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Recommendations for the November 3, 2015 San Francisco Municipal Election

October 16, 2015

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 »

Bernie Sanders’ Bid for President: What Would Eugene Debs Think?

August 10, 2015

It’s clear why fed-up voters are attracted to Bernie Sanders. He rails against the billionaires and calls for a U.S. political revolution. Who doesn’t want to end the rule of banksters and CEOs? Who doesn’t want to stop the corporate harvesting of all things profitable at the expense of people and the planet? Who doesn’t… Read more »

Durham-López campaign statement: Chicago Teachers Strike – A critical fight for labor and our next generation

September 13, 2012

Durham campaigning at a mass teacher’s rally on September 12, 2012.The Freedom Socialist 2012 Presidential Campaign of Stephen Durham and Christina López stands in solidarity with the 25,000 fighting members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) in their struggle to defend public education. Presidential candidate Durham arrived in Chicago on September 11 to support the… Read more »

Durham-López campaign statement: Freedom Socialist presidential candidate comes in second to last-minute celebrity entrant Roseanne Barr

August 10, 2012

After declaring as a Peace and Freedom Party (PFP) presidential candidate only three weeks before, Hollywood comedian and actress Roseanne Barr won the PFP nomination at its convention on Aug. 4-5 in Los Angeles. Placing second was New Yorker and veteran union and gay rights activist Stephen Durham of the Freedom Socialist Party (FSP), who,… Read more »

Durham-López campaign statement: Justice for Manuel Diaz and Joel Acevedo – Curb police violence with elected civilian review boards

July 27, 2012

For a downloadable copy of this statement, click here. [PDF, 101kB] The weekend of July 21 saw another chapter in the long history of racist police violence in Southern California, with Anaheim police shooting to death two young Latino men. The Freedom Socialist Party campaign of Stephen Durham for president and Christina López for vice… Read more »

Durham-López campaign statement: Stop police and FBI raids against activists from the radical, Occupy and antiwar movements

July 13, 2012

The Freedom Socialist Party, Radical Women and the Durham-López 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee condemn the July 10 Seattle Police Department (SPD) raid on the home of radical activists affiliated with the Red Spark Collective and the Occupy Seattle movement. We demand that Mayor McGinn issue an immediate apology and call an inquiry as to why… Read more »