International articles from the Freedom Socialist
Fall 1977
The fanatically racist Vorster regime has unleashed a reign of terror against Black militancy in South Africa. During October, thousands were arrested, hundreds imprisoned indefinitely without trial under the notorious Terrorism Act, eighteen Black...
Fall 1977
Two revolutionary women, the first official representatives from Cuba to make a major U.S. appearance in 16 years, were accorded a thunderous ovation by a Pacific Northwest audience inspired by the women’s proud feminism and leadership. The standing...
Fall 1977
The workers’ mood here is one of demoralization since the split in the Union of the Left, a popular front composed of the Communist party, Socialist party, and the Left Radicals, a bourgeois liberal party seeking left cover. In the face of the...
Fall 1977
I’m having an unforgettable time exploring ancient Roman ruins, renaissance art, and the contemporary marvels of Italian radical politics. Lavishly adorned churches loom everywhere, flaunting the vast wealth and power of the Vatican but impervious...
Fall 1977
Milton and Edith Zaslow, leaders of Trotskyist regroupment in this country and founding members of the new Committee for a Revolutionary Socialist Party, analyze the problems facing the Portuguese working class and the character of the Portuguese...
Summer 1977
Apartheid, the nakedly inhuman, hellish system of institutionalized white supremacy in every social sphere, is crumbling under a wave of militant protest and virtual war waged by the ruthlessly exploited and disinherited Black Africans. The mass...
Summer 1977
Paris — What was originally planned as an "internal" meeting of a handful of delegates from European women's groups mushroomed into a major conference of 6,000 women who descended upon Vincennes University in Paris on May 28-30. Participants in the...
Summer 1977
"Peace is Near!" the headlines shout, and the solution posed for the Middle East is Kissinger-style shuttle diplomacy — a delicate treachery, a peace of war. For imperialist peace is class war, and the Middle East is no exception to that law of...
Spring 1977
(Excerpts from a speech delivered in August, 1976, summarizing the views of Murry Weiss and Myra Tanner Weiss on the continuing Portuguese revolution and the serious divisions within the Fourth International between the major of world Trotskyism and...
Spring 1977
Eight months after the death of Mao Tse-tung, the decade-long power struggle between his collaborators and the current ruling bureaucracy appears to have ended. The new Communist Party chairman, Hua Kuo-feng, has apparently consolidated control....