By population, Indonesia is the world’s 5th largest country (the USA is 4th). Consisting of 17,500 islands and rich in mineral and agricultural resources, its ancient cultures came under European… Read more »
August 21 International Day of Protest — Free Nestora Salgado!
For decades, Mexico has been besieged by vicious drug cartels that murder thousands of people a year and are linked to the major political parties. Despite powerful protests, the neoliberal… Read more »
En América Latina, comunidades y aborígenes enfrentan mega mineras
El autor pertenece a Núcleo por un Partido Revolucionario Internacionalista (NUPORI) en la República Dominicana. República Dominicana y Haití están asentadas en el segundo depósito de oro más grande de… Read more »
Across Latin America, indigenous communities confront mining megacorporations
The author is with Núcleo por un Partido Revolucionario Internacionalista (NUPORI) in the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic and Haiti rest on the second largest gold deposit in the Americas…. Read more »
What drives Latino children to El Norte?
From 2014, a column that recognizes the suffering of child immigrants – and the determination of those who come to the U.S. on their own — and addresses the all-important question: Why?
Northwest farm workers harvest labor victories
In northwest Washington state, a feisty self-organized union is making labor history by confronting a goliath berry corporation — and winning! Skagit Valley farm workers, mostly indigenous Triqui and Mixteco… Read more »
Crece el movimiento por Nestora Salgado y prisioneros políticos mexicanos
Con motivo del primer aniversario de la detención de Nestora Salgado, se celebraron inspiradoras protestas el 21 de agosto de este año en México, en el resto de América Latina,… Read more »
Unstoppable revolt in the Middle East — Analysis: the US role and the road ahead
The insurrections of the Arab Spring still live. The revolutionary shock waves that have brought new life to ancient lands, terrifying the powers-that-be, are not spent. Bloodthirsty reaction from dictators… Read more »
Freedom Socialist Letters to the editor, October 2014
WOMEN WARRIORS Mary Anne Grady Flores for free speech We sat stunned in the packed courtroom on July 10 as a town justice sentenced longtime Catholic Worker activist Mary Anne… Read more »
Freedom Socialist editorial — Ebola: fruit of poverty and racism
On Sept. 16, President Obama finally announced increased, but still woefully inadequate, aid to West Africa to fight the devastating Ebola epidemic. It came only after the president of Liberia… Read more »