Nancy Reiko Kato on how engaging with the Freedom Socialist Party and learning about Marxist theory and working-class history “gave me the confidence to turn theory into action.”
Why I Joined
Profile of a revolutionary lawyer and unionist, offering inspiration for Hyde’s own generation of baby-boomer activists and for newer rebels waging the good fight.
Raised in the Dominican Republic on stories recounted by his communist grandmother, Luis Tejada believes in the power of socialist revolution.
MEChA activist Christina López gave up on politics during Clinton’s presidency. But after getting involved with FSP and RW, she “finally understood why the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.”
Steve Strauss allies with FSP because “it grasps in its bones” that a revolutionary party develops leaders from the ranks of the most oppressed.
Emma Allen explains how it all came together for her, leaving no one out.
An honest tale of rent hikes and expert advice on urgent reforms.
“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.
An émigré to Seattle from the right-to-work state of Idaho recounts how the 2016 election “shattered my apathy.”
Nga Bui, daughter of Vietnamese refugees, on her path to the Freedom Socialist Party.