April 2017

Indigenous-led rebellion at Standing Rock and beyond

Gina Petry

Over a year ago, the Sacred Stone camp was established on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline. Since then opposition has taken many forms and is not over.

April 7, 2017

No to U.S. bombing of Syria!

The Freedom Socialist Party forcefully condemns the latest U.S. attack in the Middle East – the cruise missile strikes against Syrian airfields on April 6.

April 2017

February 2017 — Strike vote — 81 percent! For the first time ever AFSCME Council 31, representing 38,000 Illinois state workers, authorized a strike. Since their contract ran out in July 2015, the union has fought against Gov. Rauner’s demand for a four year pay freeze and doubling health insurance costs.

abril de 2017

Cada trabajador sindicalizado sabe que a su jefe le encantaría ver a los sindicatos inutilizados, o eliminados por completo. Los patrones están luchando por lograr ese objetivo, cortesía de Trump y sus secuaces. Para detener esta tendencia, los trabajadores necesitan un movimiento obrero unido preparado para luchar contra este monstruo reaccionario y contra su ataque fanático a inmigrantes, refugiados y musulmanes.

April 2017

Every unionized worker knows that their boss would love to see unions toothless, or gone altogether. The bosses are on the offense to achieve that goal, courtesy of Trump and his cohorts. To stop this, workers need a united labor movement ready to fight this reactionary juggernaut, including the bigoted assault on immigrants, refugees and Muslims.

March 1, 2017

Demand an Independent Elected Civilian Review Board:

Stop Police Brutality!

The almost daily killings and abuse by the police of Black and other people of color has garnered national attention. This murder epidemic spans the United States. According to The Guardian newspaper, 234 Black and 159 Latino people have been killed by police in 2016. (www.theguardian.com The Counted)

February 2017

The Big Apple bites back

Elias Holt

February 21, 2017

Take a righteous stand against Trump’s police-state deportation orders

The Freedom Socialist Party denounces Donald Trump’s Feb. 21 outrageous, inhumane deportation orders, commits itself to defend immigrants of whatever status in every way possible, and urges others to do the same.

January 24, 2017

Report from the streets of Washington D.C.: Resistance is on the rise!

Nic Preston

February 2017

Most people don’t know where Rohwer, Ark. or Tule Lake, Calif. are located.

I do.

My parents’ families were interned in both those concentration camps during World War II. The U.S. government rounded up and jailed 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans for “posing a threat to national security.” The government knew there was no threat, but needed a scapegoat to rile up war hysteria. The imprisonment of Japanese farmers also enriched West Coast agricultural interests because their competition was eliminated.

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