Martin Luther King, Jr. marches with other Civil Rights, Labor and Antiwar leaders in Chicago on March 25, 1967 against the Vietnam War
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MLK Day 2020: Honor the Antiwar Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

By Abayomi Azikiwe Monday, January 20, marks the 91st birthday commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968). Since 1986, the federal government has recognized the third Monday in January as a national holiday where […]

Methicillan-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria at 20,000 times magnification
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Bacteria and Capitalism

By David Sole Bacteria were first observed and reported on by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek in the 1670’s. He ground his own lenses and constructed early microscopes. He called these tiny one celled organisms “animalcules.” Van […]

Major General Qasem Soleiman at farewell ceremony of his father
International News

9 things Americans need to know about General Qasem Soleimani’s assassination

By Randi Nord After Washington’s illegal assassination of Iran’s decorated and beloved general, Qasem Soleimani, media outlets and pundits on both sides of the aisle wasted no time spewing falsehoods. These outlets and journalists rely […]

Zimbabwe billboard advertising ZANU-PF National People's Conference during Dec. 2019.
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ZANU-PF Holds 18th National People’s Conference with a Focus on Economic Revitalization

By Abayomi Azikiwe Southern African Development Community (SADC) states are facing monumental challenges in the coming decade. Sixteen member-governments in the sub-continent have adopted strategies aimed at economic growth and sustainable development, which are connected […]

Unist’ot’en Camp
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Press Release: Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs Reject BC Supreme Court Decision!

By Unist’ot’en Solidarity Brigade Smithers (BC) – Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs representing all five clans of the Wet’suwet’en Nation reject the BC Supreme Court decision to extend Coastal GasLink’s injunction order, which has criminalized the practice […]

French workers demonstrate over pension reforms
International News

France Disrupted by Unions Striking Over Pension Reforms

By Abayomi Azikiwe President Emmanuel Macron has been further exposed for his neo-liberal policies by proposing a series of pension reforms which have prompted a general strike among French workers. For over a month, hundreds […]

Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (L), and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units
International News

CWL statement condemning the assassination of Iranian General Qassim Soleimani

By Fighting Words staff The Communist Workers League condemns the Trump regime’s assassination of Iranian General Qassim Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and one of the top  officials in Iran, by a drone […]

Detroit Climate Strike Dec 6 2019
Domestic News

Detroit Climate Strike targets gas and electric utility DTE Energy

By Detroit FW Staff On Friday, Dec. 6, the Detroit Climate Strike took place as part of globally coordinated climate strikes demanding that governments address the increasingly severe climate and environmental crisis. The global climate […]

Sudan demonstrations during 2019
International News

Sudanese Transitional Government Faces Profound Challenges

By Abayomi Azikiwe Interim Prime Abdallah Hamdok of the Republic of Sudan visited the United States during early December seeking to have sanctions lifted against his newly-created administration. In meetings with members of Congress and […]

Migrant families caged in a makeshift detention center
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Groups tell Congress – Impeach Trump for hate crimes

By Fighting Words staff The following letter was sent to the Democratic Party leadership in the House of Representatives urging that an article of impeachment be drawn up against President Trump for hate crimes against […]

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