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The FBI recently visited reproductive rights activists in the Seattle area. Remember: don’t talk!
FSP Solidarity Statement to the February 27, 2015 TPR rally calling for the recall of U.S. Ambassador Noah Mamet
The Freedom Socialist Party, U.S. stands in solidarity with the protest organized by TPR at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires. We support the demand that U.S. Ambassador Noah Mamet immediately cease interfering in internal Argentine affairs by meeting with representatives of right wing organizations in an effort to capitalize on the current government crisis… Read more »
Stop the witch hunt of Carlos Montes and other Leftists! Strengthen the united defense against FBI and police raids!
The Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women condemn the FBI and L.A. County police raid on the home of Carlos Montes, a nationally respected veteran leader in the Chicano and immigrant rights movements. Toting automatic weapons, cops broke down Montes’ door on May 17 at 5am and seized his computer, cell phones and files documenting… Read more »
As harassment and violence against abortion clinics accelerate, it’s clear that an aggressive feminist response to the anti-abortion forces is urgently needed. The “pro-life” terrorists must be stopped before they strip us of our constitutional rights. The Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women support the National Organization for Women’s call for a national campaign in… Read more »
Residents of the U.S. have the right to freedom of association and to organize without government interference. But the FBI routinely stomps on the Constitution in its rush to intimidate and harass activists. Being prepared to assert your rights is half the battle when facing down agents of government repression. The other half is to… Read more »
FBI widens witch-hunt Following the September raids on anti-war and solidarity activists, many of them socialists and labor organizers, awareness and anger are now building as the FBI and Obama administration broaden their dragnet. To date, the FBI has subpoenaed 23 people in Illinois, Minnesota, and Michigan to appear before grand juries. So far, all… Read more »
As U.S. wars in the Middle East drag on, the Obama Administration is in desperate need of an excuse to clamp down on dissent over U.S. foreign policy there. Enter the war on “homegrown terrorism.” In the 1950s, communists were the bogeymen used to justify the Cold War against the Soviet Union and a huge… Read more »
MIDDLE EAST Dictators trembling How wonderful to see the inspiring example of people’s power being expressed on the streets of Egypt, Tunisia and other countries in the Middle East [Tunisia: first spark of secular Arab revolt? Vol. 32, No. 1]. It is tremendous to see the various corrupt dictators throughout the region trembling at the… Read more »
On Sept. 24, 2010, the FBI raided the homes of anti-war and socialist activists, including that of Hatem Abudayyeh and his family. Soon after the raids the FBI subpoenaed Hatem and 22 other people in the Midwest to appear before a federal grand jury impaneled in Chicago. So far, all have invoked their Fifth Amendment… Read more »