Steve Strauss allies with FSP because “it grasps in its bones” that a revolutionary party develops leaders from the ranks of the most oppressed.
Why I Joined
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.
Emma Allen explains how it all came together for her, leaving no one out.
“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.
From Bernie Sanders supporter to comrade in a revolutionary feminist party.
Retiree Patrick Burns has his “feet on the ground” fighting for union democracy, women’s rights, and more.
Teacher Sam Rubin says he joined the FSP because its decisions are guided by honest Marxist analysis and principles, good sense and militancy.
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.