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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 »

Durham-López campaign statement: A queer rights platform to take PRIDE in

June 19, 2012

Are you fed up with empty promises and big-money control of the elections? Throw your support behind candidates with bold, unconventional and practical solutions to the economic crisis and the escalating attacks on civil rights. The Freedom Socialist Party campaign of Stephen Durham for president and Christina López for vice president has a platform that… Read more »

Durham-López campaign statement: Lessons of the Wisconsin recall- Time for labor to reject the bosses’ parties and fight for all workers

June 15, 2012

For a downloadable copy of this statement, click here. [PDF, 386kB] Last year, hundreds of thousands of snow-covered Wisconsinites showed labor how to fight austerity. Workers and students occupied the capitol to resist Governor Scott Walker’s budget cuts and attacks on collective bargaining. They demanded jobs and healthcare for all, and many were ready to… Read more »

FSP’s “Un-millionaire” presidential campaign invigorates the California primary!

June 13, 2012

A hearty thank you! to friends of the Freedom Socialist Party’s Durham-López “Un-millionaire” 2012 presidential campaign for substantial support in the June 5 California primary election. New Yorker Stephen Durham, running for president on a socialist feminist ticket with vice-presidential candidate Christina López of Seattle, is vying for the nomination of the Peace and Freedom… Read more »