SAPSN People's Summit in August 2020
International News

Southern Africa Region Calls for Solidarity with Mozambique

By Abayomi Azikiwe Over the last several months the security situation in the Cabo Delgado province of the Republic of Mozambique has worsened in the aftermath of several armed attacks by a self-proclaimed Islamist group. […]

WI Bailout the People Movement placards
Domestic News

Wisconsin organizer speaks to Fighting Words

By Fighting Words Staff Questions directed to Dorothy Brown for the Wisconsin Bail Out the People Movement from Fighting-Words.net. Before the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, what was the movement of Black […]

Defund the police, Oakland California
Domestic News

Anti Police-Terror Project Launches Mental Health First Oakland

By Anti Police-Terror Project – Press Release Oakland, Calif. — Today, 8/28/20, the Anti Police-Terror Project (APTP) launched Mental Health First Oakland (MH First), a new model for non-police response to mental health crises. The […]

Bystander beaten and arrested by Detroit plice on Aug. 22, 2020
Domestic News

What’s Behind the August 22 Police Riot in Detroit?

Above: Detroit police brutalized a bystander who lives on Woodward Avenue and opened his front door to provide respite to demonstrators as they dispersed. Multiple officers seized him, held him down, punched him in the […]

Detroit police attack demonstrators on Aug. 22, 2020
Domestic News

Detroit Police brutally attack demonstrators without warning

The following is a guest contribution to Fighting Words from a Detroit activist. By Jessica Nadeau I am an independent photographer who has been following Detroit Will Breathe as the group holds marches and sit-ins […]

Mali ECOWAS delegation fails to reach agreement with mutineers
International News

Instability in Mali Caused by Imperialist Foreign Policy

By Abayomi Azikiwe A mutiny by lower-ranking military officers on August 18 in the West African state of Mali has prompted the condemnation of regional, continental and international organizations. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was forced […]

Hunger increasing in the U.S..
Domestic News
Reinstate a Moratorium on Evictions picket line outside 36th District Court
Domestic News

Detroiters Protest Looming Mass Evictions

The following is a programmatic leaflet issued by the Moratorium NOW! Coalition to Stop Evictions, Foreclosures & Utility Shutoffs in Detroit distributed at a demonstration outside 36th District Court on August 17, 2020. By Moratorium […]

Hands Off USPS union worker holds postal workers sign
Domestic News

Trump: Hands Off the United States Postal Service!

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Attacks by the Trump administration in Washington D.C. on the essential role of the USPS has drawn condemnation across the country. In Detroit on Thurs. Aug. 20, 2020 a demonstration […]

Reinstate a Moratorium on Evictions in Michigan
Domestic News

Reinstate the Moratorium on Evictions!

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff A demonstration was held outside the 36th District Court in Detroit on Mon. August 17, 2020 protesting the lifting of the moratorium on evictions imposed by both Gov. Gretchen Whitmer […]