Posts in: environment

As Sahara grows, Africa’s land and people suffer

April 2017

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 »

Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Warriors

September 15, 2016

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 »

Bring the assassins of Honduran leader Berta Cáceres to justice!

March 11, 2016

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 »

VIDEO: FSP U.S.’s 2014 National Convention on Ecosocialism – A World to Win, A Planet to Save

November 2014

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 »

To leave coal behind, take the profits out of the energy industry!

December 20, 2012

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 »

The Gulf crisis: beautiful planet versus deadly profit system

June 2010

“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 »

Who are the pro-earth, antinuclear people and what do they want?

Summer 1978

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 »