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 Fighting-Words.net. Before the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, what was the movement of Black […]

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Detroit Factory Target of “Black Workers’ Lives Matter”

By Unite All Workers for  Democracy, Autoworkers Caravan and Moratorium Now Flex-N-Gate Detroit, a parts supplier for Ford, was built off the backs of Black community members on Detroit’s east side.  Many lost their property […]

July 20 Strike for Black Lives mobilized low-wage workers across the U.S.
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Detroit: Strike for Black Lives Held on July 20

  By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Fight for $15, a labor organization demanding decent wages and the right to a union in the service industries, held a rally and march on Mon. July 20, 2020 […]

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 […]

ILWU Local 10 marching against police terror on May Day 2015, Oakland, California.
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Labor Call to Down tools to Honor All Victims of Police Murder

By ILWU Local 10 The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Coast Longshore Division, representing locals at all 29 West Coast ports, will stop work and lay down their tools on Tuesday, June 9 at […]

Meat processing plant
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Detroit SEIU worker protests outside nursing home
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Seniors, Prisoners and the Plight of the Detroit Majority

By Abayomi Azikiwe Statistical indicators from the city of Detroit and the state of Michigan reveal that the rate of infections and deaths resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic are on the decline. During the early […]

Amazon worker demonstrates against lack of safety and adequate pay
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Detroit, COVID-19 and the Worsening Capitalist Crisis

By Abayomi Azikiwe Detroit still remains at the center of the COVID-19 pandemic as infection rates continue at unacceptable levels amid the rapidly declining economic situation. Although the rate of people entering hospitals suffering from […]

Nurses demand critical PPE
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