A water desalination plant in Yemen destroyed by Saudi coalition.
International News

U.S.-Saudi coalition attacks fleeing refugees in Yemen

By Randi Nord The international Saudi-led coalition against Yemen attacked another two buses full of internally displaced people as they fled the coalition’s airstrike campaign in Hodeidah. The October 13 attack makes it clear the […]

International News

Will the U.S. attack China? Part 1

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

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Domestic News

Tax foreclosure fight keeps hundreds in their homes

By Aram Vosgerchian Detroit — This city was one of those hardest hit by the global capitalist economic crisis of 2008-2009 and the resulting austerity. Austerity is nothing but a euphemism for class war, waged […]

International News

Protesters: ‘Stop all U.S. wars!’

  By Fighting Words staff A Yemeni child was among those who addressed a protest in New York City on October 7, the 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. Activists from Yemen, Syria, […]

Domestic News

Tour strengthens Puerto Rico-Detroit solidarity

By Fighting Words staff A delegation from the Moratorium NOW! Coalition to Stop Foreclosures, Evictions & Utility Shutoffs in Detroit, Michigan, visited Puerto Rico from September 26-29 in a solidarity tour hosted by UTIER, the […]

International News

Solidarity with Zimbabwe

By Fighting Words staff Members and allies of the December 12 Movement in New York City welcomed Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, with rallies and marches in Harlem on September 22 and outside the United […]

President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez addresses the UN General Assembly
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Cuban president visits New York

By Abayomi Azikiwe Making his first visit to the United States as head of state, Republic of Cuba President Miguel Diaz-Canel delivered an impassioned speech before the 73rd Ordinary Session of the United Nations General […]

Hog waste lagoon floods
Domestic News

Hurricane catastrophe magnified by capitalism

By Chris Fry When Hurricane Matthew crashed into North Carolina in 2016, it was declared a “once in 500 year” event, with nearly two feet of rainfall on the eastern coastal plain of the state. […]

International News

Activists demand accountability for Yemen at UN Human Rights Council

By Randi Nord This writer had the honor of amplifying the voice of Yemenis at the 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, held on September 10-18. Non-governmental organizations that […]