Tag Archives: Freedom Socialist Party

Freedom Socialist Party: ‘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.

Trump directed these orders to be enforced against any and all of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants that federal agents or local authorities round up or merely encounter.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Urgent Appeal for Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal

From a Freedom Socialist Party email blast:

Mumia Abu-Jamal needs life saving treatment for Hepatitis C. And we need your help to get it.

Although political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal is free of his death sentence, he still suffers under life in prison without parole. And the legal system is still trying to kill his eloquent radical voice for justice and prisoners’ rights.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Remembering Heidi Durham

Heidi Durham

From the Freedom Socialist Party website:

Heidi Durham was born July 9, 1953, in San Pedro, California; she died on August 23, 2015, in Seattle.

An impassioned pioneer tradeswoman, champion of affirmative action, and decades-long feminist and union activist with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Heidi left an indelible mark on the Seattle scene.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Why We Confront the KKK

From Nancy Reiko Kato and Toni Mendicino in Freedom Socialist:

South Carolina was once a thriving center of the Southern slavocracy. No wonder that today it is a lightning rod for the unfinished battle against racism in the USA. In the last period, a white Charleston cop was indicted for murdering Walter Scott — unarmed and Black.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party Recommendations for the August 4, 2015 Washington State Primary Election

Kshama Sawant

Kshama Sawant

From the Freedom Socialist Party website:

This year Seattle City Council candidates will be voted on by district with two at-large members. While there are an unprecedented number of candidates, only one Seattle City Council candidate, Kshama Sawant of Socialist Alternative, has a platform and track record that is worthy of working-class voters.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: The People of Baltimore are Not Thugs

From a Freedom Socialist Party email blast:

The people of Baltimore — and the entire country — are justifiably angry at the racist cruelty of those in power and their armed occupying force — the Baltimore police. It is outrageous that Freddie Gray died in police custody, arrested for the “crime” of running away from the cops.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Justice for Freddie Gray

From the Freedom Socialist Party website:

The Freedom Socialist Party stands with the family and friends of Freddie Gray, as well as the entire Black community of Baltimore and all those victimized by police brutality, in demanding that those responsible for his death be brought to justice.

As the world is quickly learning, police harassment and murder of poor Black youth in the U.S.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party Solidarity Statement to the February 28, 2015 TPR Rally

From the FSP website:

FSP Solidarity Statement to the February 28, 2015 TPR rally calling for the recall of U.S. Ambassador Noah Mamet

The Freedom Socialist Party, U.S. stands in solidarity with the protest organized by TPR at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires. We support the demand that U.S.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: ‘No Justice Without Radical Change’


The death of Michael Brown fueled protests against racist cops in Ferguson, Mo., including this one on Aug. 22, 2014. Scott Olson / Getty Images

 

Read the full article at the Freedom Socialist Party website.

February-March 2015 – Volume 36, No. 1

No justice without radical change

Monica Hill
February 2015

“No Justice, No Peace!” This ringing slogan is close to the hearts of protesters marching against police abuse in Black and Latino communities in the USA.

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Freedom Socialist Party: Should Socialists Align with Greens and Liberals?

At a Capitol rally: progressive U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, whom Socialist Alternative is urging to run for president. Courtesy photo

From Elias Holtz in Freedom Socialist Newspaper:

In the November 2014 election season, voter participation hit a record low. This is more than just a mid-term slump. Voters are increasingly alienated from the two major parties.… Read more ...

New Year’s Greetings from the Freedom Socialist Party

From the Freedom Socialist Party national office:

Dear Friend,

We wish you a happy and revolutionary new year!

It looks like stormy weather ahead in 2015. The whole world heard the thunder roll in 2014 as young African Americans, fed up with the near daily police executions of unarmed Blacks, led a rebellion into the streets of Ferguson — one which spread across the United States.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Obama’s New Policy Toward Cuba – The Threat Behind the Opening Door

Release from the Freedom Socialist Party national office:

President Obama announced on Wednesday the most sweeping changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba since institution of the embargo over 50 years ago. He characterized the harsh economic sanctions and attempts to isolate the nation diplomatically as a failure of U.S. policy.… Read more ...