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U.S. articles from the Freedom Socialist
December 2017
When political resistance erupted throughout the country after Trump’s election, professional athletes were hardly expected to be catalysts for social change, or even on the front lines of protest. Back in the 1960’s individual athletes expressed...
December 2017
Legendary labor leader Frank Little was assassinated 100 years ago to stop him from doing what he did best – organize workers. His life was defined by an unshakable conviction that you had to fight tooth and nail for the working class. Little was a...
December 2017
When fascists come to town, liberal authorities chant, “Ignore them and they’ll go away.” But socialists and those targeted by ultra-right viciousness know it is vital to face down bigoted bullies. Treacherously, in this era of a newly-emboldened...
December 2017
Over 500 angry voices shook the windows of the Bellevue, Wash., Westin Hotel on Sept. 29. The rally of workers, retirees, and activists were there to protest the right-wing Freedom Foundation, which was holding its annual fundraising gala high above...
October 2017
Thunderous outrage marked a turning point in the U.S. after James Fields Jr. murdered one anti-Nazi demonstrator and injured dozens more in his Aug. 12 attack in Charlottesville, Va. The antagonism between left and right has blown wide open. And so...
October 2017
This rally was organized by the International Socialist Organization, Democratic Socialists of America, and Workers’ Voice/La Voz de los Trabajadores, who encouraged everyone to gather at a nearby park rather than directly confront the far right....
October 2017
Trump appointees clearly need a conflict of interest to get a job in the cabinet. The Department of Labor director is anti-union. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is a climate change denier. The Attorney General opposes voting rights...
October 2017
Homelessness is one thing shared by many full-time workers, the newly unemployed, and those displaced by gentrification. Homelessness soars in cities and towns across the U.S. and millions more are at risk of losing their homes. Right to the City,...
October 2017
Public housing was a victory of the massive labor upsurge of the Great Depression that won the “New Deal” in the 1930s. Owned by the public, this housing is non-profit and the government is answerable to the community for how it’s run. Originally,...
October 2017
After more than 35 years behind bars, Mumia Abu-Jamal may finally have a chance to prove his innocence. And expose the heart of the racist U.S. justice system at all levels — police, prosecutors and judges. A renowned political prisoner, former...