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Freedom Socialist Party 2014 Convention — A world to win, a planet to save

August 2014

From May 24 to 27, U.S. Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) members, friends, and international allies came together in Los Angeles to discuss the economic and environmental disasters threatening humanity — and what to do about them. Just days before, a ruptured pipe had spread 10,000 gallons of oil knee-deep over the streets of an LA… Read more »

Freedom Socialist Party convention 2014 — convention diary

August 2014

I arrived in Los Angeles on May 24, several days before the start of the Freedom Socialist Party convention, to help with outreach and other preparation for our party’s most important event. I felt the electricity almost immediately, because our politics are about the biggest questions facing humanity. How to defend working people and our… Read more »

Freedom Socialist editorial — Ebola: fruit of poverty and racism

October 2014

On Sept. 16, President Obama finally announced increased, but still woefully inadequate, aid to West Africa to fight the devastating Ebola epidemic. It came only after the president of Liberia desperately appealed for U.S. help. A few days before, the Defense Department announced with great fanfare that it would build a 25-bed field hospital —… Read more »

Freedom Socialist Party political resolution — Amid recession, reaction and rebellion: A world to win, a planet to save

October 2014

This political resolution, written on behalf of the Freedom Socialist Party National Committee and incorporating changes by the FSP membership, was adopted at the party’s May 2014 convention. It is an inspiring call to arms for ecosocialism as the solution for capitalist injuries to workers and the planet. Contents I. Overview II. Capitalism: a twin-headed… Read more »

Freedom Socialist Letters to the Editor

December 2014

UNITED FRONT Needed today The political resolution of the FSP [“A world to win, a planet to save,” Vol. 35, No. 5] references the need for “united front” action, as well it should. No one socialist party in this nation today can hope to take on and defeat the capitalist ruling elite on any national… Read more »