Author: Leo Zino

The Whole Damn System Is Guilty as Hell

While the ongoing rebellion is starting its second week, new questions are emerging. Where is the movement of liberation coming from, and where it is going?

The World Is Watching

As the streets of Minneapolis burn, the flames are lighting up and projecting the forgotten demands of millions of oppressed Black, brown, and poor youth. The “belly of the beast” is the new epicenter of class struggle against police violence and social inequality.

The Head of the AFL-CIO Is Infected — With Union Bureaucrat-itis

In this crisis, the response from union leaders has left much to be desired. Nowhere is this more evident than in a recent address by the president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka. He offers only a “cure-all” bill in Congress, but a healthy labor movement would fight in strikes and in the streets. 

Activist Dies in Chile’s Plaza Italia as Police Repress Medics

Abel Acuña was only 29 years old. Yesterday at Plaza de la Dignidad (ex Plaza Italia), violent repression was unleashed against protesters. This sent Acuña into a cardiac arrest. Acuña’s death is the responsibility of Sebastián Piñera’s government.

Buenos Aires Subway Workers Strike Against Repression

After a month-long struggle the militarized police clamped down on striking subway workers in the tunnel and arrested 16 of them. In response to the government’s repression, subway workers called for an indefinite, city-wide transit strike until their fellow workers are released from jail.

Solidarity with PepsiCo Workers!

Six hundred PepsiCo workers in Argentina have been fired and their factory was closed. They are currently occupying the factory, despite lack of support from the union.

Trump and the Circus on Comey Island

In an unprecedented power grab, Trump fired James Comey, the director of the FBI. The Democrats who also criticized Comey and even called for his resignation find themselves in a contradictory position. Some call it the beginning of the end of American democracy. However, the FBI is a repressive institution that dismantles left movements, not an institution to be defended.

The Whole Damn System Is Guilty as Hell

While the ongoing rebellion is starting its second week, new questions are emerging. Where is the movement of liberation coming from, and where it is going?

The World Is Watching

As the streets of Minneapolis burn, the flames are lighting up and projecting the forgotten demands of millions of oppressed Black, brown, and poor youth. The “belly of the beast” is the new epicenter of class struggle against police violence and social inequality.

The Head of the AFL-CIO Is Infected — With Union Bureaucrat-itis

In this crisis, the response from union leaders has left much to be desired. Nowhere is this more evident than in a recent address by the president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka. He offers only a “cure-all” bill in Congress, but a healthy labor movement would fight in strikes and in the streets. 

Activist Dies in Chile’s Plaza Italia as Police Repress Medics

Abel Acuña was only 29 years old. Yesterday at Plaza de la Dignidad (ex Plaza Italia), violent repression was unleashed against protesters. This sent Acuña into a cardiac arrest. Acuña’s death is the responsibility of Sebastián Piñera’s government.

Buenos Aires Subway Workers Strike Against Repression

After a month-long struggle the militarized police clamped down on striking subway workers in the tunnel and arrested 16 of them. In response to the government’s repression, subway workers called for an indefinite, city-wide transit strike until their fellow workers are released from jail.

Solidarity with PepsiCo Workers!

Six hundred PepsiCo workers in Argentina have been fired and their factory was closed. They are currently occupying the factory, despite lack of support from the union.

Trump and the Circus on Comey Island

In an unprecedented power grab, Trump fired James Comey, the director of the FBI. The Democrats who also criticized Comey and even called for his resignation find themselves in a contradictory position. Some call it the beginning of the end of American democracy. However, the FBI is a repressive institution that dismantles left movements, not an institution to be defended.