Domestic News

Michigan legislature pushes through harmful policies during lame duck session

By David Sole December 21 marked the end of the 99th session of the Michigan legislature. Elections held on November 6 changed the face of the state’s right-wing Republican political representation and saw a furious […]

A woman wearing a yellow vest, as a symbol of French driver's and citizen's protest against higher fuel prices, waves a French flag during clashes with police.
International News

French government responds to mass protests

By Abayomi Azikiwe December 15 marked the fifth consecutive week where thousands of people have held marches and engaged in various forms of civil disobedience throughout France. Sparked by the imposition of a fuel tax, […]

International News

Somali war: A continuing result of United States foreign policy

By Abayomi Azikiwe Pentagon bombing operations against the Horn of Africa state of Somalia have killed numerous people over the last several weeks under the guise of the United States “war on terrorism.” On November […]

Dorothy Brown stands up to speak at the affordable housing forum on December 11, 2018.
Domestic News

Chicago residents gather to hear mayoral candidates speak on affordable housing

By Katherine Cavanaugh Over one thousand working-class Chicago residents packed an assembly hall at the University of Illinois-Chicago December 11 to hear from six mayoral candidates on a topic near to the heart (and indeed, […]

Fighters from the New People’s Army stand in formation in the Sierra Madre mountain range, located east of Manila, the capital of the Philippines.
International News

Communist Workers League congratulates the Communist Party of the Philippines

By Fighting Words Staff The Communist Workers League in the United States salutes and congratulates the comrades of the Communist Party of the Philippines on your 50th anniversary. We stand with you in your struggle […]

Jose Maria Sison
International News
A vigil is held for Berta Cáceres. (April 5, 2016)
International News
Thousands of Haitians march in the streets on November 23 to protest rampant corruption in the government
International News

Fanmi Lavalas on crisis and resolution in Haiti

By Fighting Words Staff The following is a statement circulated by the Haiti Action Committee. It comes from Fanmi Lavalas, the people’s party in Haiti, issued in solidarity with the upsurge of protests against the […]

In Defense of Our Lives
Domestic News

Moving forward: In Defense of Our Lives

By Fighting Words Staff The following is a statement from In Defense of our Lives, a coalition that stands united to fight against austerity, white supremacy and the neo-fascist threat in the United States. Communist […]

Oakland residents gather to protest the killing of Alan Blueford by an Oakland police officer.
Domestic News

Despite rampant abuse, Oakland rushes through pay raise for police

By Cassandra Devereaux On November 30, the City Council of Oakland, California, voted to approve a raise of 12.5 percent for the officers of the Oakland Police Department. They did this quickly and without soliciting […]