Cast your mind back to the days following September 11, 2001. George W Bush issued an ultimatum to the peoples of the world: “You’re either with us or with the terrorists.” Politicians are particularly good at simplifying an issue beyond the point of absurdity. However, this spin doctoring is useful, because it shows the limitations… Read more »
Posts in: socialism
After a year of discussion, the Freedom Socialist Party disaffiliated from the Socialist Alliance (SA). We helped found the Socialist Alliance back in 2001, because we wanted to see a united front where socialists — both affiliated and non-aligned — cooperate to present a strong and clear socialist message in the electoral arena. For the… Read more »
As a socialist feminist, I often think about what this means. There is much in my everyday experience that points out the need to change the position of women in our capitalist society. There’s everything to get pissed off about: the job, the bills, the husband or ex, the kids’ school, not being listened to…. Read more »
One answer is that trying to reform capitalism so that it is “kinder and gentler” is a dead end.
Putting popularity over principle in a numbers game.
A contribution from the Partido Obrero Socialista of Mexico about an international scourge.
“My campaign is about building a movement to stop the attacks on unions, public education, civil rights and social services.”
Excerpts from two speeches that celebrate what workers and peasants won by making the Russian Revolution and that draw valuable lessons for radicals today.
New Year’s Greetings from the Freedom Socialist Party: A Salute to the Fighters of 2017 and Those in the Wings
Let’s open 2018 like we opened 2017 — with a roar!
Since retiring as FSP National Secretary, I’ve been auditing classes at nearby University of Washington in order to learn what science has uncovered in the half-century since my student days. I especially want to satisfy an itch to understand the origins of human behaviors. Last quarter, in a class on evolutionary psychology, I was astounded… Read more »