FREEDOM SOCIALIST NEWSPAPER


June – July 2018

Trump’s imperial presidency

Trump’s imperial presidency

A storm led by women grows among his “subjects.”
Unleashing the political power of workers

Unleashing the political power of workers

Steve Hoffman, Freedom Socialist Party candidate for U.S. Senate, on growing resistance and how an independent labor party could strengthen it.
Building solidarity

Building solidarity

On the campaign trail with FSP Senate candidate Steve Hoffman.
Queer rights around the world

Queer rights around the world

The good, the bad, and the meh.
Refugee crisis deepens

Refugee crisis deepens

As the United States and Australia play cruel politics with the detained and desperate.
What lessons for a new generation?

What lessons for a new generation?

Reflections and questions raised at the Seattle Black Panthers’ 50th anniversary conference.
In Brazil: Who killed Marielle and Anderson?

In Brazil: Who killed Marielle and Anderson?

A statement from the Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment on the assassination of a socialist, Rio de Janeiro councilmember.
Veterans in the cross-hairs

Veterans in the cross-hairs

Congress plans to divert billions from veterans’ hospitals to for-profit medical services.
Labor Notes conference 2018

Labor Notes conference 2018

An on-the-ground report on workers itching for a fight.
Yemen devastation

Yemen devastation

Port blockades cause starvation in the poorest country in the region as Saudi Arabia fighter jets wreak havoc — with support from the U.S. military.
Why I joined the FSP

Why I joined the FSP

Miriam Padilla is a mother on a mission.
Grass-roots Palestinians take the lead

Grass-roots Palestinians take the lead

Israel is widely denounced for killing and wounding thousands of unarmed demonstrators.
California unions strike in solidarity

California unions strike in solidarity

More than 53,000 union workers in the University of California were on strike from May 7-9 in the biggest labor
Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

A new documentary on Raisin in the Sun author Lorraine Hansberry, 1960s-era Black radical and artist.
Wolves, bees, whales, and us

Wolves, bees, whales, and us

Endangered species: humans are not exempt from the laws of biology — no more than any other animals.
Labor Weather Report

Labor Weather Report

A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle. Sweeping strikes in France ... First fast-food union forms in U.S. ... Post-doctoral researchers organize.
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Fighting fascists; Trump’s mental health; marking the anniversary of the Poor People’s Campaign; proud feminist prisoner.
Amazon extortion!

Amazon extortion!

The world’s richest man balks at helping the homeless.
HUD refuses to desegregate housing

HUD refuses to desegregate housing

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson calls rules against racist segregation a “failed socialist experiment.”
Government repression fuels Nicaraguan revolt

Government repression fuels Nicaraguan revolt

Betrayed and sorely afflicted, Nicaraguan workers and students and campesinos are sustaining a massive uprising against a reactionary and corrupt regime.