FREEDOM SOCIALIST NEWSPAPER


April – May 2018

Detentions, expulsions, and border walls — ¡No mas!

Detentions, expulsions, and border walls — ¡No mas!

What immigrants are facing — and fighting back against — right now.
Haitian refugees caught between disaster and deportation

Haitian refugees caught between disaster and deportation

Displaced from their homes by catastrophic conditions, Haitian refugees are fighting deportation from the U.S.
Meet Steve Hoffman, FSP candidate for US Senate

Meet Steve Hoffman, FSP candidate for US Senate

An interview that shows why Congress needs this union militant, anti-war Navy veteran, and socialist feminist.
Check out the record of 17-year incumbent Maria Cantwell

Check out the record of 17-year incumbent Maria Cantwell

Senator Cantwell (D-Wash.) describes herself as a "pro-business Democrat."
City workers bring the power of #MeToo to Seattle

City workers bring the power of #MeToo to Seattle

Silence Breakers take on city management over workplace abuse and discrimination.
Military plus 13 percent, HHS minus 21 percent

Trump’s budget: Billions for guns and crumbs for working people

Did the Koch brothers write this neoliberal attack on the social safety net?
Popular fury over election fraud in Honduras

Popular fury over election fraud in Honduras

Once again a hated regime remains in power with U.S. collusion.
Baltimore cops and the rotten core of policing

Baltimore cops and the rotten core of policing

Convictions expose the venality of policing methods and the pressing need for elected civilian review boards.
End repression and militarization in Mexico

End repression and militarization in Mexico

Released from barracks to fight the "war on drug trafficking," state security forces are now being unleashed on social justice movements.
Confronting transphobia

Confronting transphobia

Transgender militants and supporters lead an aggressive fightback against Trump-era bigotry.
Supreme Court poised to strip workers’ rights to collective bargaining

Supreme Court poised to strip workers’ rights to collective bargaining

Three cases now before the court could overturn nearly a century of progressive labor law.
Democracy and Revolution by George Novack

Democracy and Revolution by George Novack

A Marxist thinker on why capitalism is hard-wired to be less and less democratic
A lesson on defending education in the UK

A lesson on defending education in the UK

Here’s to the 65,000 teachers and staff of University and College Union who went on strike across the British Isles.
No to privatizing public power

No to privatizing public power

Bonneville Power electrifies eight western states. Trump’s budget proposes selling off Bonneville, for the profit of a few. Thumbs down!
Imperialist counterrevolution in Syria

Imperialist counterrevolution in Syria

Imperialist firepower has overwhelmed Syria’s struggle for a secular democracy — for now. Oppose deportation of Syrian refugees from the U.S.!
The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

Is Trump mentally ill? And does it matter?
Letters to the editor, April 2018

Letters to the editor, April 2018

A response to the article on Socialist Alternative; anti-fascists pepper-sprayed; view from an inmate; International Women's Day greeting.
Labor Weather Report for April 2018

Labor Weather Report for April 2018

A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring the class struggle. LA Times reporters unionize ... Alvin Ailey Dancers demand equity ... Algerian general strike in Algeria
Why I fight fascists

Why I fight fascists

And why you should, too.
West Virginia teachers win!

West Virginia teachers win!

The show of solidarity has inspired school workers in other states to plan actions.