Protesters rally in solidarity with essential workers against Kroger Co ’s plan to shutdown stores
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Oakland community groups organize to fight “food deserts”

By Oakland SCLC [Editor’s Note: Detroit knows about “food deserts.” The 26th largest city in the United States with a population of over 664,000, Detroit saw its last major chain supermarket close in 2007. Kroger […]

An Amazon-sponsored billboard in Bessemer, Ala.
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Voter Suppression and the Amazon “NO” Vote

By David Sole The eyes of millions of workers and all the big bankers and bosses were fixed on Bessemer, Alabama over the past several months. Around 6,000 Amazon warehouse workers had been organizing to […]

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 […]

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Milwaukee Solidarity Picket For Alabama Amazon Workers

By A diverse group of Milwaukee area and statewide Wisconsin labor and community organizations will hold a solidarity picket to support Amazon workers Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 10 A.M. at 2305 N Prospect […]

Republican campaign operatives, congressional staffers and lawyers threaten vote counting in Florida in 2000
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What happens if Trump tries to steal the election?

  By David Sole With only days left before the November 3 U.S. elections many are focused on turning out voters for their preferred candidates. However some groups and individuals are making plans on what […]

The AFL-CIO labor federation, headed by Richard Trumka, is seeing the terms general strike and resistance against tyranny, bandied about.
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Community groups, Unions Taking Fascist Threats Seriously

By David Sole With less than two weeks left before the November 3 U.S. elections there are signs that some sectors of the population are taking Donald Trump’s threat seriously to refuse to recognize an […]

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 […]

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 Before the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, what was the movement of Black […]

Tampa demonstration against school reopening amid COVID-19 pandemic
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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 […]

Detroit demonstration against water shutoff on July 18, 2014
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Moratorium on Water Shut-offs in Detroit Long Overdue

By Abayomi Azikiwe Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a halt to the ongoing water shut-offs in the state of Michigan in the midst of a global healthcare crisis spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Detroit […]