President Peña Nieto of Mexico brags about his neoliberal policies to privatize public resources, cut social services, and force anti-union education “reforms.” His government has also been exposed for its ties to drug cartels and the killing and jailing of political activists. There’s a connection. Increasingly, Peña Nieto’s economic plans hinge on crushing all opposition… Read more »
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INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY Orlando Barrantes The FSP comrades have obtained a very valuable statement of support for our Costa Rican comrade Orlando Barrantes. International workingclass solidarity is on the move. Cuauhtémoc Ruíz Ortiz, Mexico City Editor’s note: Ruíz Ortiz works with FSP and other international groups in the Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment as does the… Read more »
Up and down the Pacific Coast, a largely indigenous workforce does the grueling labor to grow and harvest the fruits and vegetables that land on grocery store shelves. Now their relentless struggle against poverty wages and demeaning treatment is picking up speed like a freight train. In March of 2015, tens of thousands of farmworkers… Read more »
“Es un enorme apoyo tener la solidaridad de otros países”, me comentó Arturo Campos mientras nos encontrábamos dentro de la cárcel donde está detenido ilegalmente en Ayutla de los Libres, Guerrero, México. El co-prisionero Ángel García añadió: “Enviamos un saludo a nuestros seguidores internacionales.” Campos y García son dirigentes encarcelados de la fuerza de policía… Read more »
“It is enormous support to have solidarity from other countries.”
We demand the U.S. end its complicity in crimes against the indigenous peoples of Latin America!
Political prisoner news, a salute to Heidi Durham, thanks for the article on Puerto Rico, and more.
The Freedom Socialist Bulletin welcomes your opinions and campaign reports. Send contributions to PO Box 266, West Brunswick Vic 3055. Email: email@example.com Author’s thanks Thank you for another top notch Freedom Socialist Bulletin. As an American, I really appreciate your in-depth coverage of Australian and Asian issues that we don’t get as much coverage of… Read more »
Last December Chilean dictator, Augusto Pinochet, died peacefully in bed. Contrast this with the demise of Saddam Hussein, executed later that month in a ghoulish vengeance killing videoed and posted on the Internet. Both had been renowned for carrying out the dirty work of U.S. Imperialism. Why were they treated so differently? To protect the… Read more »
The following article is a slightly revised version of a talk given by Eduardo Martínez Zapata at a Freedom Socialist Party May Day celebration and forum in Portland, Oregon on May 6, 2006. When I was nine years old, my family came to the United States because my parents had no other option as they… Read more »