Open Letter from Insurgent Chile to the “First Line” of the U.S…

The “First Line” is only one in Chile, the United States, Hong Kong and the whole world!  The following letter is addressed to the brothers and sisters of the American people who are now rising up and facing police brutality, racism and the imperialist regime administered by Donald Trump. This...

What Do We Mean By Police Abolition?

In this article, we want to lay out our general Marxist argument that police cannot be reformed and instead must be abolished. In his book The End of Policing (2018) Alex Vitale shows that liberal attempts to reform police have all failed. These include attempts to increase “accountability” of police, diversity...

Do We Really Care About Kamala Harris?

As the 2020 US election finally approaches its weary conclusion, bourgeois pundits have once again taken to the age-old autumn pastime of demanding that all self-identified progressives swallow their pride and punch in a vote for the lesser evil of a Democrat ballot. With the announcement of the Biden...

US-Mexico: Increased Exploitation and Colonial Plundering

On July 8th, an official visit by President López Obrador to Washington took place. Donald Trump received him saying that he is "a fabulous man", proclaimed him "his friend" and even defined him as "the best president Mexico has ever had". There are many differences in political circumstances between...

Update on the International Campaign to Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater

INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO REINSTATE CHICAGO BUS DRIVER EREK SLATER·TERÇA-FEIRA, 28 DE JULHO DE 2020· On July 7, 2020 Erek Slater was officially fired by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for leading discussions with his coworkers regarding the use of public transit buses shuttling police to protests against the murder of...

Their Symbols and Ours

The impressive wave of protests unleashed by the murder of George Floyd in the United States not only crossed the borders of that country – impacting on a new world reality – but it offers particularly exciting episodes, typical of hot periods of history. By Daniel Sugasti One of those moments occurred...

Campaign to Reinstate Chicago Bus Driver Erek Slater

On May 31, 2020, Erek Slater, a Union representative and ATU 241 Executive Board elected member, addressed his co-workers to share the official public statement of the ATU International President regarding to refuse to drive police. This ATU statement was released in the context of the mass protests over the...

Defend Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest!

The Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) continues in its 17th day. The area around the former East Precinct of the Seattle Police Department is alive with free food and medicine, conversation centers, a No-Cop Coop giving away items, free legal advice, and just plain comradeship among opponents of police brutality...

Slater Crisis and the Union Movement

On May 28, 2020 the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) issued a statement condemning the murder of George Floyd asserting that drivers “have the right to refuse work they consider dangerous or unsafe during the pandemic, so too Minneapolis bus drivers – our members – have the right to refuse...

A Revolutionary Process Shakes the U. S.!

In the USA there is an ongoing revolutionary process. The masses have taken the streets and squares and fought police repression, in a gigantic anti-racist movement, after the murder of George Floyd. IWL-FI Statement on the U.S.   This movement, by its scope and radicalism, has no historical precedents. There is a...

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