Derontae Martin, 19, was reported dead early in the morning of April 25 at a residence located at 1773 Highway Z in Fredericktown, Missouri, owned by a white man named James Wade. Fredericktown is roughly an hour and a half from Saint Louis, Missouri. Martin, a resident of Park Hills, Missouri, allegedly died from a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head at 3:01 AM, … Continue reading 19 Year Old New Afrikan Teenager, Derontae Martin, Shot and Killed In Fredericktown, MO: Interview Between Comrade M. and Comrade Toussaint
FTP-Chicago On May 2nd, For The People – Chicago and its mass organ, the Albany Park – Organizing Committee, held their first people’s forum to discuss the current advancements of gentrification in the neighborhood and publicly initiate the Hands Off Albany Park campaign. FTP and AP-OC members and volunteers canvassed throughout the neighborhood for the People’s Forum and invitations were sent out to supporters. Attendees … Continue reading FTP-Chicago and AP-OC Hold “Hands Off Albany Park” People’s Forum
FTP-Chicago (Rogers Park) A wave of violent suppression continues in Rogers Park. Around 11 AM on Thursday, April 1st, the Chicago Police Department swept across Howard Street, indiscriminately arresting anyone and everyone they came across. Approximately 38 people were grabbed off the street and taken to Cook County Jail. They call this “Operation End of the Line,” and bill it as a response to a … Continue reading “Operation End of the Line”: Pig Violence Aids Gentrification in Rogers Park, and Block Club Chicago Propagandizes It
“When we consider the onslaught of mental illness among the people of our country, we also must conclude that it’s not simply a problem of isolated individuals with faulty brain chemistry; it’s a social problem which is rooted in social conditions. We are not born broken. Capitalism is breaking us.” Continue reading On Mental Health and Revolutionary Discipline
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
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!
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: FTP-STL For the People – STL is an intermediate organization in Saint Louis, Missouri. Every member of our formation is required to adopt and unite with our points of unity shared with other FTP organizations across the country, these being: anti-capitalism, anti-imperialism, support for and work towards initiating and maintaining direct aid to the people. Most important than direct aid to the people (which … Continue reading FTP-STL Speaks: Why We Want to Destroy American Imperialism
by Huey Dessalines Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a top Iranian nuclear scientist, was assassinated in Tehran on Friday. Bullets riddled his vehicle and there were reports of an explosion as well. Fakhirizadeh was a major part of the Iranian nuclear effort and is the highest ranking Iranian scientist to be assassinated to date. Israel has long sought to neutralize/destroy Iranian nuclear capabilities, seeing Iran as a competitor … Continue reading Iranian Nuclear Scientist Assassinated In Tehran, Signs Point To Israeli/American Involvement
Transgender women have been mercilessly harassed, beaten, raped, murdered, tortured, lobotomized, institutionalized, imprisoned, forced out of employment and pushed to suicide. This humiliation can only go on for so long before there is a breaking point. Continue reading Transgender Women and the Revolutionary Struggle Against Patriarchy
After the “interim president” ousted popular President Vizcarra, protests rocked the country for a week. Now the new government in stepping down in the face of a mass rebellion. Continue reading Peru’s Coup Leader Resigns After Police Kill Two Protestors, Injure Dozens
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.