International articles from the Freedom Socialist
April 2016
The Freedom Socialist Party joins with activists around the world to protest the assassination of Berta Cáceres, the Honduran indigenous feminist leader and foe of privatization gunned down in her home on March 3rd. We call for the immediate release...
April 2016
This year marks the 130th anniversary of the May 4, 1886, rally at Haymarket Square in Chicago, called to protest a police riot the day before. Many people know the story of the anarchists and socialists framed up and executed or sentenced to life...
April 2016
It is enormous support to have solidarity from other countries,” Arturo Campos told me as we met inside the jail where he is illegally detained in Ayutla de los Libres, Guerrero, Mexico. Co-prisoner Ángel García added, “We send greetings to our...
April 2016
No fewer than 11 air forces were bombing Syrians at press time — the United States, Great Britain, France, Russia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Jordan, and United Arab Emirates. On the ground are thousands of foreign troops and...
February 2016
Up and down the Pacific Coast, a largely indigenous workforce does the grueling labor to grow and harvest the fruits and vegetables that land on grocery store shelves. Now their relentless struggle against poverty wages and demeaning treatment is...
February 2016
President Peña Nieto of Mexico brags about his neoliberal policies to privatize public resources, cut social services, and force anti-union education “reforms.” His government has also been exposed for its ties to drug cartels and the killing and...
February 2016
Growing protests against the South African government of the African National Congress (ANC) have spread to campuses. In October 2015, thousands of college students nationwide rallied to stop planned tuition hikes of 10-12 percent. Students at...
February 2016
French President François Hollande lost no time declaring a state of emergency following the ISIS-inspired terrorist attack in Paris this past November, which killed 130 people. Within hours the ink was dry. Two days later, French pilots were...
December 2015
May 2014. Medical students were among over 2,000 people protesting the Australian government’s plan for co-payments on doctor visits. Photo: Freya Michie / ABC News See more photos of the Hands Off Medicare rally at the FSP-Australia Facebook...
December 2015
These richly-robed men rule the wealthiest entity on the planet. Photo: Allessandro Bianchi / Reuters Throughout the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, Latin America was a battleground between the haves and the have-nots. On one side were people fighting for...