#LoriLockout: Chicago Teachers Locked Out of Virtual Classrooms
In Chicago, public school teachers overwhelmingly voted in favor of remote instruction until adequate safety measures were in place for in-person instruction. In response, Mayor Lightfoot locked teachers out of their virtual classrooms and has threatened to withhold pay if teachers don’t report to work by Wednesday.
Maria AurelioJanuary 5, 2022
Despite “Ceasefire,” Israel is Dropping More Bombs on Gaza
On Zionist Flag March Day, marchers chant "Death to Arabs" and Israel drops more bombs on Gaza.
Maria AurelioJune 15, 2021
Colombia Is Murdering Protesters, But They Are Still Taking the Streets
Protesters in Colombia continue to take the streets against the Duque government despite brutal repression. Wednesday will be a national day of mobilizations.
Maria AurelioMay 4, 2021
“It Felt Like War”: Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets, and 100 Arrests in Brooklyn Center Protest
The police and National Guard used tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters demanding justice for Daunte Wright. Over 100 people were arrested.
Maria AurelioApril 17, 2021
Undocumented Workers Are on Hunger Strike in New York City
Dozens of undocumented immigrants are on hunger strike in New York City — many of them essential workers who worked all through the pandemic. Part of the “Fast for the Forgotten” which began on March 16, the hunger strikers are primarily vendors, restaurant workers and delivery service workers. They are demanding that the upcoming state […]
Maria AurelioApril 1, 2021
Atlanta Police Officer Who Claimed Shooter Had a “Bad Day” Made Anti-Asian Posts on Social Media
“Yesterday was a really bad day for him and this is what he did," said Captain Jay Baker of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.
Maria AurelioMarch 17, 2021
New Haven Bus Drivers Stage Sickout to Demand Vaccines
Despite interacting with hundreds of people each day, New Haven bus drivers have not been prioritized to get vaccinated. This week, workers organized a wildcat sickout to protest vaccine distribution.
Maria AurelioMarch 12, 2021
International Women’s Day is About Class Struggle. Down with Liberal Feminism
Kyrsten Sinema's recent actions highlight why liberal feminism belongs in the dustbin of history. This International Women's Day, fight for a feminist movement that is working class, socialist and internatinalist.
Maria AurelioMarch 8, 2021
Biden is Forcing Schools to Administer Standardized Tests During a Pandemic
The Biden administration is forcing schools to administer standardized tests in the midst of the global pandemic. Last year, Donald Trump waived these tests due to the coronavirus.
Maria AurelioFebruary 23, 2021
Five Queer Lady Films to Watch Instead of “Happiest Season”
Here we present quality queer films to watch over the winter holidays.
Maria AurelioDecember 25, 2020
5 Tweets that Show What a Joke This Stimulus Is
The stimulus bill passed by Congress is terrible, and people know it. Yesterday #LetThemEatCake was trending, as well as several hashtags like #600IsNotEnough. We’ve written here about all of the ways this stimulus package is insulting and insufficient: While the working class will receive these insufficient payments, the bill predictably includes billions for corporations and […]
Maria AurelioDecember 22, 2020
Families Evicted from Reclaimed Housing on Thanksgiving
California highway patrol forcibly evicted families from over two dozen empty, state-owned homes in Los Angeles. Between Wednesday and Thursday 62 people were arrested.
Maria AurelioNovember 27, 2020
The Biggest General Strike in the World: Over 200 Million Workers and Farmers Paralyze India
On Thursday over 200 million workers held a one day general strike in India. They were joined by farmers in mass actions across the country against the right-wing government of Narendra Modi.
Maria AurelioNovember 27, 2020
Armed Right-Wing Protesters Shut Down Polling Center in Arizona
About a hundred Trump supporters gathered with assault rifles and handguns outside a polling station in Maricopa County, Arizona Wednesday night to demand that staff continue processing ballots. The disruption forced the polling center to shut down.
Maria AurelioNovember 5, 2020
Robocalls Spread Voting Misinformation in Flint, Michigan
Voters in Flint, Michigan, received robocalls today telling them they could vote on Wednesday “due to long lines” at polling stations. These measures are aimed at spreading misinformation and keeping them from the polls.
Maria AurelioNovember 3, 2020
Superspreader Trump Puts Working-Class White House Staff at Risk
Trump left Walter Reed hospital on Monday, and minimized the danger of COVID-19. Meanwhile, he is putting the working-class White House staff and their families’ health at risk.
Maria AurelioOctober 6, 2020
The “Quiet Revolt” of USPS Workers
USPS workers are finding everyday ways to get the mail delivered in a timely way, despite attacks and austerity.
Maria AurelioSeptember 30, 2020
1,300 BLM Protesters in NYC Face Jail Time and Fines
Protesters accused of nothing more than being outside after 8 pm are facing jail time and/or hundreds of dollars in fines. Others are facing steeper charges. Part of the moment must be to drop all charges now.
Maria AurelioJuly 14, 2020
Protesters Block 14 Lane Highway, Set Wendy’s on Fire Demanding Justice for Rayshard Brooks
The murder of Rayshard Brooks by the cops has re-kindled protests in Atlanta, GA.
Maria AurelioJune 13, 2020
Justice for Rayshard Brooks, Another Black Man Murdered by the Police
In the midst of the massive Black Lives Matter protests, the cops have killed another Black man in Atlanta. His name was Rayshard Brooks.
Maria AurelioJune 13, 2020
The NYPD is Stealing Bikes, Leaving Protesters Stranded
The cops are stealing bikes from protesters and beating them as they attempt to get home during the curfew.
Maria AurelioJune 4, 2020
Thousands of Protesters Are Trapped by Cops on the Manhattan Bridge
Developing story: Thousands of protesters are currently stuck on the Manhattan bridge. The police have blocked both sides of the bridge.
Maria AurelioJune 2, 2020
Killer Cop Derek Chauvin’s Home is Being Guarded by Dozens of Armed Riot Police
Protesters in Minneapolis are criminalized and attacked with tear gas and rubber bullets. Meanwhile, murderous cop, Derek Chauvin, is safely at home with dozens of riot police protecting him. Six protesters were arrested and taken to jail for standing around in front of his house.
Maria AurelioMay 28, 2020
Fruit Workers Strike for PPE and Hazard Pay
Workers in three fruit warehouses in Washington state are on strike for hazard pay, PPE and other protections.
Maria AurelioMay 13, 2020
Meatpackers’ Walkout Defies Trump’s Executive Order
Following Trump's invocation of the Defense Production Act to re-open the meatpacking industry, more than 50 workers at a Smithfield plant walked out in defiance of their company's decision to remain open despite having announced a day prior they would close.
Maria AurelioApril 29, 2020
Portrait of a Political Monster
How can we understand Donald Trump and what can we expect from his re-election run?
Maria AurelioApril 1, 2020
Trump’s Far Right State of the Union: Red Baiting, Xenophobia and Imperialism
The State of the Union speech was a right-wing circus, often applauded by the Democrats. Here are just a few of the worst ideas put forward.
Maria AurelioFebruary 5, 2020
Chile: Justice for Daniela Carrasco and All Victims of State Violence
Daniela Carrasco, a 36 year old Chilean mime was found hanging in a park only a few hours after the police detained her. Now the Chilean protests are demanding an investigation of her death. The State is responsible! Trigger warning.
Maria AurelioNovember 27, 2019
Showdown in Portland: The Cops Side With the Fascists (As Usual)
Over the weekend, neo-fascist groups marched in Portland under police protection. Meanwhile, Trump tweeted against Anti-fa. This kind of support from the police is no anomaly.
Maria AurelioAugust 19, 2019
Massive March Against Misogynist Pro-Dictatorship Candidate
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the street to demand women's rights and protest right-wing Presidential candidate, Jair Bolsonaro.
Maria AurelioSeptember 30, 2018