La atronadora indignación marcó un momento de cambio en los Estados Unidos después de que James Fields Jr. asesinara a un manifestante anti-nazi e hiriera a docenas más en su ataque del 12 de agosto en Charlottesville, Virginia. El antagonismo entre la izquierda y la derecha es ahora una batalla a campo abierto. Y hasta… Read more »
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The kick-off event for the far right’s “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley fizzled as white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos and his supporters were outnumbered by anti-fascist protesters on Sunday.
Communities Against Racism & Fascism (CARF) declared victory after a white supremacist rally planned for Sunday, August 27 in Berkeley never materialized.
When Seattle anti-fascists of many political persuasions massed to protest a “Patriot Prayer” rally on Aug. 13, police prevented them from marching to the site of the far-right gathering. But they made their message heard regardless.
The almost daily killings and abuse by the police of Black and other people of color has garnered national attention. This murder epidemic spans the United States. According to The Guardian newspaper, 234 Black and 159 Latino people have been killed by police in 2016. (www.theguardian.com The Counted) Residents of the Pacific Northwest know that… Read more »
Whoever said young people are disengaged and uninterested was not looking in the right place! On March 24, I facilitated a workshop at the #RiseUp Youth Conference organized by the L.A. County Human Relations Commission. The goal of the conference was to inspire teens to organize around issues they care about. In addition to a… Read more »
On Sat., June 10, counter bigoted violence and Trump’s anti-immigrant and racist agenda at rallies and marches in New York and Seattle and near Sacramento. A strong show of united resistance is needed! Visit our branch Facebook pages for information on the New York and Seattle counterprotests, or see below for details about the event… Read more »
When arch conservative Anita Bryant crusaded against gay rights in the 1970s, the queer community fought back. Not every battle was won, but the stage was set across the U.S. for increasing rights. When Ronald Reagan maintained a deadly silence in the early 1980s as the AIDS/HIV crisis escalated, with his fascist-loving communications director, Pat… Read more »
Along with tens of thousands of other people across the U.S., Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women members and friends demonstrated in cities and at airports against Donald Trump’s Muslim ban over the weekend of Jan. 28. Here are some of the scenes, plus a couple bonus photos from England and Australia. 1. Seattle rally… Read more »
UC Berkeley students protest before right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Source: Press From On February 1, the Bay Area branch of the Freedom Socialist Party got involved in the protest against reactionary agitator Milo Yiannopoulos at the University of California – Berkeley. A team… Read more »