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U.S. articles from the Freedom Socialist
February 2017
Analyzing the reasons why Donald Trump “won” the 2016 election is in part an exercise in absurdity, since Hillary Clinton attracted about three million more votes than he did. Still, enough people chose Donald Trump to give him an Electoral College...
February 2017
Women who fight back are beautiful. When women of all colors, ethnicities, ages and sexualities come together to demand full equality, they are absolutely gorgeous — and so are the men who are standing with them! The Women’s March on Washington, a...
February 2017
Activists and organizers from every social justice movement were stunned by the election of right-wing billionaire businessman Donald Trump. Angry demonstrations tens of thousands strong filled streets in cities and towns across the country and the...
February 2017
On Jan. 3, 2017, political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal (shown with wife Wadiya Jamal) won a court order for treatment of life-threatening Hepatitis C. This is an important victory. U.S. District Court Judge Mariana said denying treatment is cruel and...
February 2017
While the election of magnate Donald Trump has put even more cops on New York City streets, an exciting campaign is growing to demand police accountability in the very same city. The diverse, multiracial Campaign for an Elected Civilian Review...
February 2017
Following are excerpts from the Freedom Socialist Party document “Standing on the Edge of Something Big,” adopted at FSP’s September 2016 convention. These sections analyze the political and economic nature of the times and the history leading up to...
February 2017
“Live from New York! It’s Saturday Night!” belts actor Brian Cranston, reprising his character Walter White from the television show Breaking Bad. White, a school teacher turned drug dealer, has been nominated to lead Trump’s Drug Enforcement Agency...
February 2017
Gina Petry of Radical Women and Patrick Burns of the Freedom Socialist Party traveled to Oceti Sakowin camp in November 2016 to cook, carpenter, and interview water protectors. On December 2, veterans began arriving to protect the camp, their...
December 2016
The election to the presidency of a man who stoked the fires of racial resentment and misogyny sparked protests by thousands in cities across the U.S. Now working people need to plan the next steps in stopping a potential right-wing dystopia. High...
December 2016
The Freedom Socialist Party 50th Anniversary Convention held Sept. 3-6 was a time for members both to take stock of FSP’s achievements and to arm themselves for new challenges and a new level of struggle today. Much of the discussion focused on the...