Letters to the editor, June 2023
Feedback from Los Angeles on the housing crisis; praise for two new titles from Red Letter Press; critical thoughts on Australia’s Labor Party.
Farewell Fabian LoSchiavo (1949-2023)
A public sector worker and unionist who lived in Sydney, Fabian was a legend of the LGBTIQA+ community and radical causes.
How you can support the Writers Guild strike
Join FSP in standing up against an industry that is bent on rolling back decades of labor gains.
Jordan Neely’s death calls out for radical change
"Mayor Eric Adams’ fearmongering and unleashing of the NYPD on the unhoused emboldened the ex-marine who put Neely in a chokehold."
Recognizing the Taliban is a betrayal of women and democracy!
Recognizing this theocratic regime will further encourage the Taliban to implement their anti-women, anti-science and anti-civil liberties policies without fear.
An invitation to join in forging new foundations for the 21st-century revolution
A statement from the Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment (CRIR).
Show your solidarity with Indigenous land defenders in British Columbia
Sign a petition to disband the brutal, racist police unit C-IRG, charged with protecting extractive industries.
Posie Parker in Australia: TERFs, Nazis and the fight for trans liberation
The flawed and blinkered ideology of trans-exclusionary radical feminism leaves its adherents open to far-right and fascist opportunism.
Urgent global appeal challenges governments to rein in big polluter, OceanaGold
Notorious for environmental devastation, the mining giant has long generated controversy and attracted opposition everywhere it goes.
Fighting French workers show the way with strikes and multi-generational unity
In France, an inspiring role model for working classes near and far.
Urgent funding needed to finish long battle for accessible public transport
The deadline to make Australia's public transport accessible has passed, and, disgracefully, no state or territory has met its obligations in full.
A move to Public Service-wide bargaining brings opportunities for workers
After a decade with working condition eroding and wages flat, a fight back is urgently needed to win improvements for public sector workers.
10 years after the Rana Plaza collapse: Bangladeshi garment industry still rife with exploitation
A decade after a deadly catastrophe, workers still face hazardous and harsh conditions.
Implement Poccum’s Law now!
The discriminatory and unjust bail laws of Victoria, Australia desperately need reform.
Truth-Telling History, Sovereignty and the Uluru Statement
A review of a recent book by Henry Reynolds exploring the dark, unresolved history of the unacknowledged war, conquest and dispossession of the many First Nations of the Australian continent.
“Hands off abortion medications!” says National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice
NMRJ urges women's rights supporters to protest Judge Kacsmaryk's outrageous invalidation of FDA approval of the abortion pill.
The Planetary Crisis and the Crucial Role of a Revolutionary Party
Special Freedom Socialist supplement looking in depth at profound shifts in our world and the role of socialists in shaping what comes next.