Influenza pandemic of 1918-1920 where women workers wear masks
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COVID-19 Pandemic: A Socialist View on the Capitalist Crisis

Note: The following remarks are excerpted from the Detroit Marxism Class held via teleconference on Saturday May 9, 2020. The course was sponsored by the Communist Workers League (CWL). By Abayomi Azikiwe At present the […]

Cuban healthcare workers arriving in South Africa
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Cuba Continues African Solidarity in COVID-19 Battle

By Abayomi Azikiwe High-ranking governmental and military leaders in the Republic of South Africa greeted a Cuban medical mission which arrived on April 27. The 217 Cuban healthcare workers are in the country to assist […]

Medical worker with Cuban flag
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The COVID-19 pandemic makes clear the need to cooperate despite political differences

Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement The impact of COVID-19 can already be measured and will be assessed in the future by the striking numbers of people infected, the unacceptable numbers of deaths, the unquestionable […]

Dr. Tedros Adhanom, WHO Director General meets with Chinese President Xi Jinpinge
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As COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the nation, U.S. blames China

By Mike Shane The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to kill 100,000 to 250,000 people or more in the U.S. As it sweeps across the country, exposing stark inequalities in many areas of social life, the deficiencies […]

The interferon project began in 1981, after Fidel met U.S. doctor Randolph Lee Clark. Photo-Granma Archives
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The history of interferon in Cuba, in use today to treat Covid-19

Note: Interferon Alpha 2B is used to treat various cancers (e.g., leukemia, melanoma, AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma). It is also used to treat virus infections (e.g., chronic hepatitis B, chronic hepatitis C, condylomata acuminata). This medication […]

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Moratorium NOW! Coalition raises Coronavirus/COVID-19 Demands

Statement by Moratorium NOW! Coalition The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe has exposed for the whole world to see the inhumanity and inadequacy of the U.S. healthcare system and the many injustices suffered by working […]

Detroit Third Wet'suwet'en solidarity action on March 2, 2020
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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 […]

Rafael Cancel Miranda
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Rafael Cancel Miranda – Presente

By Wisconsin Bail Out the People Movement Today, March 2, the beloved Puerto Rican Patriot Rafael Cancel Miranda has left us, surrounded by the love of his family and his people. All his life he […]

Black Panther newspaper in solidarity with DPRK, China and North Vietnam
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Detroit demonstration in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en Nation in front of the Canadian Consulate on Feb. 17, 2020
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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 […]