International articles from the Freedom Socialist
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...
June 2017
Uncle Sam’s military has a long, bloody history of protecting U.S. interests in Latin America. This is true from the theft of a third of Mexico in the 19th century to the Honduran oligarchy’s coup against President Manuel Zelaya in the 21st, led by...
June 2017
Most working people think of the buck as the way they pay their bills. But its use goes far beyond the USA’s borders. The greenback is the major world currency for trade and finance. This international role bestows vast power on the U.S. government...
June 2017
U.S. politicians and mainstream press are demonizing Russia with a ferocity not seen since the Cold War. Democrats blame their 2016 electoral loss on Russian hackers. Putin’s regime is vilified for throwing its military might against Ukraine,...