Texas Bans Abortion
On May 19, Texas governor Greg Abbott signed a bill that makes abortion after six weeks of pregnancy illegal in the state of Texas, making Texas the state with the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation.
M.K. KumarJune 7, 2021
Atlanta Killer Cop Gets His Job Back
The Atlanta cop who killed Rayshard Brooks was reinstated to his job because of a legal discrepancy, despite facing murder charges. It’s further proof that the “justice” system prioritizes cops over Black lives.
M.K. KumarMay 9, 2021
Biden Continues to Detain Migrant Children in Detention Camps
Biden follows in the footsteps of his predecessors, detaining thousands of migrant children in “temporary detention camps” for extended periods. The Dallas Convention Center in Texas is the latest facility co-opted by the Biden administration to be a holding cell for migrant teenagers.
M.K. KumarMarch 20, 2021
Cop Union Backs Pepper Spraying Child in Rochester, NY
A 9-year-old Black girl was pepper sprayed by cops in Rochester, New York. Just another day’s work for the racist, brutal force that serves capitalism’s interests across the country.
M.K. KumarFebruary 2, 2021
The GameStop Battle on Wall Street Reveals the True Nature of Finance Capital
The GameStop bubble not only reveals what a “casino” the stock market is, but also shows us that when workers employ the methods of the bourgeoisie, they will be shut down and silenced.
M.K. KumarJanuary 29, 2021
Indian Farmers on Strike. They Should Continue — Indefinitely
Farmers in India led a nationwide strike yesterday, December 8, to mount the pressure on Delhi to repeal the three new agricultural laws passed by the Modi government. To win their demands, they, along with the hundreds of millions of workers in the country’s most strategic sectors, need to continue down the path opened by the strike.
M.K. KumarDecember 9, 2020
Farmers Unions in India Call for National General Strike Dec. 8
Tomorrow, December 8, farmers unions across India have called for a strike to deepen their ongoing protests against three new laws passed by Modi’s BJP-controlled government that will give corporations immense bargaining power over farmers and effective control of the agricultural sector.
M.K. KumarDecember 7, 2020
NYC Closes Schools Again. They Should Have Never Reopened in the First Place.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to shut down NYC Public Schools is a necessary measure to stop rising infection rates across the city. But without proper measures to ensure that students are capable of virtual schooling and that parents are guaranteed time off, the city risks sowing even more chaos.
M.K. KumarNovember 18, 2020
Biden Transition Team: Nothing “Progressive” About Millionaires and CEOs
Joe Biden's transition team is full of every kind of capitalist --- CEOs, tech execs, even Republican lawmakers. Where are the Squad members or other progressives who were supposed to be moving his administration "to the left"?
M.K. KumarNovember 16, 2020
Louisville Police Covers Up Child Sexual Abuse
The Louisville Police Department, made infamous for murdering Breonna Taylor, intentionally deleted 738,000 documents showing the extent of child sexual abuse within its ranks. The police continue to harass and abuse us — they must be abolished.
M.K. KumarNovember 16, 2020
It’s Time to Lower the Voting Age
U.S. democracy is hardly democratic. Young people are forced to sell their labor and take on massive student loans to survive, but they are unable to choose what kind of world they live in. Lowering the voting age to 16 would give a voice to millions of teenagers across the country who are recently politicized and deeply invested in issues like defunding the police and climate change.
M.K. KumarOctober 31, 2020
FinCEN Files: The Capitalists Are Stealing Even More Money than Realized
The FinCEN investigation, which tracked over $2 trillion in illicit funds that banks had knowingly transacted, illuminates the level of collusion between the government and financial sectors. More banking reforms haven’t provided respite from money-laundering. Instead they have increased profit for the banks --- and misery for the working class.
M.K. KumarOctober 13, 2020