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Letters to the editor, April 2018

April 2018

A response to the article on Socialist Alternative; anti-fascists pepper-sprayed; view from an inmate; International Women’s Day greeting.

Where Matters Stand With Me

October 1, 1978

Newly translated into Spanish, this rousing 1978 piece by Radical Women co-founder and longtime Freedom Socialist Party leader Gloria Martin is a testament to the logic of socialism plus feminism.

Mi manifiesto

October 1, 1978

Publicado originalmente en el “Boletín de debate de la Pre-Conferencia del Comité para un Partido Socialista Revolucionario (CRSP por sus siglas en inglés)”, por la cofundadora de Mujeres Radicales, Gloria Martin el 1º de octubre de 1978 A LOS 62 AÑOS, PUEDO REFLEXIONAR acerca de tantos años de discriminación y de amarga derrota frecuente por… Read more »

“Battle in Seattle” Promises a New Era of Solidarity Against Free Trade Piracy

Summer/Autumn 2000

When representatives of the World Trade Organization swept into downtown Seattle at the end of November, they meant for their five-day Ministerial Round to entrench and expand “free trade” — the free ride of the biggest corporations at the expense of everyone else. Instead, the WTO meeting crashed and burned, thwarted by determined protesters in… Read more »

The Transitional Program: A Tool Kit for Radical 21st Century Organisers

Summer/Autumn 2000

Leon Trotsky wrote The Death Agony of Capitalism and the Tasks of the Fourth International 62 years ago while living in exile in Mexico. Trotsky was a leader of the 1917 Russian Revolution and, as Commander in Chief of the Red Army, was pivotal in the defeat of the counter-revolutionary forces, backed by foreign invaders…. Read more »

“Money Now Goes Into the Pockets of Big Business”: A Welfare Warrior Speaks Out

Summer/Autumn 2003

Pat Gowens is an activist with the Milwaukee-based welfare rights organisation, Welfare Warriors. Alison Thorne spoke to Pat about the impact of Welfare Reform and resistance mounted by Welfare Warriors. How did Clinton’s 1996 “welfare reform” impact on welfare recipients? Welfare Reform has caused the loss of millions of dollars to poor communities, resulting in… Read more »