Posts in: Editorial

Amazon extortion!

June 2018

The world’s richest man balks at helping the homeless.

Imperialist counterrevolution in Syria

April 2018

Imperialist firepower has overwhelmed Syria’s struggle for a secular democracy — for now. Oppose deportation of Syrian refugees from the U.S.!

No to privatizing public power

April 2018

Bonneville Power electrifies eight western states. Trump’s budget proposes selling off Bonneville, for the profit of a few. Thumbs down!

Trump’s Jerusalem Insult

February 2018

As usual, the president acted in an arrogant and reactionary fashion, but even he can’t destroy a “peace process” that doesn’t exist.

Freedom Socialist editorial: Sunshine for Mumia Abu-Jamal

June 2017

Good news! As of April, political prisoner Mumia began a long-denied treatment for Hepatitis C. The relatively new procedure is almost 100 percent effective. The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections fought tooth and nail to deny court-ordered treatment. They delayed for three months after a judge ruled in early January that treatment should begin within 21… Read more »

Freedom Socialist editorial: Defend Palestinian hunger strikers

June 2017

Fifteen hundred Palestinian political prisoners launched a hunger strike on April 17, ongoing as of this writing. They are protesting abominable conditions in Israel’s privately run prisons. Their demands include decent medical treatment; an end to solitary confinement and Israel’s policy of renewable detention without trial; relocation to facilities in the Palestinian territories; reinstatement of… Read more »

Freedom Socialist editorial: Democracy hypocrisy

June 2017

Whatever else you want to say about the guy, Donald Trump is doing a yuuuge educational service as president. His bogus election and “You’re fired!” presidency are perfectly exposing the limits and fallacies of capitalist democracy. Our vaunted two-party electoral system, providing for free and fair debate among cream-of-the-crop candidates? Yikes, no! Winner chosen by… Read more »