12th annual RiceFest.
Domestic News

Coastal Georgia celebrates RiceFest amid racist voter suppression

By Johnnie Stevens Thousands gathered in Riceboro, Georgia, from November 3 to November 10 for the 12th annual RiceFest. The parade and festival celebrate the culture, heritage and resistance of the Gullah Geechee people, a […]

Georgia gubernatorial candidates Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp debate in an event in Atlanta, Georgia, on October 23, 2018.
Domestic News

Midterm elections generate further polarization in the U.S.

By Abayomi Azikiwe November 6 was a day in which people across the United States, and indeed the world, were watching for some indications of the future political prospects for the leading capitalist state. It […]

President Miguel Diaz-Canel arrives in Paris en route to Russia.
International News

Cuban president supports international socialist solidarity

By Fighting Words Staff Showing international socialist unity and solidarity, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel completed his first overseas diplomatic mission since speaking at the United Nations in September. His destinations included visits to the socialist […]

Migrants, part of a caravan of thousands trying to reach the U.S., stand in line for a free meal after arriving in Tijuana, Mexico, Nov. 13, 2018.
International News

The U.S. responsibility in visible and nonvisible migration

By Alice Loaiza, teleSUR The most important thing is to support the migrants who are coming here, not because they want to leave, but because the U.S. has destroyed their future in their countries. The […]

Workers disrupt the National Conference of Governors in Traverse City, MI, to demand a moratorium on plant closings. (1987)
Domestic News

Revolutionary Approach to the Workers’ Struggle – Reviving the Transitional Program

By Jerry Goldberg The current period of capitalist development is characterized by the imposition of austerity by the capitalist class against the working class worldwide. Austerity means the direct rule by finance capital over cities, […]

Elena Herrada stands at an ofrenda honoring five men whose lives were unfairly taken from them by their employer.
Domestic News

Dia de los Muertos: Remembering Fallen Workers in the Promised Land

By Elena Herrada The Day of the Dead is a Mexican tradition made increasingly popular each year through globalization. One of the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement is migration of culture, customs, […]

A section of the painting "Los Repatriados: Exiles from the Promised Land" by Nora Chapa Mendoza depicts Mexican immigrants traveling together in a caravan.
Domestic News
An American aircraft carrier transits in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Destroyers
International News

Will the US attack China? Part 3

By Chris Fry On October 4, Vice President Mike Pence addressed the right-wing think tank Hudson Institute with remarks on the administration’s policy towards China, where he launched a vicious attack on the government of […]

Detroit protest for trans rights, October 26.
Domestic News

‘Justice’ Department wants transphobia enshrined

By Cassandra Devereaux Three days after the leak of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services memo outlining its plan to narrowly define people’s sex (and gender) based on genitals at birth, another front […]

Venezuela PDVSA oil
International News

Humanitarian crisis in Venezuela caused by U.S.

By Randi Nord October 31 — United States sanctions against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela have cost the Latin American nation $6 billion since August 2017, leaving the fate of healthcare and access to basic […]