Freedom Socialist Newspaper

Vol. 42, No. 2 (April-May 2021)

Biden’s “unity”

Biden’s “unity”

Are the solutions that Biden wants to implement what workers really need?
Essential workers spark labor upsurge

Essential workers spark labor upsurge

Workers of color fight for safety, wages and unions – and Black women lead the charge.
US policy creates refugee crisis in Mexico and Central America

US policy creates refugee crisis in Mexico and Central America

The U.S.-Mexico border is far from the only place that a bipartisan Uncle Sam has created lost souls in Latin America.
India’s farmers strike for their lives

India’s farmers strike for their lives

India’s massive uprising against big business and government defies gender, caste and religious divisions.
US medical racism

US medical racism

A long sordid history from genocide to abuse of slaves, unethical experimentation and forced sterilization.
The billionaire backers of the attack on Congress

The billionaire backers of the attack on Congress

A look behind the scenes at the wealthy capitalists who secretly fund white supremacist, neo-Nazi and far-right militias.
Double jeopardy for women workers

Double jeopardy for women workers

Women are both massively unemployed and, at the same time, overrepresented in often dangerous frontline jobs.
Politics and schools

Politics and schools

One teacher’s Covid tale from rural Colorado.
Vaccine distribution fiasco

Vaccine distribution fiasco

Who gets it and who doesn’t? What the Covid vaccine process proves beyond any rational doubt is the need for public healthcare.
Israel’s “peace pacts”: no balm for regional turmoil

Israel’s “peace pacts”: no balm for regional turmoil

As a BDS leader put it, “The (Arab) governments making normalization deals with Israel are all police states and apartheid regimes. At the end of the day, these deals are good for business."
Today’s anarchists

Today’s anarchists

Anarchists are out organizing, from fighting fascists to demanding an end to police violence. What do they stand for and where are they leading the movements?
Robin Hood program for working-class survival

Robin Hood program for working-class survival

A 10-point plan that advocates taking from the rich and the Pentagon to give to those hit hard by economic blows.
Sylvia Pankhurst — pioneer feminist firebrand

Sylvia Pankhurst — pioneer feminist firebrand

A biography about a British radical filled with 20th century history and 21st century relevance.
The road to freedom: a multiracial movement

The road to freedom: a multiracial movement

Gil Veyna, a Chicano retired federal worker and lifelong political activist, takes aim at fascist-led racism and “land of the free” myths.
Standing Rock activist defies federal witch hunt

Standing Rock activist defies federal witch hunt

An Indigenous and Chicano Water Protector, Steve Martinez has been jailed for refusing to testify to a Grand Jury. How to help.
Learning what it means to be a leader

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.”
U.S. President Joseph Biden

Biden bombs Syria — the Forever War

The United States has bombed Syria more than 20,000 times in the last eight years. End this atrocity!
June 4, 2020 - For the 7th night in a row, thousands of people marched in Portland, OR to protest the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many others at the hands of police.

Defend the right to protest

The dangers of a proposed "Domestic Terrorism Prevention" law.
Philippine despot: “kill all communists”

Philippine despot: “kill all communists”

After at least nine Filipino dissidents were executed in March, thousands marched and burned the far-right president’s effigy the next day – International Women’s Day.
Letters to the editor, April 2021

Letters to the editor, April 2021

Readers weigh in on a wide range of topics.