Melbourne activist tells how she “found her political home” in the Freedom Socialist Party.
Why I Joined
Learning what it means to be a leader
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.”
Fred Hyde — on a mission to change the world
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.
Keeping alive my family’s socialist roots
Raised in the Dominican Republic on stories recounted by his communist grandmother, Luis Tejada believes in the power of socialist revolution.
FSP speaks to all of me as a working-class Chicana
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
Steve Strauss allies with FSP because “it grasps in its bones” that a revolutionary party develops leaders from the ranks of the most oppressed.
Desperately seeking socialism; also found feminism
Emma Allen explains how it all came together for her, leaving no one out.
Senior and female: a renter’s saga
An honest tale of rent hikes and expert advice on urgent reforms.
“When my world opened”
“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 political awakening in the age of Trump
An émigré to Seattle from the right-to-work state of Idaho recounts how the 2016 election “shattered my apathy.”