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Donald Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, senior White House advisors and senior military personnel, delivers remarks during a national televised address Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, responding to Iran's retaliatory missile strike on an Iraqi military base.

Trump and U.S. business as usual in Iran

What is the U.S. president really up to?
Freedom Socialist Party New Year’s Greetings for 2020: In anticipation of another year of global resistance

Freedom Socialist Party New Year’s Greetings for 2020: In anticipation of another year of global resistance

For all its difficulties and outright calamities, the year 2019 gave the workers and oppressed of the world a lot to celebrate.
Burned out gas station in Iran

The real character and meaning of mass protests in Iran

A report by Helen Gilbert given at a Seattle Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) meeting on Dec. 8, 2019.

Stop the assault on workers: A call to unionists ready to take the reins of union business

On November 28, the Morrison government’s Ensuring Integrity Bill, dubbed by the media as the “union-busting bill,” failed to pass.
Joker: Just another comic book movie?

Joker: Just another comic book movie?

Or does it say something about the world?

Labor Weather Report, December 2019

A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle in Bagladesh, Zimbabwe, and France.
A photo composite of John Bolton, Sarah Sanders, Rick Perry, and Omar Bashir.

Letters to the editor — December 2019

Readers’ opinions and fight-back announcements.
United States Today: The View of a Revolutionary inside the Imperialist Beast

United States Today: The View of a Revolutionary inside the Imperialist Beast

The entire world witnesses the viciously cruel and increasingly erratic presidency of Donald Trump.
Eleven people of color sit around a table covered with papers and snacks, their reflections visible in a window behind them.

High spirits and strong resolve at Freedom Socialist Party convention

Multi-racial, multi-generational FSP gathering lays plans for the future.
Man holding a sign that says: "Voter Suppression = 1% trying to silence the 99%"

Why do so few vote?

Along with voter suppression, there's the elephant in the room: voter disgust with the absence of real choices.
Renewed feminist and labor resistance forces the hand of the Iranian police state

Renewed feminist and labor resistance forces the hand of the Iranian police state

True stories of brave women radicals standing up to Iranian government and winning freedom with international help.
Desperately seeking socialism; also found feminism – Why I joined the Freedom Socialist Party

Desperately seeking socialism; also found feminism – Why I joined the Freedom Socialist Party

Emma Allen explains how it all came together for her, leaving no one out.
Imperialist rivalry fans flames of war and genocide in Syria

Imperialist rivalry fans flames of war and genocide in Syria

The Kurds and other rebels need international solidarity around overthrowing capitalism — breeding ground of permanent war.
Karl Marx's grave

New insights into Marx’s environmentalism

Based on revelatory findings in Marx's unpublished notebooks, Kohei Saito identifies the author of Capital as the first ecosocialist.
A different kind of water warriors

A different kind of water warriors

Plumber Amy Gray-Schlink tells the story of fighting for safety measures at the San Francisco Water Department.
A man chips off part of the Berlin Wall, which is covered with graffiti.

Fall of the Berlin Wall, 30 years on

It wasn’t really about the “death of communism.” It was about the failure of Stalinism, to which capitalism has hardly been an answer to celebrate.
Hillary Clinton conjures up a new “red” threat

Hillary Clinton conjures up a new “red” threat

On the centennial of the Palmer Raids, Clinton is reviving commie baiting by calling Green Party leader a “Russian asset.” Warning to all lefties — beware of embedding with Democrats!