Features from the Freedom Socialist
December 2014
In October the Freedom Socialist Party advertised to hire someone to post articles to our website, maintain the site, and design an occasional leaflet. The web content manager job was listed with pay starting at $13 per hour, a rate negotiable based...
December 2014
November 2014 — Locked out and ticked off. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, as chair of the G20 Summit, takes the unprecedented step of excluding labor from the proceedings attended by government and financial heads of the world’s major...
December 2014
UNITED FRONT Needed today The political resolution of the FSP [“A world to win, a planet to save,” Vol. 35, No. 5] references the need for “united front” action, as well it should. No one socialist party in this nation today can hope to take on and...
December 2014
The Navajo Nation, the largest and most populous in the country, recently won $554 million from the U.S., the largest ever to a single Native American tribe. This will settle an eight-year lawsuit over the government’s gross mismanagement of Indian...
December 2014
Every January on Martin Luther King Day, the media and the politicians take the stage to rewrite the history of the civil rights movement. They try to turn Martin Luther King, Jr. into a harmless saint. They repeat this litany: “Total devotion to...
December 2014
The world sucks. It seems a dark and dangerous place. The stream of news about the evil doings by imperialists, opportunist politicians, and thugs appears to prove the point. Even Noam Chomsky recently wrote “human civilization ... may now be...
October 2014
An infamous image said it all. After drafting the largest attack on the poor in Australia’s history with a drastic budget scheme, chief finance minister (treasurer) Joe Hockey and his deputy were photographed smoking cigars outside Parliament house...
October 2014
The following salute was given at the Thanksgiving Day celebration in honor of Native Americans held on Nov. 24, 2010 at New Freeway Hall in Seattle, WA. The speaker was Anne Guerry Hoddersen, International Secretary for the Freedom Socialist Party...
October 2014
WOMEN WARRIORS Mary Anne Grady Flores for free speech We sat stunned in the packed courtroom on July 10 as a town justice sentenced longtime Catholic Worker activist Mary Anne Grady Flores, grandmother of three, to a year in prison. Her crime?...
October 2014
Sixty thousand children from Central America walked over the U.S.-Mexican border and, for a few days, the world looked up from war in the Middle East and the problems between Russians and Ukrainians and paid attention. These were not just any...