Elijah McClain, murdered by police August 24, 2019.
Domestic News

Solidarity with the Denver Anti-Racists

By Fighting Words Staff The Communist Workers League expresses complete solidarity with, and support for, the anti-racist activists recently arrested in Colorado and with the entire Colorado Black Lives Matter movement which has been demanding […]

GEO strikers picket a U of M construction site on Wed, Sept 9
Domestic News

Strike ends at U of Michigan by graduate student workers

    By Detroit Fighting Words Staff On Tuesday, Sept. 8, the Graduate Employees Organization (GEO), AFT Local 3550, went on strike against the University of Michigan, demanding increased COVID-19 protections, including the right to […]

The Boogeyman - Stephen King
Domestic News

Run! Run! Antifa is coming! Antifa is coming!

By David Sole Probably every culture has a mythical terrifying figure that parents use to threaten children with, if the kids don’t behave well. In the U.S. it was often “the bogeyman will get you!” […]

Domestic News

Indigenous People Want Name Change of Historic Neighborhood

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff A rally, march and cultural event was held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 on the eastside of Detroit in the residential district known as “Indian Village.” A Native American resident […]

Detroit Liberation Monday discussed the need for rent elimination
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Housing Activists Make Plans to Fight Looming Mass Evictions

By Abayomi Azikiwe A recent moratorium issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided a window of relief until December 31 to millions facing evictions due to payment arrears on their […]

Detroit 100 Days Victory March moving through downtown chanting militant slogans in opposition to racism and capitalism
Domestic News
Press conference on police brutality featured Darryl Jordan of EMEAC
Domestic News

40 Detroit Organizations Demand Resignation of Police Chief

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Various community based organizations are demanding change and an end to state repression. They held a press conference on September 3 on Detroit’s eastside. Several speakers drew the connection between […]

Zimbabwe ZANU-PF and ANC delegation hold critical talks in Harare on September 9, 2020
International News

Zimbabwe Ruling Party Says There is No Crisis in the Country

By Abayomi Azikiwe Over the last two decades the western imperialist states and their allies have imposed draconian sanctions on the Southern African nation of Zimbabwe. Not only has the economic embargo impacted the majority […]

Pro-Lukashenko “Women for Unity and Peace” demonstration in Belarus
International News

Stop meddling in the internal affairs of Belarus

By U.S. Peace Council The U.S. Peace Council (USPC) expresses its solidarity with the people of Belarus whose country is undergoing a campaign of destabilization and interference in their internal affairs by outside forces. USPC […]

Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum, murdered by a right-wing shooter in Kenosha, WI.
Domestic News

The Left, the Right and the Capitalist State

By David Sole The state, when talking about political entities, might be defined as “the supreme public power within a sovereign political entity” (The Free Dictionary by Farlex).  V.I. Lenin, leader of the Russian Revolution […]