Despite a public pressure campaign, Larry Krasner, the Philadelphia district attorney, appealed a court ruling that would allow political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal a chance to appeal his conviction. Krasner’s decision was appalling.
Trump & Co. are preaching against socialism. They want another Red Scare? OK! Time for all good lefties to get fearsome.
Pacific Gas & Electric is responsible for deadly California fires. It is trying get off through bankruptcy. What’s the only rational remedy?
From crosscut.com, an enjoyable profile of Japanese American activist and iconoclast Mike Tagawa, former Black Panther Party member, retired bus driver, and guitar repairman.
From Jacobin in English and Carabina 30-30 en español, a terrific explanation of Marx’s historical materialism and its importance today.
Kristina Lee on why she joined the Freedom Socialists.
Notable for its mind-boggling facts about the existence of staggering amounts of what Marx called “fictitious capital.”
Retiree Patrick Burns has his “feet on the ground” fighting for union democracy, women’s rights, and more.
Readers’ opinions on Freedom Socialist articles, and information on armed community defense and Mumia Abu-Jamal’s appeal.