African Union Conference on COVID-19 vaccination production held on April 12-13, 2021
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Vaccinations and the COVID-19 Surges from Africa to the United States

By Abayomi Azikiwe As the world experiences another spike in COVID-19 infections, the African continental 55-member states regional organization has held a conference on the necessity of establishing vaccination manufacturing centers. The African Union (AU) […]

One of Musk’s rockets landing (on Earth)
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Elon Musk and his Martian adventure

By Chris Fry I am accumulating resources to help make life multiplanetary & extend the light of consciousness to the stars. These are the words of billionaire owner Elon Musk, second richest guy in America […]

Coronavirus Zimbabwe roll out set for Feb. 14, 2021 Moment of silence with President
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Africa Begins Large-scale Vaccinations Distribution

By Abayomi Azikiwe Several countries within the African Union (AU), a 55-member body encompassing independent states and the Western Sahara, through its Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ACDC), has issued statements in recent weeks […]

Coronavirus China vaccine through Sinopharm
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Africa to Receive a Billion Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines in 2021

By Abayomi Azikiwe As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, the African continent is seeking to halt the pandemic through the acquisition of vaccines and the implementation of other safety measures. During […]

Coronavirus South African President Demands West Not Hoard Vaccines
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Several African Countries Reimpose Restrictions While COVID-19 Cases Rise

By Abayomi Azikiwe In at least three Southern African Development Community (SADC) states a number of high-profile political and military officials have contracted and succumbed to COVID-19. African National Congress (ANC) stalwart Jackson Mthembu was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]