International articles from the Freedom Socialist
December 2014
Shortly before the U.S. started bombing Iraq again, President Obama made a speech at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida to build support for the new war. He heaped praise on the leaders of this major command center, which oversees U.S. warfare...
December 2014
The barbarism of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has repulsed workers everywhere, especially in the Middle East. For every “jihadist” recruit, more fighters are taking up arms against it. Among the bravest are Kurdish women from Iraq and...
December 2014
The term “American Century” comes from Henry Luce, publisher of Time, Life, Sports Illustrated, and Fortune. In 1941, Luce wrote a lengthy editorial to whip up public support for World War II. “Throughout the 17th Century and the 18th Century and...
December 2014
It was hailed as an historic march by some activists and chastised as merely symbolic by others. But the convergence of hundreds of thousands of people in New York City in September to protest climate change was a milestone for the movement to end...
October 2014
This political resolution, written on behalf of the Freedom Socialist Party National Committee and incorporating changes by the FSP membership, was adopted at the party’s May 2014 convention. It is an inspiring call to arms for ecosocialism as the...
October 2014
Raya Fidel, born and raised in Israel, is a retired professor of Information Science at the University of Washington. She was interviewed by Tamara Turner in August 2014. Tamara Turner — What is the situation in Gaza? Raya Fidel — It is gut-...
October 2014
The insurrections of the Arab Spring still live. The revolutionary shock waves that have brought new life to ancient lands, terrifying the powers-that-be, are not spent. Bloodthirsty reaction from dictators and jihadists and foreign masters...
October 2014
To mark the one-year anniversary of Nestora Salgado’s arrest, spirited protests were held on Aug. 21 this year in Mexico, across Latin America, in Australia, and in the United States. Hundreds of people came out to demand freedom for Salgado and...
August 2014
Seventy years after millions perished in the war against Hitler, fascism is on the rise, as witnessed by the results of the May election for the European Union Parliament. France’s National Front (FN), a neo-Nazi party, beat all other French parties...
August 2014
Ali supported the U.S. overthrow of Saddam Hussein and worked for “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” All the more reason for his outrage at the destruction unfolding in Iraq. Now living in the Seattle area, he says, “I lost family! I lost my country! And...