Author: Leo Zino

Wildcat Strike at Gorillas, a Grocery Delivery Startup in Berlin

Workers at the on-demand grocery delivery service Gorillas have gone on a wildcat strike. They have been blocking warehouses after one of their colleagues was fired. This is an intense, exemplary struggle that demands international attention.

CUNY Union Passes Resolution Demanding End to All U.S. Aid to Israel

Rank-and-file activists in CUNY’s faculty and staff union fought against bureaucratic machinations to pass a resolution calling for internal discussions of BDS and demanding that Joe Biden end all aid to Israel and other countries participating in human rights violations.

No, Germany Is Not Actually Recognizing the Genocide in Namibia

The German government has made international headlines with its public “gestures of reconciliation” for the genocide of tens of thousands of West Africans in the early 1900s. Representatives of the Herero and Nama peoples are rejecting the deal, saying it comes nowhere close to addressing the effects of Germany’s long history of colonial exploitation in the region.

Excluded from the NPA, We Begin the Process of Building a New Revolutionary Organization: Statement of 296 NPA Activists

This declaration addresses the de facto expulsion from the organization of its 296 signers, militants of the New Anticapitalist Party in France from 34 of the party’s committees. For the militants of Révolution Permanente and the CCR, the Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International group that is a tendency within the NPA, it opens a new stage in the fight to build a revolutionary workers party in France.

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.