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Domestic News

Demanding pay justice for tomato workers

By Anne Pruden Two Wendy’s fast food restaurants in New York City’s West Village appeared to have more people picketing outside than they had customers inside on the rainy Saturday night of October 27. A […]

Bodies and devastation on steep incline inside North Taku Fort in China during the Second Opium War, August 21, 1860
International News

Will the U.S. attack China? Part 2

By Chris Fry U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addressed the right-wing think tank Hudson Institute on October 4 with the Trump administration’s policy toward China in a vicious attack on the government of the PRC. […]

Detroit trans rights demonstration
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‘Trans people won’t be erased!’

By Fighting Words staff Detroit — Some 150 people rallied October 26 at the Ruth Ellis Center in Highland Park, Michigan, for transgender rights and lives, letting it be known loud and clear: Trans people […]

Parents demand School Bus Bill of Rights
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Parents demand School Bus Bill of Rights

By PIST-Parents to Improve School Transportation “OPT — get the kids to school on time!” people chanted at a lunch-time rally called by Parents to Improve School Transportation at New York City Hall on October […]

Trans protest, Washington, D.C., October 22.
Domestic News

New offensive in Trump’s war on transgender people

By Cassandra Devereaux In the latest assault by the Trump administration on transgender rights and the dignity of transgender persons, it has been revealed via a leaked memo that the Department of Health and Human […]

Hotel workers on strike in Detroit, October 21.
Domestic News

Detroiters striking and fighting back!

By Abayomi Azikiwe Detroit — Public discontent over evictions, foreclosures, water shutoffs and substandard wages can only be ameliorated through organized action. During the early morning hours of Sunday, October 7, members of UNITE HERE […]

Domestic News

Pro-Palestinian educators under attack at Michigan university

By David Sole Pro-Israel forces at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have launched a series of attacks on the right to express support for the Palestinian people and their struggle against Zionist occupation […]

Oct. 22, 2018 NYC demo
Domestic News

Parents denounce police murders

By Anne Pruden New York City — Surrounded by federal courts and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building on one side, and local and state courts on another, protesters gathered today, October 22, for […]

Cops protect Proud Boys meeting at the Metropolitan Republican Club on the Upper East Side
Domestic News

Fascist gangs attack protesters

By David Sole New York City was the scene of fascist gangs violently attacking protesters on October 12. It was widely reported that demonstrators outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club on Manhattan’s upper east side […]

Pelican Bay cell
Domestic News

Pelican Bay prisoners’ statement on 3rd anniversary of settlement

The following statement, lightly edited, was issued October 15 by prisoners in California on the third anniversary of the settlement of a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of prisoners held in solitary confinement at […]