By: Comrade Mary ST. LOUIS: Since Sunday February 7, a coalition of more than 200 volunteers and 11 churches and shelters collaborated to form Winter Haven, opening 250 beds over the last two weeks during freezing weather by opening motels and pop-up shelters at churches. “I’ve never seen a coalition come together like this before,” Teka Childress, founder of St. Louis Winter Outreach said. St. … Continue reading “We are Not Your Piggy Bank”: Ruling Class Forces Volunteers to Mobilize Operation Winter Haven in STL
Around 3:00 AM on Saturday morning, inmates once again rose in the maroon, slave rebel tradition, following in the footsteps of the Attica rebels of 1971, who rose and demanded to be treated as human beings, not as beasts. Reactionary governor Nelson Rockefeller mobilized the National Guard to suppress that uprising, resulting in several dead. On Saturday morning in the heart of Saint Louis, windows were smashed, items were thrown from windows, fires were lit, and banners/signs demanding “Freedom for 57” were made and displayed. “Free 57” refers to the 50 odd rebel inmates who were transferred to the Workhouse after previous demonstrations. This is a solidarity uprising and an uprising for human rights, and a natural response to state repression. A sign asking “What about Anthony Smith” was also seen. Anthony Smith was a Black man murdered by Police Officer Jason Stockley on December 20, 2011. The failure to indict Stockley touched off weeks of protests in 2017, which were met with brutal repression ordered by Mayor Lyda Krewson (D). Continue reading Uprising Continues In Saint Louis Jail – 117 Inmates Seize Fourth Floor
by Comrade Connie Michael Conlon, 28, was murdered by the Newton Police Department on Tuesday after the owner of Indulge! candy store, Linda Weller Gulman, called the police while he was having a mental health crisis. Conlon, who lived above and frequented the store, reportedly told Gulman he had not taken his medication and he wanted to show her something, revealing a knife. Despite local … Continue reading Police Murders, Mental Health, and Protest: Report and Analysis from Newton, MA
As Confederate flags and Trump 2020 banners fly outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC, pro-Trump protestors are entering the building by force. Videos taken at the scene show cops fleeing from demonstrators with fire extinguishers; others appear to simply be taking a self-guided tour of the building, wandering aimlessly through the halls. Windows have been smashed and both chambers of Congress are currently on … Continue reading BREAKING: Trump Supporters Storm U.S. Capitol
“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 Kevin Rashid Johnson, Minister of Defense RIBPP On December 29, 2020, I joined with several recently expelled members of the new Afrikan Black Panther Party (NABPP) and other comrades to create a new revolutionary intercommunal party as a split from and restructuring of the NABPP. This new formation, which unlike the NABPP has a democratically elected leadership, is the Revolutionary Intercommunal Black Panther Party … Continue reading LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED: ON THE SPLIT IN THE NEW AFRIKAN BLACK PARTY AND FOUNDING OF THE REVOLUTIONARY INTERCOMMUNAL BLACK PANTHER PARTY
As the COVID pandemic rages, Utah’s housing problem only grows worse– but the rich and powerful are profiting from it. Continue reading Beyond Rio Grande: Utah Real Estate’s Quiet War on the Poor
By the Political Development Working Group of Solidarity Supply Distro Earlier this month, the City of Boston’s Inspectional Services Department issued a violation notice to a food distribution program working out of a yard in Roslindale. The mutual aid program – labeled “underground” by the Boston Globe – offered regular access to free food for families in need, sourcing its supplies through the Brookline Food … Continue reading SSD Speaks: Oppose State Repression of Mutual Aid! Fight for Revolution!
Boston, MA December 10th, 2020 On the morning of Thursday, December 10th, antifascist activists placed a banner over Storrow Drive in solidarity with the call to action from the Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement. The call was a commemoration of martyred antifascist Michael Reinoehl, who was assassinated by police after defending himself and a friend from fascists. His murder was called for by Donald Trump on Twitter, … Continue reading Avenge Michael Reinoehl!
FTP – Chicago has begun a program to provide free overdose-prevention kits and other resources to the people in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. Continue reading FTP-Chicago Launches Weekly People’s Survival Program
Private interests invest millions of dollars in our elections every year. at every level of government. Continue reading Chances Are, You Voted for a Candidate You Hate (Again). Here’s Why It Keeps Happening.
“The history of the current political border is the history of colonization.” Continue reading Superemos: Separation of Families on The US-Mexico Border
FTP-Long Beach As millions wait with bated breath for the 2020 US election to finally conclude, the old words of Shakespeare come to mind: “a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” For all the bourgeois hype about saving or defending democracy, and all the astonished gasps at voter turnout and this or that state flipping, nothing that has happened … Continue reading Beyond the Electoral Hell: A View from Long Beach
FTP-Twin Cities Another election, another war-mongering imperialist elected to the highest office of the so-called united states. The dictatorship of the bourgeoisie remains in power, prolonging its parasitic existence. Biden and Harris will maintain the colonies (both internal and external) of this country. The military will continue dropping bombs and terrorizing the world abroad, while funding other States which support such campaigns of terror and … Continue reading So, The Election Spectacle is Over. Now What?