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Where Matters Stand With Me

October 1, 1978

Newly translated into Spanish, this rousing 1978 piece by Radical Women co-founder and longtime Freedom Socialist Party leader Gloria Martin is a testament to the logic of socialism plus feminism.

Mi manifiesto

October 1, 1978

Publicado originalmente en el “Boletín de debate de la Pre-Conferencia del Comité para un Partido Socialista Revolucionario (CRSP por sus siglas en inglés)”, por la cofundadora de Mujeres Radicales, Gloria Martin el 1º de octubre de 1978 A LOS 62 AÑOS, PUEDO REFLEXIONAR acerca de tantos años de discriminación y de amarga derrota frecuente por… Read more »

Viva la Raza!

Summer 1977

On the 50th anniversary of the walkouts by 10,000 overwhelmingly Chicana/o high-schoolers in Los Angeles, celebrate the Chicano movement with this 1977 editorial in English and Spanish from the Freedom Socialist archives.

United Front repels neo-Nazi threat

October 1990

From 1990, the story of the successful 1980s fight to keep the Northwest from becoming an “Aryan homeland.”

Collapse of the Soviet Union? Only workers’ revolt can stave it off

February 1991

Gorbachev, hat in hand, begging food from Bush and the bankers. Perestroika? Bleached bones in a pauper’s unmarked grave. The people in Moscow are hungry and sullen, all the grand prospects of the past five years gone. The reforms, the hope of the market — litter in the streets, buried in winter’s vast drifts. Hardline… Read more »

Thelma and Louise “R” Us

May 1992

With Christine Blasey Ford testifying at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings for the country’s top court, the #MeToo movement has made a quantum leap. This 1992 column by Clara Fraser, a year after Anita Hill’s brave coming forward against Clarence Thomas, calls on women to catapult themselves onto the mainstage of history.

On burying the Master Race ideology forever

July 1993

Guerry Hoddersen reflects on a 1993 conference in tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement held on the 25th anniversary of his assassination.