Planet Earth is changing in many perilous ways. One of the most damaging shifts is desertification, which is essentially the expansion of barren desert climates. Nowhere is this desolation a more serious crisis than in the Sahel region of Africa, the latitudinal zone where the Sahara Desert gradually transitions to the tropical climates of the… Read more »
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To the Standing Rock Sioux Warriors, The Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) and Radical Women (RW) send you this statement of unwavering solidarity for your battle against corporate America that wants to destroy your sacred lands and waterways. Opposition to the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline is important for all of us fighting to save the… Read more »
He loves coal and denies climate change.
End U.S. complicity in crimes against the indigenous peoples of Latin America! The Freedom Socialist Party joins with activists around the world to protest the assassination of Berta Cáceres, the Honduran indigenous feminist leader and foe of privatization gunned down in her home on March 3rd. We call for the immediate release of Mexican supporter… Read more »
On September 26th, FSP organizers and supporters gathered in Seattle to discuss ecosocialism – “an anti-capitalist approach to upending the climate changers’ system and building our own future.” In this video captured from the event, socialist feminist organizer, union activist, & climate change journalist for the Freedom Socialist newspaper Mark Drummond covers the importance of… Read more »
The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change conference has just concluded, the eighteenth in a series notable for the lack of cooperation among the planet’s worst polluters, first and foremost the United States, and their failure to swiftly move away from dirty energy sources. Now residents of the Pacific Northwest face the planned building of… Read more »
Durham-López campaign statement: Provide immediate relief for Sandy’s poorest victims and fund a real recovery
A disaster like Superstorm Sandy shows capitalism in its true colors. In the midst of chaos and suffering, the stock market in New York City managed a swift reopening after being closed for just two days, with Mayor Bloomberg ringing the opening bell. However, working-class, immigrant, and poor neighborhoods like Staten Island, Chinatown on the… Read more »
A statement from the write-in presidential candidate Stephen Durham during the Hurricane Sandy crisis of 2012.
“It’s like a nightmare you can’t wake up from.” This is how Danielle Brutsche described the plight of Gulf of Mexico residents at a May 30 rally in New Orleans demanding that the government take control of managing BP’s disaster. The horror grows day by day as the cover-up by BP and its government co-conspirators… Read more »
In May, thousands of Live Without Trident protesters provoked the latest in a series of mass arrests by trespassing on the nuclear submarine base at Bangor, Washington. This alliance of pacifists and environmentalists is only one of various nationwide and international coalitions focusing world attention on the perils of nuclear energy and industrial waste. Environmental… Read more »