Why I Joined

Pastrami, passion, and politics

April 2020

Steve Strauss allies with FSP because “it grasps in its bones” that a revolutionary party develops leaders from the ranks of the most oppressed.

A Latina’s journey from education to activism

February 2020

Los Angeles FSP Organizer Karla Alegria-Gimeno describes her working-class origins and tells how she discovered political history and joined the battle for a better world.

“When my world opened”

August 2019

“I was too busy already. Married. Me, an activist? A thinker, a doer? An organizer?” Bay Area poet Nellie Wong describes her journey into radical politics.

A union carpenter’s story

October 2018

Retiree Patrick Burns has his “feet on the ground” fighting for union democracy, women’s rights, and more.

The comradeship is real

August 2018

Teacher Sam Rubin says he joined the FSP because its decisions are guided by honest Marxist analysis and principles, good sense and militancy.

A mother on a mission

June 2018

With current U.S. policies and political leaders, it is easy to be disillusioned about what can be done. But being part of the FSP has offered me a radical vision.