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 […]

Detroit Liberation Monday discussed the need for rent elimination
Domestic News

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 […]

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 […]

Hunger increasing in the U.S..
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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 […]

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 […]

Eviction crisis has been a longterm problem in Detroit where this demonstration was held during 2016
Domestic News

Massive Evictions Will Compound the Public Health Crisis

By Abayomi Azikiwe Since March of this year the United States has been plunged into the worst outbreak of an infectious viral disease since the influenza pandemic of 1918-1920. The impact of the COVID-19 outbreaks […]

Trump and Fauci cartoon
Domestic News

Coronavirus: Trump attacks Dr. Fauci and public health

By Chris Fry On April 22, 1857, the New York Daily Tribune, the newspaper at the time with the largest circulation in the world, published an article titled “Condition of Factory Laborers.” It was written […]

Tampa demonstration against school reopening amid COVID-19 pandemic
Domestic News

Reopening Schools amid the Continuing Pandemic

By Abayomi Azikiwe There is tremendous pressure emanating from the United States ruling class and the White House to resume in-person schooling in all levels of educational instruction. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has been […]

African women in Tanzania wash hands during COVID-19 pandemic
International News

COVID-19 Cases in Africa Rising Sharply

By Abayomi Azikiwe Concerns are mounting across the African continent and internationally over the exponential growth in COVID-19 infections. At the time of this writing (07/08/20) the African Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ACDC) […]