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Starbucks unionizing heats up

Starbucks unionizing heats up

Ramped-up organizing in the “world’s biggest coffeehouse chain” has exposed its vicious union-busting history.
Supreme Court hears key liberties cases

Supreme Court hears key liberties cases

The ultra-right supermajority justices have precedents on abortion, voting and LGBTQ+ rights in their sights.
Students protest “Don’t Say Gay” bill

Students protest “Don’t Say Gay” bill

Florida youth lead an impressive fight against the state’s governor and his legislators’ undisguised bigotry, under the guise of “parental rights.”
James P. Cannon: The meaning of this 20th-century revolutionary for today’s freedom fighters

James P. Cannon: The meaning of this 20th-century revolutionary for today’s freedom fighters

A tour of the life and politics of this brilliant, down-to-earth labor organizer and founder of American Trotskyism.
Break the cycle: End the jailing and abuse of children in Australia

Break the cycle: End the jailing and abuse of children in Australia

A much-needed campaign is gaining steam to halt jailing children, especially Indigenous youth, and close down abusive prisons.
Women’s soccer team takes steps toward pay equity

Women’s soccer team takes steps toward pay equity

U.S. Women’s Soccer team wins an important battle against the U.S. Soccer Federation in the war for equal pay.
Fed-up US workers in motion

Fed-up US workers in motion

Strikes and organizing drives challenge workplace balance of power.
The continuing shame of Guantánamo

The continuing shame of Guantánamo

Guest column exposé by National Lawyers Guild leader Jim Lafferty.
Blowing leaves merge into blowing paper money.

Privatizing Nature

A class of stocks called "Natural Asset Companies" are Wall Street's latest scheme to exploit Earth's resources for private profit.
Book cover with title Storming Caesars Palace: How Black mothers fought their own war on poverty.

Storming Caesars Palace

How Black mothers fought their own war on poverty.
Disability justice and capitalism don’t mix

Disability justice and capitalism don’t mix

A call to resist the cooptation of the radical disability justice movement launched by queer Black and brown founders.
Mississippi justice?

Mississippi justice?

Two white supremacists chased and shot up the truck of a Black FedEx driver. They were belatedly arrested and released on bail. Racism on steroids.
Rick Scott to poor: “Pay fair share”

Rick Scott to poor: “Pay fair share”

How dare the richest U.S. senator call for those on poverty wages to pay income tax, when the gazillionaires pay next to nothing.
Wanted: A gas price rebellion

Wanted: A gas price rebellion

The powers-that-be preach that gas hikes help beleaguered Ukrainians, when they actually benefit oil tycoons. Time for a popular revolt!
Letters to the editor April 2022

Letters to the editor April 2022

Feedback from readers on recent articles in the Freedom Socialist.
Stand with Ukraine against Russian Invasion - Vancouver Anti-War Rally, Feb 26th, 2022

Invading Russian troops out of Ukraine. For the right to national sovereignty and self-determination of the Ukrainian people.

Statement by the Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment calling for the unity of the Ukrainian and Russian working classes to end war and the capitalist system that breeds it.
Oslo’s red carpets are not ashamed of the bloody roads of Kabul

Oslo’s red carpets are not ashamed of the bloody roads of Kabul

The organization Left Radical of Afghanistan critiques the recent international conference as an exercise in washing the bloody hands of the Taliban.
Interview: the importance of supporting political prisoners in Cuba

Interview: the importance of supporting political prisoners in Cuba

Daniel Vila of WBAI's La Voz Latina interviews FSP writer Andrea Bauer. See also Free Political Prisoners in Cuba and Communistas Cuba.