FREEDOM SOCIALIST NEWSPAPER


December 2018-January 2019

Voters repudiate Trump’s politics of bigotry and paranoia

Voters repudiate Trump’s politics of bigotry and paranoia

But the source of people-power is not the ballot box; it's making your voice heard outside the twin-party shuffle!
Poverty by design

Poverty by design

Why worker’s paychecks can’t pay the bills — in the richest country in the world.
NYC mothers organize for Elected Civilian Review Board

NYC mothers organize for Elected Civilian Review Board

Testimony to city commissioners: "We are sick and tired of needing to chant Black Lives Matter. This is your chance to prove that they do."
Flood politics under capitalism

Flood politics under capitalism

When hurricanes strike, much of the suffering is due to man-made, preventable causes.
Kavanaugh choice exposes true nature of Supreme Court and both political parties

Kavanaugh choice exposes true nature of Supreme Court and both political parties

Massive movements for human and civil rights are the driving force of court decisions.
Young women in Chile spur widespread revolt

Young women in Chile spur widespread revolt

Chilean students are part of a tidal wave of female-led protest sweeping Latin America against sexual assault and for better public education.
Right-to-work law trounced in Missouri — again!

Right-to-work law trounced in Missouri — again!

Rank and file unionists, especially Blacks and community activists, triumphed over far-right union busters, in a state that voted overwhelmingly for Trump in 2016.
Israel’s witch-hunt against pro-Palestine BDS movement

Israel’s witch-hunt against pro-Palestine BDS movement

BDS's successful organizing has spun Israel into a desperate campaign against free speech.
Lessons of the Egyptian Spring

Lessons of the Egyptian Spring

Revolution 2.0 shows that a brilliant use of social media during rebellion is no substitute for revolutionary parties that have absorbed the lessons of previous struggles for socialism.
Close the School of the Americas now!

Close the School of the Americas now!

This U.S. "school" claims to fight drug lords and terrorists. Actually, it trains "graduates" to lead military coups and massacres in Latin America.
Labor Weather Report, December 2018

Labor Weather Report, December 2018

Chicago Teamsters defy bureaucrats, Google workers walk out, and Detroit hotel unionists score a win.
BC pipeline foiled

BC pipeline foiled

The catalysts that led a Canadian federal court to stop the dangerous Trans Mountain project in its tracks.
Partners in crime: Saudi Arabia and USA

Partners in crime: Saudi Arabia and USA

The U.S. is deeply implicated in Saudi barbarism. Halt arms trafficking and political support. Send immediate humanitarian aid to Yemen.
No troops at the U.S.-Mexico border!

No troops at the U.S.-Mexico border!

Trump & Co.: Stop immigrant-bashing and let in migrants fleeing the results of U.S. policies in Latin America!
Letters to the editor, December 2018

Letters to the editor, December 2018

Readers’ opinions on Freedom Socialist articles, and Dodgers and Yankees crossing hotel workers’ strike picket line.