BY Cassia Laham | Miami, FL | 8/22/16
About 30 anti-war activists in South Florida gathered together, Aug. 18, to hear Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin speak about her new book, Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S-Saudi Connection.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/18/16
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s new campaign head, Stephen K. Bannon, is the chairman of the Breitbart News, a reactionary, right-wing ‘news’ outlet that has made a specialty of attacking leftists in general and Freedom Road Socialist Organization in particular.
BY staff | West Bend, WI | 8/17/16
75 people attended a protest outside a Donald Trump rally at the Washington County Fair Grounds on Aug. 16.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/15/16
On Monday, Aug. 15, Mayor Tom Barrett announced a city-wide 10 p.m. curfew for teenagers. Sheriff David Clarke announced that Sherman Park, where many protests have been held, would be closed from 6 p.m. Monday until 6 a.m. Tuesday.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 8/15/16
Protesters continue demanding justice for 14-year-old Jesse Romero. Romero was shot and killed by LAPD the evening of Aug. 9. Protesters rallied on Wednesday night, Aug. 10, at the site of his murder. On Saturday, Aug. 15, protesters lined up at the steps of the LAPD Hollenbeck Police Station in Boyle Heights.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/14/16
The Sherman Park neighborhood became the scene of a Ferguson-like uprising after a police killing of a Black man on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 13. At 3:30 p.m., a Milwaukee cop shot and killed a 23-year-old man they said was running away from them, near 44th and Auer Avenue.
BY Fidel Castro | Cuba | 8/12/16
In honor of Fidel Castro’s 90th birthday, Fight Back! is circulating a speech he delivered on May 1, 2003. Castro was born on August 13, 1926. Enjoy.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/07/16
Over 50 people protested on Aug. 6 to mark the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasak. The call was to stop to the endless series of U.S. wars and military interventions.
BY World Federation of Trade Unions | Turkey | 8/05/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
BY Rasmea Defense Committee | Detroit, MI | 8/05/16
Fight News Service is circulating the following August 5 statement from the Rasmea Defense Committee.