Detroit cops attack anti-racist demonstrations
Domestic News

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 […]

Abayomi Azikiwe
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Trump Fueling Racial Animosity to Stay Another 4 Years in Office: US Analyst

 By FW Editorial Staff TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political analyst based in Detroit said US President Donald Trump is seeking to divide the country through fueling racial animosity between African Americans and whites in […]

Henry Reeve brigade
Domestic News

Detroiters Demand: Allow Emergency Medical Aid from Cuba

By Jason Tschantre As quarantine-weary crowds flocked to beaches over Memorial Day weekend, scientists and health-conscious people in the United States had to face, once again, the well-founded fear that COVID-19 is far from over. […]

George Floyd killed by Minneapolis police
Domestic News

Outrage Mounts Over Racist Police and Vigilante Killings

By Abayomi Azikiwe Four Minneapolis police officers have been terminated from their jobs in the aftermath of the videotaped exposure of the blatant killing of George Floyd. This act of police violence which has no […]

International News

Resisting COVID-19 in Haiti

By Pierre Labossiere from the Haiti Action Committee On March 19, 2020, shortly after international institutions made known that millions of dollars would be available to impoverished countries with COVID-19 cases, Haitian authorities finally addressed […]

Africa Day 2020 graphic from portraying peacekeeping woman soldier
International News

Africa Liberation Day 2020: Continental Imperatives and the Global Healthcare Crisis

May 25 represents the 57th anniversary of the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), later renamed the African Union (AU) in 2002. By Abayomi Azikiwe This year the continental organization of 55 member-states […]

Diego Rivera Detroit Industry Murals North Wall
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Lessons from a lowly virus

By David Sole Severe stress on an individual organism will often expose weaknesses in its physiology. But that same stress may often also bring out hidden strengths. What is true of the individual is also […]

Communist Party of Germany (KPD) headquarters, 1932
Domestic News

The dangerous theory of social fascism

  By David Sole Revolutions against oppressive conditions have taken place throughout recorded history. Revolutions that have challenged the economic foundations of society are rarer. And revolutions that have succeeded are rarer still. Individuals who […]

Domestic News

Government Fails to Prevent a Worsening Economic Downturn

By Abayomi Azikiwe As leaders of the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives in the United States attempt to pass new legislation introduced on May 12 costing $3 trillion aimed at providing assistance to state and local […]

Meat processing plant
Domestic News

Coronavirus: Meatpacker workers told: “Work and die, or we’ll starve your families”

By Chris Fry On Sunday, April 26, John Tyson, chairman of the $40 billion Tyson Foods Inc, had his “open letter” published in several major newspapers, including the New York Times and the Washington Post. […]

Influenza pandemic of 1918-1920 where women workers wear masks
Domestic News

COVID-19 Pandemic: A Socialist View on the Capitalist Crisis

Note: The following remarks are excerpted from the Detroit Marxism Class held via teleconference on Saturday May 9, 2020. The course was sponsored by the Communist Workers League (CWL). By Abayomi Azikiwe At present the […]

Lilya Litvyak, born Lydia Vladimirovna Litvyak, 1921-1943, flying ace who shot down 9 Luftwaffe pilots, the greatest number of kills by a female fighter pilot.
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How the War was won

By L. Ross 75 years ago Naziism was defeated, after a six year war and immense sacrifice.  The Trump White House, ever self-congratulatory, recently tweeted: “On May 8, 1945, America and Great Britain had victory […]

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