Freedom Socialist Newspaper

Vol. 45, No. 2 (April-May 2024)

Beyond ceasefire

Beyond ceasefire

There have been many ceasefires. What more should the movement to defend Palestine call for?
For safety’s sake, nationalize Boeing

For safety’s sake, nationalize Boeing

Improve quality and save lives by taking the profits out of the production process and putting workers in control.
The Guatemalan Spring

The Guatemalan Spring

President Bernardo Arévalo’s landslide victory rested largely on the support of Indigenous communities.
Resolve tested in Ukraine

Resolve tested in Ukraine

Despite daunting challenges, Ukrainians remain committed to fighting for their survival, their rights and their national identity.
US expands its borders: the rush to mine the bottom of the ocean

US expands its borders: the rush to mine the bottom of the ocean

In the hunt for the next profit grab, Uncle Sam stakes claims to swaths of ocean floor and its resources.
Alabama: every sperm is sacred but human rights are profane

Alabama: every sperm is sacred but human rights are profane

How the so-called pro-family people justify an anti-IVF stance, and what can be done about it.
Saudis try sportswashing for image rehab

Saudis try sportswashing for image rehab

The royal family is using all kinds of sporting events to deflect from the country’s human rights abuses.
Hard-won overtime pay for farm workers faces pushback from growers

Hard-won overtime pay for farm workers faces pushback from growers

Many laborers are losing a substantial part of their wages as employers cut hours to avoid paying a fair wage.
Women hospitality workers take the lead

Women hospitality workers take the lead

Across the US, the women who make restaurants, hotels and casinos run have shut them down to win fair contracts.
The extradition of Assange is really about a free press

The extradition of Assange is really about a free press

Does the press have the right to expose the misdeeds of the U.S. government without fear of criminal prosecution?
Birchers: How the John Birch Society radicalized the American right

Birchers: How the John Birch Society radicalized the American right

Matthew Dallek’s excellent book is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the rise of the right in the U.S.
Life without parole: stealing kids’ lives in Mississippi

Life without parole: stealing kids’ lives in Mississippi

Court employee Christina López looks at the vicious, racist practice of locking up juveniles for life.
Resistance lives in Russia

Resistance lives in Russia

People bravely continue to speak out against Putin, despite the consequences.
Netanyahu’s push for a final solution

Netanyahu’s push for a final solution

Have no delusions, Netanyahu and his cronies want the forced evacuation or elimination of all Palestinians.
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Also: feedback from readers on free speech, the Southern economy, and Nikki Haley.
10-point program

10-point program

The 10-point program of the Freedom Socialist Party