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CWL COVID-19 program and explanation

By the Communist Workers League Why a socialist program specifically for the COVID-19 crisis? Normally a socialist program is a more or less general and permanent outline of how an organization aims at initiating a […]

Detroit Moratorium NOW! Coalition banner at daily demonstrations outside police headquarters downtown
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Detroit Holds Daily Demonstrations to Denounce Police Brutality and Racism

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Since May 29, thousands of people in Detroit and surrounding suburbs have held demonstrations in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and the overall struggle against racism. Detroit officials responded to […]

Power to the People Mural in Downtown Detroit
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Detroit Juneteenth Marked by Anti-racist Demonstrations and New Street Mural

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff A “Power to the People” street mural was unveiled on June 19 (Juneteenth) along Woodward Avenue between Congress and Larned in downtown Detroit. The project was developed by local African […]

George Floyd's brother addresses the UN Human RIghts Council on June 18, 2020
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United Nations Human Rights Council Holds Session on Racism in the United States

By Abayomi Azikiwe “We beseech independent African states to help us bring our problem before the United Nations, on the grounds that the United States Government is morally incapable of protecting the lives and the […]

Atlanta Wendy's turned into memorial for Rayshard Brooks gunned down by white cop
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Ballots, Bullets and the African American Struggle in Georgia

By Abayomi Azikiwe “This is why I say it’s the ballot or the bullet. It’s liberty or it’s death. It’s freedom for everybody or freedom for nobody. America today finds herself in a unique situation. […]

More than half of Michigan juvenile lifers still wait for resentencing
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Juvenile Lifers Stricken With COVID-19 in Michigan Prisons

The following is an abridged version of the original article. By Efrén Paredes, Jr As Michigan leads the nation in the chilling number of COVID-19 deaths occurring inside its prison, 196 incarcerated people sentenced to […]

ILWU Local 10 marching against police terror on May Day 2015, Oakland, California.
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Labor Call to Down tools to Honor All Victims of Police Murder

By ILWU Local 10 The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Coast Longshore Division, representing locals at all 29 West Coast ports, will stop work and lay down their tools on Tuesday, June 9 at […]

Milwaukee WI demo-june-7-2020
Domestic News

They Ain’t Peaceful: The Rich Violently Loot Wisconsin 24/7!

By Wisconsin Bail Out the People Movement “Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people who were oppressing them.” — Comandante Assata […]

Chicago demonstration calling for defunding the police
Domestic News

Defunding and Dismantling the Police Being Fiercely Debated in the United States

By Abayomi Azikiwe Since the videotaped violent murder of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, there has been an upsurge in antiracist and anti-police brutality demonstrations and rebellions spanning across the United […]

Delmar demo
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Delmar NY demo: No justice, no peace!

By FW Staff 250 youth marched through the hamlet of Delmar, NY shouting “Black Lives Matter” and “No Justice, No Peace”. They then staged a rally in the main intersection of the town that blocked […]

Detroit cops attack anti-racist demonstrations
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13 Killed and 9,300 Arrested as United States Attempts to Halt National Unrest

By Abayomi Azikiwe Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced in a press conference on June 3 that additional charges would be brought against the Minneapolis police officers involved in the brutal execution of 46-year-old George […]

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