Gentrification in Albany Park and How Our Class Fights Back

February 6, 2020 CHICAGO: Over the last week, revolutionaries took a stand against the newest face of gentrification in the Chicago neighborhood of Albany Park by wheatpasting flyers against the soon-to-open Khepri Cafe. The flyers were titled “Gentrifiers Out Now!/Gentrificadores Fuera Ya!” and demanded the relocation of the cafe–a small yet significant action for the purposes of organizing the working masses and to initiate a … Continue reading If We Do Not Hit It, It Will Not Fall: Gentrification in Albany Park and How Our Class Fights Back

Minneapolis CM Abdi Warsame Accepts Position as Director of Minneapolis Public Housing Authority; Becomes New Face of Public Housing Privatization in Minneapolis

By Otto K. February 3, 2020 MINNEAPOLIS: Last Wednesday, January 29th, Minneapolis two-term City Council member Abdi Warsame was unanimously approved by the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority’s board of commissioners to become the next Director of the MPHA. This comes after previous director, Greg Russ, resigned from the position in order to accept the equivalent position within the New York Public Housing Authority.  Warsame must … Continue reading Minneapolis CM Abdi Warsame Accepts Position as Director of Minneapolis Public Housing Authority; Becomes New Face of Public Housing Privatization in Minneapolis

#Moms4Housing Activists Arrested

By Sabine Lebrón January 16, 2020 OAKLAND: Four housing justice activists were evicted and arrested early Tuesday morning in Oakland, CA. The women, organizers with the New Afrikan-led #Moms4Housing movement, had begun their illegal occupation of the long-vacant West Oakland property – owned by so-called “developer” Wedgewood Properties – in early November. Their occupation of the Magnolia Street property was part of a broader campaign … Continue reading #Moms4Housing Activists Arrested

Democratic Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg Exposed for Exploiting Prison Labor for Campaign

By Huey Dessalines December 24, 2019 NEW YORK CITY: Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was exposed today for his campaign’s exploitation of prison labor to make calls. In a statement to the Intercept, Bloomberg’s campaign stated: “We didn’t know about this and we never would have allowed it if we had. We don’t believe in this practice and we’ve now ended our relationship … Continue reading Democratic Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg Exposed for Exploiting Prison Labor for Campaign

Imperialism Is Hungry for Africa’s Cobalt: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Dell and Tesla Sued Over Child Labor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

By C.R. December 24, 2019 DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO: The Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the richest countries on the face of the Earth, resource wise. Cobalt in particular has the attention of the imperialists’ tech industry, along with lithium, hence the recent coup in Bolivia against progressive indigenous President Evo Morales. The DRC is a central African country and has … Continue reading Imperialism Is Hungry for Africa’s Cobalt: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Dell and Tesla Sued Over Child Labor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Employees Confront Slumlord About Missing Wages

By Daniel Engels November 6, 2019 SAINT LOUIS: On Monday, November 4, 2019, about ten employees of Southwest Crossing Apartments confronted owner Eliam Rabin about their wages that he and his company, TEH Realty, stole. All the employees, now on strike, have not received their pay for the period, and many more were laid off recently. Southwest Crossing Apartments is on 7851 Bandero Drive, a … Continue reading Employees Confront Slumlord About Missing Wages

Hard Rock Hotel Collapse

By Toussaint Louverture OCTOBER 13, 2019 NEW ORLEANS – A hotel under construction near the French Quarter in New Orleans partially collapsed Saturday, killing 1 worker identified as Anthony Floyd Margrette, and injuring at least 18 people. 2 workers remain missing as of 8:22 PM CST on Saturday. The site slated for the construction of a Hard Rock Hotel franchise is an $85 million project … Continue reading Hard Rock Hotel Collapse

Vacancies in St. Louis: Washington University Report is Nothing New to Black St. Louis

By Mary Adcock In the Greater Ville neighborhood of north St. Louis, these five homes are vacant, four which are owned by the Land Reutilization Authority (LRA). Two are scheduled to be demolished. This block contains 14 vacant properties (Photo credit: Robert Cohen, St. Louis Post-Dispatch).  If you walk through North St. Louis, you can see vacant buildings and trash piling up in the alleys. … Continue reading Vacancies in St. Louis: Washington University Report is Nothing New to Black St. Louis