International articles from the Freedom Socialist
Summer 1982
Relying on the same bogus electoral tactics used in the early period of the Vietnam war, the U.S. concocted elections in El Salvador in March that impressed nobody. Fascist death squad leader Roberto D'Aubisson was installed as head of the...
Summer 1982
Australia. It calls itself "The Lucky Country." Land of surf and sun, great climate, and lots of fun. And if you're oh, so cosmopolitan, there's Sydney — the San Francisco of the south. Sure it's the Lucky Country. Particularly for conglomerates...
Summer 1982
Note: Murry Weiss originally wrote Permanent Revolution and Women's Emancipation as a draft resolution for the October 1978 National Conference of the Committee for a Revolutionary Socialist Party (CRSP). The document was printed in the CRSP...
Summer 1982
Frantically waving the Union Jack, imperialism has just completed a fierce and deadly war over a barren archipelago in the South Atlantic. From the time Argentina reclaimed the Malvinas (Falkland Islands) from British colonialism on April 2 until...
Spring 1982
The ruling Polish United Workers Party (PUWP) struck a blow against the rising power of workers when Prime Minister Wojciech Jaruzelski declared a state of war on December 13 against the dynamic independent trade union, Solidarity. In a series of...
Spring 1982
Greece Hot on the heels of the French Socialist Party victory in May 1981, and amid massive anti-NATO demonstrations that swept Western Europe last fall, Greece’s social democratic Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) jolted world imperialism...
Spring 1982
A tidal wave of human indignation swept Western Europe at the close of 1981. Three million protesters jammed the streets of London, Amsterdam, Madrid, Athens, Brussels, Rome, Paris, Bonn, Oslo, and other cities, demanding a halt to NATO’s plans to...
Fall 1981
Michael Devine died on August 20, the tenth Irish Republican Army (IRA) hunger striker to lay down his life to repudiate British rule and assert the right to self-determination for Northern Ireland. But the Catholic Church has pressured relatives...
Fall 1981
France Capitalists cringed, the stock market plunged, and radicals celebrated in the streets of Paris on May 10, when French voters overwhelmingly rejected the 14-year incumbent president, conservative Giscard d'Estaing, and elected Socialist Party...
Fall 1981
Decades of grueling poverty, the constant danger of murder by rightwing death squads, and the denial of any political freedom have propelled the people of El Salvador into a bloody civil war. The world's attention is riveted on this small Central...