Detroit Third Wet'suwet'en solidarity action on March 2, 2020
International News

Third Week of Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en at Windsor-Detroit Tunnel

By Fighting Words Detroit Staff These photographs were taken on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the third weekly demonstration in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation people waging a protracted struggle in British Columbia, Canada […]

Detroit demonstration in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en Nation in front of the Canadian Consulate on Feb. 17, 2020
Domestic News

Detroit Demonstration in Solidarity with WET’SUWET’EN on U.S.-Canada Border

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff These photographs were taken on Mon. Feb. 17, 2020 in downtown Detroit on Jefferson Ave. right outside the Canadian Consulate located at Renaissance Center. The demonstration was called in solidarity […]

Wet'suwet'en Access Point on Gidimt'en Territory
International News

Palestinians stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en nation

The TransCanada Coastal Gaslink pipeline aims to steal Wet’suwet’en land, use resource extraction to solidify control over Indigenous territories, destroy the environment and violate Indigenous laws. By Palestinian BDS National Committee – Canada From the […]

Methicillan-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria at 20,000 times magnification
Domestic News

Bacteria and Capitalism

By David Sole Bacteria were first observed and reported on by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek in the 1670’s. He ground his own lenses and constructed early microscopes. He called these tiny one celled organisms “animalcules.” Van […]

Unist’ot’en Camp
International News

Press Release: Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs Reject BC Supreme Court Decision!

By Unist’ot’en Solidarity Brigade Smithers (BC) – Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs representing all five clans of the Wet’suwet’en Nation reject the BC Supreme Court decision to extend Coastal GasLink’s injunction order, which has criminalized the practice […]

Detroit Climate Strike Dec 6 2019
Domestic News

Detroit Climate Strike targets gas and electric utility DTE Energy

By Detroit FW Staff On Friday, Dec. 6, the Detroit Climate Strike took place as part of globally coordinated climate strikes demanding that governments address the increasingly severe climate and environmental crisis. The global climate […]

Detroit demolition by private contractors created environmental problems with debris left on sites
Domestic News

Detroit Demolition Bond Proposal Defeated Amid Mass Discontent

By Abayomi Azikiwe On November 19, the Detroit City Council voted down a bond proposal advanced by corporate-imposed Mayor Mike Duggan ostensibly designed to eliminate blighted residential properties in this overwhelmingly impoverished African American municipality. […]

Domestic News

California wildfires inflame class division

By Chris Fry From a Nov. 4 article in the Los Angeles Times: First, zoom out from the flames. Show the neighborhood where wealthy homeowners, having fled themselves, have inexplicably forgotten to warn their domestic […]

A sign demanding PG&E to turn the power back on.
Domestic News

PG&E’s shutoff: at the intersection of electric and ruling class power

By Cassandra Devereaux On Tuesday, October 9 Pacific Gas & Electric, the publicly traded monopoly that supplies most of Northern California’s power needs, announced that they would be shutting off power for much of their […]

Domestic News

Demonstrations surround Democratic debates in Detroit

By Abayomi Azikiwe On July 30 and 31 the attention of the national media in the United States was focused on the Fox Theater in downtown Detroit where 20 Democratic Party candidates for the presidency […]