The interferon project began in 1981, after Fidel met U.S. doctor Randolph Lee Clark. Photo-Granma Archives
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The history of interferon in Cuba, in use today to treat Covid-19

Note: Interferon Alpha 2B is used to treat various cancers (e.g., leukemia, melanoma, AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma). It is also used to treat virus infections (e.g., chronic hepatitis B, chronic hepatitis C, condylomata acuminata). This medication […]

Detroit demonstration against water shutoff on July 18, 2014
Domestic News

Moratorium on Water Shut-offs in Detroit Long Overdue

By Abayomi Azikiwe Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a halt to the ongoing water shut-offs in the state of Michigan in the midst of a global healthcare crisis spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Detroit […]

unionists at the Sanders rally on March 6, 2020 at TCF Conference Center in Detroit
Domestic News

Elections 2020: Democratic Party Leadership Attempts to Destroy Sanders Campaign Again

By Abayomi Azikiwe A series of Democratic primaries in the race for the party nomination has resulted in more victories for former United States Vice-President Joe Biden. Senator Bernie  Sanders of Vermont, who was leading […]

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Coronavirus: Feed the people, starve the Pentagon!

By Chris Fry As millions of workers and poor are desperately facing a catastrophic loss of income from the Coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the country and the world, now is the time to examine […]

coronavirus us cases map 03-18-20
Domestic News

Moratorium NOW! Coalition raises Coronavirus/COVID-19 Demands

Statement by Moratorium NOW! Coalition The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe has exposed for the whole world to see the inhumanity and inadequacy of the U.S. healthcare system and the many injustices suffered by working […]

Cassandra Devereaux Campaign lit
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Cassandra Devereaux Campaign Announces Election Results

By Cassandra Devereaux for California State Assembly District 14 Campaign Vallejo, California, 3/13/20 – We’re excited to announce the preliminary results for Cassandra Devereaux’s campaign, and want to thank you very much for your support! […]

Haitians courageously demonstrated their support for Aristide
International News

Remembering The 2004 Coup in Haiti

By Robert Roth, Haiti Action Committee On February 29, 2004, the democratically elected government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti was overthrown by a violent coup.  This was the second U.S.-sponsored coup against a popularly […]

Detroit International Women's Day participants on March 7, 2020
Domestic News

International Women’s Day Honors Legacy of Harriet Tubman

By Abayomi Azikiwe There was a lively celebration of International Women’s Day in Detroit on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The feature film “Harriet” was shown on the life, times and monumental contributions of anti-slavery organizer, […]

Detroit Third Wet'suwet'en solidarity action on March 2, 2020
International News

Third Week of Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en at Windsor-Detroit Tunnel

By Fighting Words Detroit Staff These photographs were taken on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the third weekly demonstration in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation people waging a protracted struggle in British Columbia, Canada […]

Detroit Fight for $15 placard during general strike on March 6, 2020
Domestic News

Fight for $15 Workers Stage One Day Strike

By Fighting Words Detroit Staff These photographs were taken on Friday. March 6, 2020 in Detroit as workers gathered as part of a nationwide Fight for $15 strike around the United States. Workers are demanding […]