Why I Joined

FSP speaks to all of me as a working-class Chicana

August 2020

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.”

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.

“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.