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.
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Communities Against Racism & Fascism (CARF) declared victory after a white supremacist rally planned for Sunday, August 27 in Berkeley never materialized.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »