Hundreds of U.S. cities and counties have declared themselves sanctuaries in response to President Trump’s declaration of war on immigrants. The many already in place have reaffirmed and strengthened their commitment. Trump has given Immigration U.S. Customs Enforcement (ICE) carte blanche to hunt down and deport immigrants. States like California have introduced legislation such as… Read more »
Posts in: immigrant rights
The demonising of Muslims is reminiscent of the 1950s McCarthy era.
This article was originally published on La Jornada. MEXICO DF. — Activists and relatives of Nestora Salgado Garcia requested a meeting this afternoon with officials from the U.S. embassy in Mexico to ask them to intervene in the release of the ex-comandante of community policing from Olinalá, Guerrero, who remains on a hunger strike after… Read more »
On November 16, New York City FSP leader Stephen Durham spoke at Union Square on behalf of the Campaign to Free Nestora Salgado. The event was a rally to protest Mexican political oppression and the disappearance of 43 students from the Escuela Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos in Guerrero, Mexico. In this video, Nestora… Read more »
A first-hand account of the face-off between defenders of immigrant children and the militia and racists gathered in Murrieta
Muffy Sunde, Freedom Socialist Party Organizer, Los AngelesA delegation from the Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women arrived in Murrieta early on the morning of July 4th to join others who had been alerted by phone and texts that buses with children were expected to arrive during the early morning hours and that right-wingers would… Read more »
On the Reactionary Character of the Dominican Constitutional Court Decision Regarding the Right of Haitians to Citizenship in the Dominican Republic We, the undersigned organizations—Izquierda Revolucionaria, IR (Revolutionary Left- NYC), Partido de Libertad Socialista, FSP (Freedom Socialist Party), and Partido Mundo Obrero, WWP (Workers World Party)—express our strong opposition to the decision of the Constitutional… Read more »
The far right is growing in the U.S. and across Europe. Its influence can be seen in assaults on immigrant and women’s rights as well as gay marriage; slander campaigns against unionists and public workers; and a general rise in racism, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim prejudice. Without a strong working-class party—one that presents an alternative to… Read more »
Estudios de La Raza, ¡sí! Los estudiantes de Tucson cuentan con ideas acertadas en las protestas contra la prohibición por parte de la derecha de los estudios étnicos
Aprender acerca de mi herencia cultural ha sido declarado ilegal en Arizona, lugar donde nací y me crie. El 10 de enero, el patronato del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Tucson K-12 (TUSD) votó para acatar una indignante ley estatal que prohibía en efecto los Estudios Étnicos. A finales de diciembre, un juez dictaminó que la… Read more »
La Raza Studies, ¡sí! Tucson students have the right idea in protests of right-wing ethnic studies ban
Learning about my cultural heritage has now been outlawed in Arizona, where I was born and raised. On Jan. 10, the K-12 Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) board voted to abide by an outrageous state law that in effect bans Ethnic Studies. A judge had ruled at the end of December that the law applies… Read more »
Stop the witch hunt of Carlos Montes and other Leftists! Strengthen the united defense against FBI and police raids!
The Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women condemn the FBI and L.A. County police raid on the home of Carlos Montes, a nationally respected veteran leader in the Chicano and immigrant rights movements. Toting automatic weapons, cops broke down Montes’ door on May 17 at 5am and seized his computer, cell phones and files documenting… Read more »