Posts in: U.S.

Gimme shelter: A radical, practical plan to address the housing crisis

October 2017

Homelessness is one thing shared by many full-time workers, the newly unemployed, and those displaced by gentrification. Homelessness soars in cities and towns across the U.S. and millions more are at risk of losing their homes. Right to the City, a national alliance founded to oppose gentrification and fight displacement of the poor, calls today’s… Read more »

L.A. youth rise up to a socialist feminist challenge

April 2017

Whoever said young people are disengaged and uninterested was not looking in the right place! On March 24, I facilitated a workshop at the #RiseUp Youth Conference organized by the L.A. County Human Relations Commission. The goal of the conference was to inspire teens to organize around issues they care about. In addition to a… Read more »

No business as usual: Trump’s triumph and what’s next

November 11, 2016

Going into the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Democratic and Republican Party elites thought it would be business as usual. One member or another of the ruling political families — the Bushes or the Clintons — would be the next president and life in capitalist, neoliberal America would go on as it has for the… Read more »

Fight back or go under — together we can win!

December 2016

The presidency of Donald Trump is going to be a slap in the face of U.S. workers that will wake us up to the reality of social class. Big T’s pedal-to-the-metal policies will show us clearly that we are one class, the ruling elite are another class, and our interests are diametrically opposed. Our declining… Read more »

Report from the streets of Washington D.C.: Resistance is on the rise!

January 24, 2017

On the eve of the inauguration, the Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women contingent members met at the three separate locations where we were housed. We discussed the goals for the following days: talking to the people in the streets, spreading our demands and Socialist Feminist program, connecting with other activists, getting contact information for… Read more »

A who’s who of the far right

August 2017

In August, the New York Times published this story identifying prominent white supremacists and indicting them in their own words.