Posts in: anti-racism

L.A. youth rise up to a socialist feminist challenge

April 2017

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 »

Rallies to end bigotry against Muslims

June 2017

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 »

The real story of the Sacramento anti-fascist protest

August 2, 2016

On June 26, a carload from Bay Area FSP drove to the state capitol for a face-off with fascists. Sacramento Anti-Fascist Action (ANTIFA) had asked for help to counter an ultra-right rally. FSP agrees with ANTIFA’s message that “ignoring fascists does not make them go away.” So we hit the road with a contingent that… Read more »

No business as usual: Trump’s triumph and what’s next

November 11, 2016

Going into the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Democratic and Republican Party elites thought it would be business as usual. One member or another of the ruling political families — the Bushes or the Clintons — would be the next president and life in capitalist, neoliberal America would go on as it has for the… Read more »

Solidarity thwarts retaliation against teacher protesting neo-Nazis

December 16, 2016

Yvette Felarca When neo-Nazi groups announced a rally in Sacramento this past summer, activists from around California responded. A Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) contingent from the Bay Area was there along with hundreds of other concerned community members, including Berkeley middle school teacher and anti-racist activist Yvette Felarca, to form a multi-racial counter-protest to white… Read more »

No ban! Photos and video

January 31, 2017

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 »

Victorious Protest Against Milo Yiannopoulos is Distorted by Media

February 15, 2017

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 »

No fue lo mismo de siempre: el triunfo de Trump y qué sigue

11 de noviembre de 2016

De cara a la elección presidencial de 2016, las élites del Partido Demócrata y del Republicano pensaron que esta sería una elección más. Uno u otro miembro de las familias políticas gobernantes –los Bush o los Clinton– sería el próximo presidente y la vida en el capitalismo, neoliberalismo de Estados Unidos proseguiría como lo ha… Read more »

Open Letter to Mayor McGinn and the Seattle City Council: Bring the Seattle Police under community control

January 12, 2012

Bring the Seattle Police under community control It’s an undeclared war: A war against Blacks, other people of color, immigrants, youth, the homeless, the poor, and demonstrators criticizing the system. Police have killed, kicked, punched, harassed, Tasered and tear-gassed far too many people. It’s a racist system out of control. April 17, 2010 Detective Shandy… Read more »

Expose the Redfern Cover-up!

Summer/Autumn 2005

On February 15, 2004 an Aboriginal teenager was chased by police through the streets of Sydney’s inner city suburb of Redfern. The police in their high-speed cars were in hot pursuit of their 17-year-old “suspect” on his bicycle. He died when impaled on the metal fence bordering a park used by his neighbours: residents of… Read more »