Freedom Socialist Newspaper

Vol. 44, No. 1 (February-March 2023)

LAYOFFS

LAYOFFS

An end-of-year tradition underscores the cruelty of capitalism.
Israel’s most backward government ever

Israel’s most backward government ever

The hard-right new coalition government spells bad news for Palestinians, Israeli Arabs, women, and LGBTQ+ people.
Palestinian fightback

Palestinian fightback

Armed self-defense and new collaborations.
FSP National Convention 2022: charting a revolutionary course as the class struggle sharpens

FSP National Convention 2022: charting a revolutionary course as the class struggle sharpens

Internationalism, feminism, and resistance in the forefront of discussion and debate.
Railroad workers

Railroad workers

Despite Biden’s strike breaking, the fight for humane conditions continues.
I’m a Ukrainian socialist

I’m a Ukrainian socialist

Here’s why I resist the Russian invasion.
Spontaneous Movement of Afghan Women

Spontaneous Movement of Afghan Women

Statement calls for much-needed international solidarity.
Turkey out of Rojava

Turkey out of Rojava

FSP resolution condemns Turkish aggression in northern Syria.
The privatization and plunder of water

The privatization and plunder of water

Monterrey, Mexico: A microcosm of global drought.
Fred Hyde, 1949–2022

Fred Hyde, 1949–2022

Freedom Socialist Party legal eagle and working-class champion.
Black reparations: a vision for achieving real justice

Black reparations: a vision for achieving real justice

Poet and socialist feminist organizer Nellie Wong reviews a "refreshing take on both the issue and the collective work ahead."
Proposing a pathway forward in the fight for Black lives

Proposing a pathway forward in the fight for Black lives

Reviewer and anti-police brutality activist Lee Gill "cannot recommend this pamphlet enough to anyone committed to true, far-reaching revolutionary action."
The Woman King — worthy of a watch and an Oscar

The Woman King — worthy of a watch and an Oscar

A gloriously textured portrait of the West African kingdom of Dahomey in the early 1820s.
Life under Australia’s labor party

Life under Australia’s labor party

Tinkering around the edges of capitalism is a dead end.
Strike wave crashes over United Kingdom

Strike wave crashes over United Kingdom

There's plenty of public support, but the official response is union busting.
The other kind of welfare fraud

The other kind of welfare fraud

A massive corruption scheme in Mississippi.
No more excuses — open the border!

No more excuses — open the border!

The U.S. must stop treating the refugee crisis as a border problem. It’s a humanitarian crisis.
Credit card debt

Credit card debt

It is crushing the working class.
Letters to the editor, February 2023

Letters to the editor, February 2023

Readers weigh in on cryptocurrency and other topics.