Editorials from the Freedom Socialist
Autumn 1984
Are you looking for a reason to vote socialist in the 1984 elections? We have two real good ones: the Democratic and Republican parties. Following are some of the evils both parties have promised to inflict on us in the next four years, regardless...
Winter 1983
For the first time in a long time, some of the U. S. Left is mounting a serious campaign to overcome traditional divisions and provide an anti-capitalist presidential alternative in the 1984 elections. It's happening at the best time for the ever-...
Summer 1983
Hell-bent to blame undocumented workers and political refugees for the unemployment crisis, U.S. capitalism is currently pushing “immigration reform” — and preparing a police state in the process. The vehicle is the insidious Simpson/Mazzoli...
Spring 1983
New York cops run riot. Gay bar raided and ransacked. Twenty patrons hospitalized. Countless others beaten and robbed. Sound familiar? Rampages like these led to the Stonewall rebellion in 1969. But it happened again in 1982, and although the...
Fall 1982
Women's wrath erupted during the springtime fight in Illinois to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. It was about time. In desperation over the June 30 national ratification deadline, the Grassroots Group of Second-Class Citizens sat in, disrupted,...
Summer 1982
U.S labor skates are showing what they're made of. Shaken by the economic crisis and terrified by Reagan's wholesale firing of the PATCO strikers, union bureaucrats are lining up to hand back all the gains workers have fought and bled for in the...
Fall 1981
Right on the heels of Khomeini' s triumphant return from exile in 1979 and the establishment of his republic, the women of Iran thronged to the streets to proclaim the beginning, not the end, of the revolution. When the Ayatollah unleashed his quick...
Spring 1981
Twenty-seven children are dead and dozens are missing in Atlanta, Georgia. And this epidemic of crime-horror against Blacks has sent shock waves throughout the Black community nationwide. Fear, grief and anger are smoldering over the ingrained...
Summer/Fall 1980
More voters than ever before in a national election will boycott the polls in November. It is estimated that less than half of those eligible will turn out. But disgust, cynicism, and apathy are unproductive. A positive action is demanded by the...
Winter 1979
The supposed implacable enmity between American Blacks and Jews is a State Department and media-engendered hype. When U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young, who is Black, was "discovered" consorting with the Palestine Liberation Organization, President...