Features from the Freedom Socialist
Spring 1977
SIGMUND FREUD once groaned that he would never understand women. Well, Siggy, likewise, I’m sure. There are some men — and I speak particularly about radical men — whom I cannot for the life of me fathom. I cannot understand men who live in the...
Spring 1977
This must be a bee hive. And we are all busy as bees Filling the little black holes in the comb, Buzzing, buzzing. - These cords extend from our backbones. Current runs through our mouths. Our fingers, open to the tips for information,...
Summer 1976
How your three daughters thought you were dying this time for sure, came home one summer night meeting in the airport at 4 a.m. to catch another flight up the coast. - The airport was nearly deserted and devoid of women except for the janitors and...
Summer 1976
“We’re going to have a double editorial page,” said Our Editor, “and we need a column. Who can write one?” “Oh, I can,” I said airily. Omigawd. The beginning is the hardest, as Marx told us; it actually follows from the conclusion. So perhaps if I...
2/20/2015
February 21, 2015 marks 50 years since the assassination of Malcolm X—an extraordinary revolutionary leader, organizer and teacher. Malcolm’s clearheaded, uncompromising advocacy of Black liberation armed African Americans with tactics to...