The real story of the Sacramento anti-fascist protest

August 2, 2016

On June 26, a carload from Bay Area FSP drove to the state capitol for a face-off with fascists. Sacramento Anti-Fascist Action (ANTIFA) had asked for help to counter an ultra-right rally. FSP agrees with ANTIFA’s message that “ignoring fascists does not make them go away.” So we hit the road with a contingent that… 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 »

Solidarity thwarts retaliation against teacher protesting neo-Nazis

December 16, 2016

Yvette Felarca When neo-Nazi groups announced a rally in Sacramento this past summer, activists from around California responded. A Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) contingent from the Bay Area was there along with hundreds of other concerned community members, including Berkeley middle school teacher and anti-racist activist Yvette Felarca, to form a multi-racial counter-protest to white… Read more »

No ban! Photos and video

January 31, 2017

Along with tens of thousands of other people across the U.S., Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women members and friends demonstrated in cities and at airports against Donald Trump’s Muslim ban over the weekend of Jan. 28. Here are some of the scenes, plus a couple bonus photos from England and Australia. 1. Seattle rally… Read more »

Victorious Protest Against Milo Yiannopoulos is Distorted by Media

February 15, 2017

UC Berkeley students protest before right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Source: Press From On February 1, the Bay Area branch of the Freedom Socialist Party got involved in the protest against reactionary agitator Milo Yiannopoulos at the University of California – Berkeley. A team… Read more »

No fue lo mismo de siempre: el triunfo de Trump y qué sigue

11 de noviembre de 2016

De cara a la elección presidencial de 2016, las élites del Partido Demócrata y del Republicano pensaron que esta sería una elección más. Uno u otro miembro de las familias políticas gobernantes –los Bush o los Clinton– sería el próximo presidente y la vida en el capitalismo, neoliberalismo de Estados Unidos proseguiría como lo ha… Read more »

Open Letter to Mayor McGinn and the Seattle City Council: Bring the Seattle Police under community control

January 12, 2012

Bring the Seattle Police under community control It’s an undeclared war: A war against Blacks, other people of color, immigrants, youth, the homeless, the poor, and demonstrators criticizing the system. Police have killed, kicked, punched, harassed, Tasered and tear-gassed far too many people. It’s a racist system out of control. April 17, 2010 Detective Shandy… Read more »

Expose the Redfern Cover-up!

Summer/Autumn 2005

On February 15, 2004 an Aboriginal teenager was chased by police through the streets of Sydney’s inner city suburb of Redfern. The police in their high-speed cars were in hot pursuit of their 17-year-old “suspect” on his bicycle. He died when impaled on the metal fence bordering a park used by his neighbours: residents of… Read more »

Revolutionary Integration: A Marxist Analysis of African American Liberation

Winter/Spring 2004

My hometown, Guilford Connecticut, had one African American family. The only other family of colour was from Puerto Rico, brought in as cheap labour for Pinchbeck’s prosperous rose farm, just down the road from my house. We kids went to primary school together. Our education system didn’t provide much for special needs, so my eighth… Read more »

“Government cannot be allowed to buy its way out of the truth” – Black Lives, Government Lies reviewed

Winter/Spring 2003

Australian Governments have a horrible history of systemic racism. But they didn’t try to hide it! They wrote it all down. Thanks to historian and activist, Ros Kidd, the shameful treatment of Indigenous Australians is not gathering dust in the archives. A second edition of her powerful exposé, Black Lives, Government Lies, was published earlier… Read more »