FREEDOM SOCIALIST NEWSPAPER


August-September 2018

Let’s get real about the Democratic Party

Let’s get real about the Democratic Party

From civil rights to the economy and warfare, history shows that Democrats are not the answer. Available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
5 reasons to vote socialist for US Senator from Washington state

5 reasons to vote socialist for US Senator from Washington state

From war to healthcare and all points in between, Steve Hoffman has it all over the millionaire incumbent.
New bill propels movement for NYPD accountability

New bill propels movement for NYPD accountability

Inside City Hall, and outside on the streets, the demand grows for an independent, elected civilian review board to stop police abuse.
Supreme Court hands bosses big wins

Supreme Court hands bosses big wins

The Janus and Murphy Oil rulings threaten more than a century of hard-fought gains. The only recourse is militant action including strikes.
Argentina: Now is the time to demand safe, legal and free abortions

Argentina: Now is the time to demand safe, legal and free abortions

Firsthand report: Feminists in Argentina are making abortion rights a public issue and scoring victories.
The high price of ignoring teenage fascists

The high price of ignoring teenage fascists

The killers at Columbine High School school in 1999 had a political, not psychiatric illness. How we can combat fascists trying to recruit our children.
Stop Trump’s violence against refugees and their children!

Stop Trump’s violence against refugees and their children!

Statement by the Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment. We salute all the people worldwide who mobilized and made their condemnation of Trump’s attacks against human rights heard.
In Canada, led by First Nations, opposition grows to extra-risky pipeline

In Canada, led by First Nations, opposition grows to extra-risky pipeline

Cross-border resistance in British Columbia and Washington state is determined to halt destruction of land and sea.
Big business 1, homeless 0

Big business 1, homeless 0

Amazon led the crusade to kill a progressive “head tax” in Seattle, designed to alleviate the city’s homeless crisis.
A crucial moment for reproductive freedom

A crucial moment for reproductive freedom

Attacks on abortion rights in the U.S. abound on state and federal levels. It’s time to turn up the heat and rally in massive numbers.
Standing tall and fighting back

Standing tall and fighting back

Palestinians tell their own story in The Last Earth. Author Ramsey Baroud teaches Palestinian history “as told by its tenacious victims, not barefaced aggressors.”
Hoffman campaign statement: The Freedom Foundation — every worker's enemy

Hoffman campaign statement: The Freedom Foundation — every worker’s enemy

Financed by “Dark Money,” this group cares not about freedom, but about busting unions and legitimizing an unregulated corporate agenda.
The comradeship is real

The comradeship is real

Teacher Sam Rubin says he joined the FSP because its decisions are guided by honest Marxist analysis and principles, good sense and militancy.
All charges against J20 defendants dropped

All charges against J20 defendants dropped

On July 6, the Justice Department dropped all charges against the 38 remaining protesters arrested during Trump’s inauguration (aka: J20 defendants).

Talking back to the talking heads

Sukey Wolf tells liberal journalists to stop depressing us with Trumpism 24-7, and start covering real peoples’ courage and fight-back.
Labor Weather Report

Labor Weather Report

A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle, from South Carolina to China and Iran.
Letters to the editor, August 2018

Letters to the editor, August 2018

Readers' thoughts on transphobia, the environment, fighting fascists, and more.

Journalists attacked in right-wing times

Around the world, journalists are threatened, stymied, and murdered.
Mexico election — will AMLO deliver?

Mexico election — will AMLO deliver?

The new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), lifted aspirations by campaigning against poverty, corruption and state violence. But what will he deliver?
Low unemployment does not cause recession

Low unemployment does not cause recession

Some economists want us to believe that high unemployment is better for the economy!