Luis ArceMAS candidate for President
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Nigerian youth carry end sars banner
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Mass Rebellion in Nigeria Sparked by Police Brutality

By Abayomi Azikiwe A series of incidents involving the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad police unit (SARS) in the Federal Republic of Nigeria has brought to the surface underlying societal contradictions which have been simmering for […]

State Fairground Development Coalition sold out by corporate-controlled Detroit CIty Council
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Detroit Rally Demonstrates Against Unfair Amazon Deal

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff A corporate-controlled 5-4 majority on the Detroit City Council approved an egregious deal which will turn over land to Amazon corporation for the building of a distribution center in Detroit. […]

Georgia lines up in early voting during Oct. 2020 AJC photo
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Voter Suppression and Right-wing Threats Fail to Keep Millions Away from the Polls

By Abayomi Azikiwe Efforts aimed at thwarting the fundamental bourgeois democratic rights of the majority of people in the United States are well underway. President Donald J. Trump has said repeatedly that mail-in voting and […]

The AFL-CIO labor federation, headed by Richard Trumka, is seeing the terms general strike and resistance against tyranny, bandied about.
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Community groups, Unions Taking Fascist Threats Seriously

By David Sole With less than two weeks left before the November 3 U.S. elections there are signs that some sectors of the population are taking Donald Trump’s threat seriously to refuse to recognize an […]

Detroit demonstration led by Detroit Will Breathe against police brutality on the southwest side on Oct. 10, 2020.
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Stop Police Brutality on the Southwest Side!

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff There were demonstrations for two consecutive nights beginning at St. Hedwig Park located in the area near Junction and Michigan Avenue in Detroit. Incidents of police brutality were reported to […]

Detroit anti-eviction demonstration featured militant speeches from housing activists on Oct. 9, 2020
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Stop Evictions and Honor the CDC Moratorium!

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff There was another midday picket line outside 36th District Court in downtown Detroit on Friday, October 9, 2020. The demonstration called for the halt to eviction proceedings due to the […]

Africa CDC graphic taken from website
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Africa Battles COVID-19 Pandemic Effectively

By Abayomi Azikiwe During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic there was much concern about the impact the virus would have on the African continent. Predictions focused on the underdeveloped healthcare, transportation and educational […]

Federal law enforcement separating families at the southern border with Mexico
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Authoritarianism: the U.S. versus the People’s Republic of China

By Chris Fry On September 23, both Boss Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping presented virtual speeches to the UN General Assembly. An analysis by CNN, one of the most “liberal”, most anti-Trump of the […]

Chinese aid arriving in Italy, quoting the Roman poet Seneca
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Gung Ho

By Lee Ross When someone is called “gung ho” in English it generally means enthusiastic and dedicated, often with military connotations. This is ironic, because “gung ho” is actually Chinese and Communist in origin, meaning […]