Editorials from the Freedom Socialist
Fall 1979
The word is out, ladies: feminism is passé and the hooker look is in. According to Madison Avenue, feminism is only the shrill, strident echo of a distant past before women liberated themselves from the home and assumed glamorous careers in...
Summer 1979
Hurrah to Michele Wallace for writing Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman. She yanked the closet door open on a topic black women know well and have talked about privately for years — the sexism of black men. Her description of the...
Spring 1979
American workers are caught in a political trap. Year after year, they are swindled by their worst enemies, the Republicans and Democrats. Workers are deceived into voting back into power all the devoted representatives of the capitalist class. And...
Winter 1978
Steel ... Auto ... Coal ... Heavy Industry! The vulnerable heart of capitalism. When production in these economic sectors is stopped, American capitalism will screech to a chaotic halt. Hence, workers in basic industry have their hands poised over a...
Summer 1977
The Chicano struggle stands boldly in the forefront of today's mass movements. And well it might. The Chicano people are the victims of a prolonged exploitation from which they have drawn unshakeable conclusions about the necessity for militant...
Fall 1977
The twisted cry of “reverse discrimination” is once more heard in the land, and there is serious cause for alarm. The infamous Bakke case is under consideration in the U.S. Supreme Court where a pro-Bakke ruling could obliterate affirmative action....
Spring 1977
The public sector of Labor is the political sector. Millions of public workers, new to unionism, are directly challenging corrupt politicians and officious officials from coast to coast. It’s called” labor-management relations” rather than...
Fall 1976
Before issuing the injunction ordering the Puyallups to leave Cascadia, Judge Morrell Sharp lashed out at the tribe with classic petty bourgeois indignation over its "aggression" against the State of Washington. "It's like taking over your neighbor'...
Fall 1976
The April, 1976 Tenth Anniversary Conference of the Freedom Socialist Party featured an extensive discussion of the Native American movement for self-determination. The last issue of the Freedom Socialist contained a brief summary of the major point...
Summer 1976
Epochs of intense revolutionary upheavals, sparked by dramatic shifts in the world balance of class forces, inevitably produce turmoil within the radical movement. All the prevalent ideas, programs and precepts are called into question and...