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What radicals today can learn from the Russian Revolution

October 2017

A century ago, millions of working people were dying so that the richest capitalist countries could carve up the globe among them. In Russia, the people were suffering wartime deaths and starvation on top of suffocating repression by an all-powerful monarchy. On International Women’s Day 1917 (in February by the old Russian calendar), women textile… Read more »

Who benefits from a new Cold War with Russia?

October 2017

Not a day goes by that U.S. politicians, media pundits and career spies don’t warn of chilling dangers from Russia. Why did Russia again become so despised? Political obfuscation and distraction at home are motivators. So are geopolitical jockeying for power and the economic need to keep the military-industrial complex fully charged up. Democrats, a… Read more »

En dónde estamos y cómo llegamos aquí

junio ​​de 2017

Publicamos fragmentos del documento titulado “Standing on the Edge of Something Big” (“Estamos ante algo grande”), emitido por la convención del FSP de septiembre de 2016. Estas secciones analizan la naturaleza económica y política de estos tiempos y la historia que condujo a la realidad actual. Otras examinan el decline de la democracia capitalista; las… Read more »

PSL event and offices disrupted and vandalized in Albuquerque

July 5, 2017

The Freedom Socialist Party condemns both the attempt to shut down the Juneteenth event of the Party for Socialism and Liberation in Albuquerque on June 23 and the vandalism of their offices that followed. Whatever criticisms one might have of PSL or another left group, and however valid they are, expressing them in this way… Read more »

FSP Recommendations for New York City Voters

October 2016

Vote Socialist on Tuesday, November 8th There are no statewide or New York City issues on this year’s ballot. Once again the political establishment is denying voters the power to decide what’s best for our communities. As described in our election letter, the FSP recommends you write in the Socialist Action (SA) ticket of Jeff… Read more »