Posts in: U.S. Politics

Renewed attacks on Social Security: scare tactics and shell games

February 2019

Social Security is one of the most popular federal programs in U.S. history. More and more seniors rely on it for survival. Sixty-two percent of current retirees get at least half their income from the program, and 34 percent rely on it for 90 percent or more. It also provides disability insurance to workers and… Read more »

Letters to the editor, October 2018

October 2018

Readers’ opinions on Freedom Socialist articles, and information on armed community defense and Mumia Abu-Jamal’s appeal.

Trump’s NAFTA publicity stunt

October 2018

While endlessly covering Trump’s false NAFTA-supplanting deal with Mexico at the end of August, the U.S. press avoided reporting on how very bad any free trade agreement is for the working class.

“Bipartisan Hell”

What does “bipartisanship” mean for poor and working folks? Courtesy of Prison Radio, Mumia Abu-Jamal tells it like it is.

Sejamos realistas a respeito do Partido Democrata

This article in English Cada período eleitoral é um momento de grande ansiedade para os eleitores dos Estados Unidos e o atual, provavelmente está causando pesadelos, especialmente naqueles que detestam Donald Trump e sua política xenófoba, misógina e racista. As pesquisas de opiniões e os números baixos de votos mostram de forma consistente o que… Read more »

Seamos realistas acerca del Partido Demócrata

agosto de 2018

Cada ciclo electoral es un momento de gran ansiedad para los votantes de los EE. UU. y el actual probablemente esté causando pesadillas, especialmente para aquellos que detestan a Donald Trump y sus políticas xenófobas, misóginas y racistas.

Let’s get real about the Democratic Party

August 2018

From civil rights to the economy and warfare, history shows that Democrats are not the answer. Available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.