FREEDOM SOCIALIST NEWSPAPER

February-March 2019

Who is to blame for the human misery driving migrant caravans?

Who is to blame for the human misery driving migrant caravans?

An illuminating look at the sordid history of the U.S. in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.
Our migrant children need love and safety, not hunger and fear

Our migrant children need love and safety, not hunger and fear

A Latina mother on a mission lambasts the lie that immigrants threaten “national security.”
Veterans: the face of war resistance

Veterans: the face of war resistance

Veterans have seen the war machine up close, and they are leading the way in organizing against it.
Whose free speech?

Whose free speech?

Cops protect ultra-right while fencing off counter protest
French Yellow Vest protests spread

French Yellow Vest protests spread

The massive protest that is boiling over into other countries needs anti-capitalist politics to fulfill its promise.
Door slams on rent control

Door slams on rent control

Why Prop. 10 failed in California
Hotel workers strike from East Coast to Hawaii

Hotel workers strike from East Coast to Hawaii

Focus is on low wages, healthcare, and sexual assault.
Renewed attacks on Social Security: scare tactics and shell games

Renewed attacks on Social Security: scare tactics and shell games

Guess what? The government and politicians are lying about “insufficient” funds.
Oppressions: The capitalist connection and the socialist solution

Oppressions: The capitalist connection and the socialist solution

Excerpts from a 1989 keynote speech by FSP co-founder Clara Fraser.
People’s History poster series celebrates Aboriginal leader Ray Jackson

People’s History poster series celebrates Aboriginal leader Ray Jackson

Activists from diverse communities gathered In Melbourne, Australia in tribute to Jackson’s legacy of lifelong, anti-capitalist movement building.
Climate change: we CAN avert the apocalypse

Climate change: we CAN avert the apocalypse

Good science, technical know-how and a mass demand for change at the grass roots can combine to build a fighting movement.
Finding a party to call home

Finding a party to call home

Kristina Lee on why she joined the Freedom Socialists.
Murder Incorporated: myths of US origin story exposed

Murder Incorporated: myths of US origin story exposed

Co-authored by Mumia Abu-Jamal and Stephen Vittoria, this unique book exposes the early history of the United States that we were never taught in school.
Labor Weather Report: Workers warm up January 2019

Labor Weather Report: Workers warm up January 2019

Los Angeles teachers walk, Amazon faces union drive, and a general strike rocks India.
Freedom Socialist editorial: A win for Mumia!

Freedom Socialist editorial: A win for Mumia!

A recent court decision sets the stage for a possible new trial, decades overdue.
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Freedom Socialist editorial: Labor could shut down the shutdown

A prophetic editorial written before Donald Trump caved after flight attendants and other aviation workers refused to show up to work.
Freedom Socialist editorial: Global sisterhood — let it flourish!

Freedom Socialist editorial: Global sisterhood — let it flourish!

Over the past two years, the rise of women internationally is unprecedented. Let’s keep it growing!
Freedom Socialist Letters to the Editor — February 2019

Freedom Socialist Letters to the Editor — February 2019

Readers’ opinions on Freedom Socialist articles, and season’s greetings from longtime political prisoner, Jaan Laaman.