March against racist attacks in Warren victims the Hall family
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Stop Racist Attacks in Warren!

By Detroit  Fighting Words Staff An estimated 300 people took to the streets of Warren, Michigan  on Saturday, September 19, 2020 to demand an end to racism and vigilante attacks on African Americans in this […]

Elijah McClain, murdered by police August 24, 2019.
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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
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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
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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!” […]

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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
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Press conference on police brutality featured Darryl Jordan of EMEAC
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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 […]

Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum, murdered by a right-wing shooter in Kenosha, WI.
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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 […]

WI Bailout the People Movement placards
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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 […]