Afghanistan withdrawal by the Pentagon portrayed in Global Times
International News

Post-occupaton Afghanistan Seeks to Build International Relations

By Abayomi Azikiwe After twenty years of direct military engagement and over four decades of destabilization, the United States has left a trail of devastation in Afghanistan. The crises of food deficits, economic underdevelopment and […]

Guinea coup leader Col. Mamady Doumboya
International News

Guinea Coup Deepens Crisis of Governance in West Africa

By Abayomi Azikiwe Members of the Special Forces in the West African state of Guinea-Conakry seized power from the government of President Alpha Conde, 83, on September 5. There were reports of heavy gunfire surrounding […]

One of the 53,000 homes destroyed by the earthquake
International News

Crisis in Haiti Continues

By Haiti Action Committee On August 14th, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked the Southern Peninsula of Haiti, killing over 2,200 people and wounding 12,000. More than 300 people are still unaccounted for. 53,000 homes were […]

Detroit rally to release CERA funds, Sept.. 8, 2021
Domestic News

Implications of the Electoral Defeat of the Detroit People’s Charter

By Abayomi Azikiwe A grassroots initiative to rewrite the municipal charter of the City of Detroit, Proposal P or the People’s Charter, was drowned out by a multi-million dollar propaganda and psychological warfare campaign aimed […]

Women will continue the decades long fight to protect their rights.
Domestic News

Afghanistan and the Texas Fanatics

By David Sole The United States government suffered a humiliating defeat as it finally withdrew from Afghanistan on August 31, 2021. For over 20 years, 1979 to 2001 the CIA and State Department financed and […]

Armani Sharpe rally at Ferndale City Hall with Tameka Citchen Spruce speaking
Domestic News

Charges Dropped Against Armani Sharpe

By Fighting Words Staff On August 23 there was another successful demonstration in support of Black autistic youth Armani Sharpe who was facing criminal charges in Ferndale and Hazel Park, two suburbs just northeast of […]

Domestic News

Wisconsin Activists Announce MLK Freedom School

MLK Day Manitowoc Press Release Members and supporters of the MLK Day Manitowoc are officially announcing the Fall 2021 Freedom School at an August 28 press conference. A rainbow of labor and community participants will […]

November 2018 Moratorium Now Coalition planning meeting
Domestic News

World Economic Forum Targets Detroit

By David Sole The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced plans to open a “Global Center for Urban Transformation” in Detroit in October 2021. The WEF is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) that describes itself […]

Oct7-antiwar demo1_taken by Kim DeFranco
Editorials

United States Withdraws from Afghanistan After Humiliating Defeat

Fighting Words Editorial We welcome the defeat of U.S. imperialism in the Central Asian state of Afghanistan in the aftermath of a two decades-long occupation. This completely unnecessary war since 2001 was initiated under the […]

Black soldiers- civil war
Domestic News

Lessons of the Civil War – Then and Now

By David Sole While April 15, 1861 is given as the official start of the United States’ Civil War, most historians recognize that the outbreak of military hostilities was preceded by decades of controversy and […]

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