International articles from the Freedom Socialist
June 2016
If one believes the propaganda peddled by U.S. politicians and the media, China’s workers are unfair competitors and job stealers. In reality, this vast working class is fighting like hell against the very same forces of world capital responsible...
June 2016
With the whole world being the capitalist mess that it is, new protests rise almost every day. Those that gain enough steam to turn into movements soon face key questions — “Who are our leaders? What are our demands?” A good many protest...
June 2016
On March 18, Nestora Salgado stepped out of the Tepepan women’s prison into the Mexico City sunlight. She wore the olive uniform of the volunteer community police of Olinalá and was flanked by male and female members of the indigenous self-defense...
June 2016
The U.S. Congress and Wall Street blame Puerto Rico for its $72 billion debt and want to “help.” Ironically, it is Uncle Sam’s laws and colonial policies that created the island’s economic crises in the first place. For the past 118 years, the...
June 2016
The mosquito-borne disease Zika that has now reached the United States could have been corralled decades ago. The first human cases of the Zika virus were discovered in 1952 in Uganda and Tanzania. With milder symptoms than other insect-carried...
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...