FREEDOM SOCIALIST NEWSPAPER


February – March 2018

Impeachment: Is it a solution?

Impeachment: Is it a solution?

Trump certainly deserves it, but let’s talk about impeaching the system that spawned him.
Union stalwart and socialist feminist Steve Hoffman runs for U.S. Senate

Union stalwart and socialist feminist Steve Hoffman runs for U.S. Senate

"My campaign is about building a movement to stop the attacks on unions, public education, civil rights and social services."
#MeToo — what’s next?

#MeToo — what’s next?

Tackling workplace harassment and abuse and the idea of women as property.
Detroit’s racist annual tax auctions steal houses

Detroit’s racist annual tax auctions steal houses

The Black community is fighting back against sham property taxes and home auctions.
Poor, poor, pitiful me: The Billionaire’s Lament

Poor, poor, pitiful me: The Billionaire’s Lament

At last, tax relief for long-suffering tycoons and jet-setters!
No ground to stand on: Rising seas drown indigenous homelands

No ground to stand on: Rising seas drown indigenous homelands

Native activists lead in a broad effort to halt global warming from India to the Arctic.
Socialist Alternative’s electoral strategy: popularity over principle

Socialist Alternative’s electoral strategy: popularity over principle

SAlt describes itself as a Trotskyist, revolutionary organization. But the decidedly non-revolutionary capitalist election arena is a tricky place for radicals.
Russia 1917: The spark that lit a world revolution

Russia 1917: The spark that lit a world revolution

Excerpts from two speeches that celebrate what workers and peasants won by making the Russian Revolution and that draw valuable lessons for radicals today.
"The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It"

“The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It”

What this historic event can tell us about movement-building and political leadership.
Milo Yiannopoulos, Mr. Misogyny

Milo Yiannopoulos, Mr. Misogyny

Australians too have experience with this neo-fascist hustler from Britain.
Organizing against police violence in NYC

Organizing against police violence in NYC

Right now, the cops are responsible for policing themselves, with terrible consequences for the public.
Labor Weather Report for February 2018

Labor Weather Report for February 2018

A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle. School workers triumph ... Kazakhstan miners strike ... Chilean auto union wins
Letters to the editor - February 2018

Letters to the editor – February 2018

Readers respond to ... The meeting of the Committee for International Revolutionary Regroupment; anti-Nazi fightback; tribute to Frank Little; and more.
Civil liberties — use ’em or lose ’em

Civil liberties — use ’em or lose ’em

Activists and juries are pushing back against the government assault on our rights.
Corruption: Part and parcel of the capitalist system

Corruption: Part and parcel of the capitalist system

A contribution from the Partido Obrero Socialista of Mexico about an international scourge.
Trump's Jerusalem Insult

Trump’s Jerusalem Insult

As usual, the president acted in an arrogant and reactionary fashion, but even he can't destroy a "peace process" that doesn't exist.