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This article is an edited and updated version of a talk given by Alison Thorne at a Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) meeting on 31 August 2005. Thorne is a workplace delegate in the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) and an activist in the rank and file caucus, Members First. CPSU workplace delegate, Alison Thorne,… Read more »
Victorian State election November 30, 2002 – A Radical Woman hits the Socialist Alliance Campaign Trail in Lara
When I was first approached to seek preselection as a Socialist Alliance (SA) candidate for the Victorian State elections I was filled with trepidation. How was I going to cope with being thrown into the spotlight? But then I remembered that I am a member of Radical Women and could not allow silly fears to… Read more »
“My campaign is about building a movement to stop the attacks on unions, public education, civil rights and social services.”
Dear Friend, These are the days of “alternative facts” and nasty tweets as public policy, with the hard right in the catbird seat. They are also the days of tens of millions of people pouring into the streets to push back! Serious times require serious journalism. The Freedom Socialist provides honest news and insightful analysis… Read more »
Freedom Socialist Party Recommendations for the June 7, 2016 California State & San Francisco Primary Election
Voters’ disgust with declining living standards and ineffectual government has led two outside-the-Beltway candidates to prominence.
With the final Super Tuesday coming up on March 15, it’s a good time to take a look at the process of selecting the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees. The 2016 presidential election machine shifted into high gear in February with two primaries in Iowa and New Hampshire. It hasn’t slowed since. And, by the… Read more »
The anger, xenophobia, and polarization so sharply on view throughout this startling election season didn’t come about overnight. It’s not even a phenomenon produced just since the Great Recession began, or since the 9/11 attacks in 2001. This “new normal” has been a long time brewing. It’s a product of some 50 years of an… Read more »
It’s time to sift through the junk mail, pull out that ballot, and make your voice heard. This election offers the opportunity, depending on where you live, to re-elect a socialist to Seattle City Council; pass a $15 minimum wage law in Tacoma; and defeat numerous regressive tax proposals. Please read on for our take… Read more »
October 14, 2015 Dear Friends: San Francisco’s November 3 general election offers voters the usual mixed bag of ballot measures and candidates for various offices. We are disappointed to have no recommendations for elected officials because there are no boldly up-front, anti-capitalist candidates running. This is an unfortunate development that allows the Democrats to continue… Read more »