International articles from the Freedom Socialist
December 2016
After 13 years in power, the Brazilian Workers’ Party was unceremoniously rejected by the populace in massive spring demonstrations. This opened the door to the eventual impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in August. It was a swift but...
December 2016
Winning the release of imprisoned community police leader Nestora Salgado, jailed for two-and-a-half years in Mexico on trumped-up charges of kidnapping, was a thrilling victory for international working class solidarity, especially in a time of...
October 2016
Latin American journalist Carlos Aznárez wrote an article on Sept. 8 about the current Argentine regime. He opened with these warning words: Ten months are not a lot to a country, but in Argentina, under the current neoliberal and deeply retrograde...
October 2016
“You’ll always lose in Melbourne!” This was the triumphant chant of 300 Melburnians who repelled the neo-Nazi United Patriots Front (UPF) in May 2015. We were unionists, socialists, anarchists, feminists, students, LGBTIQ and Aboriginal justice...
October 2016
For 16 years the Costa Rican government persecuted radical labor leader Orlando Barrantes (in a blue shirt, first raised, center of photo) with trumped-up charges pertaining to his political and union activities. In August, they threw in the towel...
October 2016
Three years after Hugo Chávez’s death, Venezuela is in a state of social and economic breakdown. Plummeting world oil prices have gutted the coffers of successor President Nicolás Maduro’s government, which gets 95 percent of its revenue from oil....
October 2016
They say the FIFA World Cup should be a world showcase. The quadrennial championship of what some call football — and some call soccer — brings together representatives of nations throughout the world, providing a shared cultural experience in every...
August 2016
The class struggle in Mexico is at a fever pitch. Teachers are on the front lines of a massive struggle against neoliberal devastation by privatizations, union busting and rape of the environment. Resistance spans the hemisphere from Mexico to...
August 2016
La lucha de clases en México está al rojo vivo. Los maestros están al frente de una lucha masiva en contra de la devastación neoliberal a través de privatizaciones, agresiones sindicales y violación del medio ambiente. La resistencia abarca el...
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...