Freedom Socialist Newspaper

Vol. 42, No. 1 (February-March 2021)

Storming of the US Capitol on 6 January 2021

It is up to workers to defang the fascists

January 6 made clear the acuteness of the danger from the right wing, including outright fascists.
Biden’s Cabinet: a new coat of paint, same old war hawks and swindlers

Biden’s Cabinet: a new coat of paint, same old war hawks and swindlers

Some very nitty-gritty facts. However “diverse,” just how likely is Biden’s cabinet to really take on social justice and equality?
A Black man with a megaphone in the foreground. Behind him are people with a banner and others holding signs.

Black workers lead safety fight at Amazon

Black organizers are leading a nationwide fight against racism and pandemic abuses, while defying Amazon’s desperate retaliation. The first U.S. union at Amazon is on the horizon.
Fake news is a real thing:  How the right wages war on the truth

Fake news is a real thing: How the right wages war on the truth

As the attempted coup on Jan. 6 showed, far-right propaganda of white supremacy, anti-Semitism and fascism dominate news websites. Read about how this developed over time.
Hunger, evictions and scorn

Hunger, evictions and scorn

The facts on who’s hit hardest from hunger, no housing, massive job loss. What’s needed? Neighborhood organizing and the muscle of the entire labor movement.
Pandemic aid: handouts for the upper crust

Pandemic aid: handouts for the upper crust

Well-researched evidence on who gets most of the COVID-19 stimulus money. And some revealing history on how this is part of the “DNA of capitalism.”
A woman holds a sign that reads: "We Deserve Hazard Pay! Respect Your Workers! Shame on you Kroger!" In the background another sign reads "No safety No work - Freedom Socialist Party"

A Robin Hood program for working-class survival

A succinct and encompassing list of what needs to be done here and now to save workers and those hardest hit by economic blows.
Fred Hyde — on a mission to change the world

Fred Hyde — on a mission to change the world

This profile of FSP comrade Fred Hyde, revolutionary lawyer and rabble rouser, is exhilarating and humorous for baby-boomer activists and newer rebels waging the good fight for justice.
Pain turns to rage as Mexican women fight to stop femicide

Pain turns to rage as Mexican women fight to stop femicide

Feminists’ outraged mobilizations against misogynist murder, President Obrador’s hostility, and important tactical and policy disagreements in the movement.
Students in Thailand wage epic protests against the monarchy

Students in Thailand wage epic protests against the monarchy

Thailand’s year-long protests expose the thorough corruption of its “untouchable” monarchy, its military dictatorship, and the desperate conditions of its workers and refugees.
Former Black Panther freed, but still harassed

Former Black Panther freed, but still harassed

Jahil Muntaqim, paroled after 50 years in prison, is being beleaguered by cops and charged with “registering to vote.” Do sign the online petition to drop the charges.
Optimistic film proposes solutions to climate change

Optimistic film proposes solutions to climate change

Netflix movie Kiss the Ground actually reveals a solution to global warming, based on the interconnection of our atmosphere and planetary life. Worth seeing!