International articles from the Freedom Socialist
December 2017
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo) has experienced a sadistic and murderous legacy at the hands of the rich and powerful for over 500 years. The perpetrators have changed over time but the crimes continue, and have a direct causal...
December 2017
Divisions in the Trotskyist movement have weakened working-class struggles around the globe. The Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment was founded four years ago to address this crisis and bring together revolutionary parties from...
December 2017
In the early 1900s, women in most of the world were relatively new to wage work and a small minority in the labor force. But their dynamism was an inspiring thing to behold. In 1912 in Lawrence, Mass., 30,000 textile employees struck, most of them...
October 2017
Residents of the Gaza Strip are caught in a brutal nightmare they cannot escape. In 2006, Israel imposed a military and economic blockade by land, air and sea. This coastal enclave is now a maximum security prison for Palestinians. Israel sends...
October 2017
Not a day goes by that U.S. politicians, media pundits and career spies don’t warn of chilling dangers from Russia. Why did Russia again become so despised? Political obfuscation and distraction at home are motivators. So are geopolitical jockeying...
October 2017
A century ago, millions of working people were dying so that the richest capitalist countries could carve up the globe among them. In Russia, the people were suffering wartime deaths and starvation on top of suffocating repression by an all-powerful...
October 2017
In August, the Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment (CRIR) met in Mexico City to discuss key international issues with participants from Mexico, the U.S., Argentina, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic. The crisis in Venezuela...
August 2017
More cut-backs, more belt-tightening, more desperation. Vulture bankers from the European Union (EU) are reducing Greece, a tiny, ancient country, to a giant bone-yard where private investors loot public property and resources. This is class war at...
August 2017
This year marks the 150th anniversary of Volume I of Marx’s Capital, a book with the most profound impact on human society of any political work in history. Marxist economic analysis has inspired the freedom struggles of billions of people. By the...
August 2017
The U.S. government’s frenzied campaign against North Korea seems designed to scare everyone to death. Excerpts below from a 2011 Freedom Socialist article “Behind the US demonization of North Korea” provide some history to illuminate what’s going...