International articles from the Freedom Socialist
Summer 1979
Besieged by a brilliant offensive launched by the Sandinista guerrillas on May 29, and opposed by virtually every sector of the population, the Nicaraguan dictatorship of General Anastasio Somoza Debayle is swiftly collapsing. Even his longtime...
Summer 1979
The first national tour organized by the Committee for a Revolutionary Socialist Party (CRSP) provided me with an incomparably thrilling experience. Back in 1954, I toured for the Socialist Workers Party to encourage the struggle against...
Spring 1979
This document is an expansion of a draft presented to the Radical Women National Executive Committee (NEC) which met in New York City, May 1979. As Trotskyist socialist feminists, Radical Women's analysis of the significance of the Iranian...
Spring 1979
With stunning force and searing intensity, the Iranian revolution continues to ascend to ever higher peaks of proletarian consciousness, socialist aspiration, and revolutionary feminism. After 38 years of subjection under the hated, U.S.-installed...
Spring 1979
Bitter war rages in Kampuchea (Cambodia) as two armies — the Khmer Rouge and the Kampuchean National United Front for National Salvation (KNUFNS) — contend for control of the country. In December, 1978 the KNUFNS army, comprised of 100,000...
Spring 1979
Deng: from Seattle to Vietnam The Vice Premier made very good copy. Deng Xsaioping sporting a cowboy hat, eating barbecue, trying out a space flight simulator, sipping Coke, toasting U.S. capitalists and politicians — he was so charming. He...
Winter 1978
Armed with U.S. tanks, A helicopters, and rockets, Nicaragua's brutal National Guard reduced four cities nearly to rubble and murdered thousands of civilians during September in an attempt to crush the civil war against hated dictator Anastasio...
Winter 1978
The absolute monarchy of Iran hangs in the balance as millions of Iranians from the cities, provinces, and oil fields strive to topple it. And the Shah, trying desperately to smother the revolt with machinegun massacres, has managed to fan the...
Winter 1978
Religion has long been America's most civil servant. Our nationalistic heritage only tolerates objectivity about the political role of religion when the events are untouchably remote in time. Hence, only now do historians, diplomats, journalists,...
Winter 1978
At the world conference of Socialist International Women, a minority of angry feminists hurled a strong challenge to the reformists to address the special oppression of women and consider the essential ties between socialism and feminism. Militants...