Wal Mart COVID-19 Policies Put Workers and Public at Risk As this pandemic outbreak continues, retail stores continue to be a primary hotspot for virus transmission. With the state deeming grocery stores and some retail essential businesses in the crisis, retail workers are among the most at risk, and unlike those in the medical industry, … Continue reading Local Walmart Workers Speak Out On COVID19 and Unsafe Conditions!
"I grew up watching 9/11 happen, the invasion of Afghanistan, the antiwar movement leading up to the invasion of Iraq, and the antiwar movement after the invasion of Iraq. These were the largest mobilizations across the globe to stop the buildup of war. These actions did nothing to stop imperialist war and here we are … Continue reading Speech From a Worker at the Antiwar Rally 1/25/20
A Joint Statement from the Virginia Left Regarding Recent Gun Control Measures We, the undersigned, representing several groups of the anti-capitalist movement in Virginia, wish to make clear that we completely reject any attempt by the new Democrat majority state government to pass and enforce any new "gun control" laws. Liberals see the issue of … Continue reading Arm The People, Not The State
“No politics” is a familiar refrain for many of us. It means we want to talk about enjoyable or directly important topics, the happenings in our daily lives, not the lives of politicians, who, for all intents and purposes are living in a different world than the rest of the population. Politics is what politicians … Continue reading Politics as Punishment
We all love the story of Star Wars and the rebels fighting the evil empire and its spin-offs. Themes of resistance, rebellion, redemption, and fighting for what’s right against forces on the dark side who do harm on a massive scale, aided and abetted by those looking to make profit off mass suffering and oppression. … Continue reading Empire and the Dark Side
Target Workers Unite organizing and taking action against oppressors When the name “Charlottesville” is invoked these days people think of fascist torch-lit rallies and right-wing terrorism. We will never forget what happened on August 2017 and recognize it as a flashpoint where the political divisions in the US became more stark than ever before. The … Continue reading Target Workers Stand Against Fascism
Virginians have been pouring out to county meetings across the state to demand local municipalities establish second amendment sanctuaries in response to proposed gun control measures from state Democrats. “the school shootings and the attending meaningless discussions about gun ownership are a distraction from the real problem. And that problem is a complex one having … Continue reading Guns N’ Poses
Tenants located at 6152 OId Route 11 in Dublin, Virginia have been in correspondence with the New River Tenants Union since 2018 regarding their current rental unit owned by the RFS LLC company, based in Fairlawn, Virginia. This working family had just moved from a prior slumlord's unit, which was covered in black mold and … Continue reading Tenant Report Regarding RFS LLC Properties
How BAE Systems destroys lives and why we must stop it Since 2011 BAE Systems has been managing production over the Radford Army Ammunition Plant. While the British multinational isn’t responsible for building RAAP, it does play an integral role in the continued production of explosives and propellants at the RAAP site for almost a … Continue reading A Monster in Our Backyard
(editor's note: this is a statement of support from our fellow worker and community member Niki who wanted to the public to know what the New River Tenants Union means for her) The New River Tenants Union was like a godsend! I heard about them from a friend of mine. I reached out to them … Continue reading To The Union!