Solidarity with Detroit Casino Workers on Strike for First Time in History
Detroit casinos workers have made history by going on strike for the first time ever. The casino workers of Detroit do all the work that makes these incredibly profitable corporations run, and, like all workers, they deserve every penny of that profit and our full solidarity.
Kyle ThibodeauNovember 15, 2023
Thousands March in Largest Mobilization for Palestine in Detroit History
A rally and march last weekend drew thousands of people to Detroit’s Hart Plaza, making it the largest protest for Palestine in the city’s history. Democrat-affiliated NGO leaders and politicians struggled to make the case that voting is the only available response to the apartheid. But the signs and chants of the people had a different message for “Genocide Joe.”
Brian H. SilversteinNovember 1, 2023
Eviction Defense in Detroit Shows the Power of Self-Organization
The recently viral videos of a physical eviction defense effort in Detroit not only shows the violent nature of evictions and the state, but the importance of developing institutions of self-organization in order to challenge the growing threat of evictions facing the working class and oppressed.
Tristan TaylorApril 8, 2023
Massive Looting of Public Resources at Stake in District Detroit Redevelopment Scheme
Billionaire developers in Detroit have proposed capturing almost one billion dollars in public money to fund their newest project. The deal is far from sealed, but organized community opposition will be necessary to prevent approvals from sailing through.
Rita SingerFebruary 3, 2023
Tenants and Allies across Detroit Meet to Organize for Renters’ Rights
Tenants in Detroit are getting together to create a citywide organization to help fight against housing insecurity and slumlords and for renters’ rights.
Tristan TaylorJanuary 11, 2023
What Is the Michigan Working Class Party?
The midterm elections happen amidst an atmosphere of polarization and politicalization, where the crisis of neoliberalism is growing acute, yet lesser evilism politics remain. For those on the Left, workers and the oppressed sick of the betrayals and disappointments with the two party system, a third political party calling itself the Working Class Party is seeking to be that alternative in Michigan, Maryland, and Illinois.
Tristan TaylorNovember 8, 2022
Victory in Detroit Will Breathe Lawsuit Against the City of Detroit
The City of Detroit is ordered to pay over $1 million to protestors repressed by police in the wake of George Floyd's murder.
Detroit Will BreatheOctober 16, 2022
Disabled Black Detroiter Facing Eviction from Prominent Nonprofit
Housing justice and anti-police brutality groups stand with a Black Detroiter fighting an unjust eviction by a major nonprofit in Detroit.
Brian H. SilversteinOctober 9, 2022
Detroiters Say ‘Hell No!’ to DTE’s Proposed Electricity Rate Hike
Detroiters are confronting regulators who are deciding whether private utilities can extract more profits from the working class during energy, inflation, housing, and climate crises.
Lee PalmerSeptember 20, 2022
Michigan Court of Appeals Gives County Prosecutors Right to Enforce Abortion Ban
Today a Michigan Court ruled that prosecutors in counties across the state have the authority to enforce a 1931 law that prohibits almost all forms of abortion.
Tristan TaylorAugust 1, 2022