Editorials from the Freedom Socialist
July 1996
THE BRUTAL BEATINGS of two defenseless Mexicanos at South El Monte, California, isn't about two rogue cops out of control. It's about a racist system out of control. From America's earliest days, the rich have built their empires on the backs of...
July 1996
HURRAH! LET'S HEAR IT FOR delegates to the Labor Party Advocates convention. In June (just after we go to press), they will converge on Cleveland from around the U.S. to establish a workers' party. If all goes well, they could be proud participants...
January 1996
THE DEBATE OVER U.S. INTERVENTION is often framed in the mainstream press as, "Is Bosnia worth shedding 'American' blood for? Are U.S. interests really at stake, enough to risk our troops coming home in body bags?" These are not the proper...
January 1996
WHY DID SO MANY BLACKS CHEER when O.J. Simpson was acquitted of the killings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman - even though Simpson is at best a woman-abuser and very possibly a double murderer? And why did so many African American men...
January 1996
WHILE U.S. NEWS CAMERAS FILMED, papal delegates pontificating and president's wives posing at the official U.N. Women's Conference in Beijing this September, the real action was taking place 35 miles away in Huairou at the NGO (NonGovernmental...
October 1995
In August, the Zapatista National Liberation Front held an international plebiscite on their struggle. The poll’s results strongly legitimized the EZLN, with almost 60 percent of the 1.2 million Mexicans who voted saying that the Zapatistas should...
octubre de 1995
En Agosto, el ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional realizó un plebiscito internacional acerca de su lucha. Los resultados de la encuesta legitimizaron con fuerza al EZLN con casi un 60% de los 1.2 millones de mexicanos que votaron para indicar...
July 1995
IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, every week seems to bring a new announcement about cutbacks at Boeing. Most recently, the company said it plans to eliminate another 184 jobs by mothballing a plant that makes airplane blankets. Boeing will likely take...
July 1995
AROUND THE WORLD, the United Nations has been bestowing upon itself more and more police powers. In its eyes, it has the right to override the sovereignty of "rogue" states that need to be curbed or "failed" states that need to be saved. But in...
July 1995
"FEMINIST SEX COPS FROM HELL." Does that sound like Rush Limbaugh on one of his Feminazi kicks? Guess again, it's the Spartacist League - the Limbaughs of the Left. To the Sparts, date rape is a hoax. These guys and gals loved the sexual revolution...