Lenin - Right of Nations to Self-Determination
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Self-Determination – But not in the service of imperialism

By David Sole The right of oppressed nations to self-determination was a concept argued for and implemented by the great Russian revolutionary V. I. Lenin. Some socialist contemporaries of Lenin in the early 1900s argued […]

Protest against the israeli Dance Theater in Detroit
International News

Palestine on my mind

By David Sole I was born just eight days before “Al Nakba” – the Palestinian Catastrophe of May 15, 1948. I was born in New York City, a child of Hungarian Jewish immigrants who had […]

Detroit demonstration takes the street in defense of reproductive freedom
Domestic News

Detroit Women March for Reproductive Freedom

Photos: Abayomi Azikiwe, Pan-African News Wire By Fighting Words Staff Joining thousands of others across the United States, women and their allies rallied and marched through downtown Detroit on Saturday, May 7, 2022. The protests […]

In plazas across the island, five million Cubans demonstrated their commitment to the Revolution and our struggle to build a socialist society based on social justice and international solidarity
Domestic News

May Day Rallies Held in Detroit and Worldwide

By Fighting Words Staff Activists from various labor and mass struggles shared their perspectives on the campaigns for raising the minimum wage, environmental justice against climate change, youth workers organizing a union in the Starbucks […]

Dred Scott photographed around 1857
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Justice Taney and Justice Alito

By David Sole The right-wing dominated United States Supreme Court is moving to overturn the historic 1973 Roe v Wade decision that recognized a woman’s right to choose abortion. On May 2 a copy of […]

Domestic News

NLG Statement on Overturning Roe v. Wade

By National Lawyers Guild This statement is about a draft opinion on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, meaning that it is not yet an official SCOTUS opinion and has not yet had any legislation […]

International News

Mayday declaration against NATO’s proxy imperialist war on Russia

On May Day, the international day of solidarity of the workers of the world, the following groups and individuals proclaim our united opposition to the greatest threat to the global working class: imperialist war. We declare our […]

Al-Awda conference
International News

Palestinian Human Rights Leaders Blocked from Traveling to U.S. for Major Conference

Al-Awda Press Release Palestinian human rights leader Ubai Aboudi, featured speaker at AL-AWDA NY “Rising to Return” conference, blocked from traveling to US along with colleague Sahar Francis Registration and information: alawdaconference.org Twitter: @alawda Instagram: […]

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov holds press conference with UN Secretary General Guterres
International News

U.N. Secretary General Hold Talks in Moscow and Kyiv on Ukraine War

By Abayomi Azikiwe UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres traveled on April 28 to the Russian Federation holding high-level talks with President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The topic of the discussions centered on […]

South Africa flooding in Ntuzuma outside Durban
International News

South African KwaZulu-Natal Province Imperiled by Flooding

By Abayomi Azikiwe Another climate disaster in the Southern Africa region has taken place over the last two weeks in the KwaZulu-Natal Province (KZN), where the important port city of Durban is located. Official reports […]

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