Posts in: socialist theory
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.
Excerpts from a 1989 keynote speech by FSP co-founder Clara Fraser at a conference called “Parallels and Intersections: Racism and Other Forms of Oppression. Highly relevant to debates about intersectionality and identity politics today.
Readers’ opinions on Freedom Socialist articles, and season’s greetings from longtime political prisoner, Jaan Laaman.
The problematic legacy of a Marxist thinker.
The November 30, 1999 (N30) Seattle protests against the World Trade Organisation (WTO) signalled a turning point in the domination of neoliberal policies over the aspirations of the world’s peoples. The militant mass takeover of that city’s streets by students, unionists, movement activists and even a few small business owners was a huge success. The… Read more »
It was no accident that on International Women’s Day 1917, the women textile workers of Petrograd, Russia started the world’s first socialist revolution. Murry Weiss, a lifelong Marxist feminist until his death in 1981, tells why. Written in 1978 and originally published in the Freedom Socialist newspaper, Permanent Revolution and Women’s Emancipation is a cornerstone… Read more »