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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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 […]

Detroit Fight for $15 placard during general strike on March 6, 2020
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Fight for $15 Workers Stage One Day Strike

By Fighting Words Detroit Staff These photographs were taken on Friday. March 6, 2020 in Detroit as workers gathered as part of a nationwide Fight for $15 strike around the United States. Workers are demanding […]

UNITE HERE Local 24 picketers at Detroit Metro Airport.
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Delta Airline workers protest at Detroit airport

 By Detroit Fighting Words staff On February 14, 2020, about 100 UNITE HERE Local 24 members and supporters joined Delta Airlines catering workers protesting poverty wages and unaffordable health care. The protest took place at […]

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Homeless moms evicted by riot police with AR-15’s and military tanks

By David Sole Breaking News: As we were about to post this article, a major victory was announced on the morning of Martin Luther King, Jr Day, January 20th. Wedgewood Properties, under tremendous national pressure, […]

UAW GM Strike in 2019
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UAW workers organize to take back their union

By Jerry Goldberg, UAW 900 retired As the United States Justice Department seems hell bent on moving to a government takeover of the United Auto Workers union (UAW), a rank and file movement, called Unite […]