Tag Archives: Freedom Socialist

FSP: Trans and Gender Diverse Liberation: A socialist feminist journey

From the Freedom Socialist Party website
August 2013

The heroes of the 1969 rebellion at the Stonewall Inn in New York certainly weren’t shy about who they were! Prominent in their ranks were sex workers and those who we would today call trans and gender diverse. They fought alongside other working class queers of colour.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Movie Review: Bless Me, Ultima

June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

MOVIE REVIEW  Like Movie Review: Bless Me, Ultima on Facebook

Bless Me, Ultima: A Chicano boy’s profound coming of age

Yolanda Alaniz
June 2013

Tony with his midwife and mentor, Ultima. Photo: Tenaja Productions

Tony with his midwife and mentor, Ultima. Photo: Tenaja Productions

The movie Bless me, Ultima is based on a novel by Rudolfo Anaya published in 1972. Anaya is one of the founders of contemporary Chicano literature, and his book is on many school reading lists, especially for Chicano studies.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: LGBT To March In Support of Bradley Manning In Parades Across Nation

From the Freedom Socialist Party website:

LGBT Community to March in Support of Gay Whistleblower Bradley Manning at Pride Parades Across the Country 

WHERE: Pride Parades in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle

WHEN: Sunday, June 30th

CONTACT: Lisa Geduldig (San Francisco) (415) 205-6515 – lisag@igc.org
Elias Holtz (New York) (206) 351-9623 – bradleyprideny@gmail.com
Andy Thayer, (Chicago) (773) 209-1187 – LGBTliberation@aol.com
Su Docekal, (Seattle) (206) 722-2453 – sudocekal@comcast.net

FACEBOOK: San Francisco – https://www.facebook.com/events/327236664071988
Seattle – https://www.facebook.com/events/616685815021903/
New York City – https://www.facebook.com/events/421403307955701
Chicago – https://www.facebook.com/events/159165120875391/

LGBT supporters of Private First Class Bradley Manning are showing their support in numbers at Gay Pride Parades across the country Sunday, June 30th, to both bring attention to his plight and to advocate for his release from prison.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Childcare: let’s have some!

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June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

RADICAL WOMEN Like Childcare: let's have some! on Facebook

Let’s build a movement for quality, publicly funded childcare!

Gina Petry
June 2013

Childcare: let's have some!

Both full-grown and small participants helped at a Sisters Organize for Survival sign-making party in February 2013.

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Freedom Socialist Party: Public education at stake

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June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

VOICES OF COLOR      Like The fight for Crenshaw High on Facebook

Public education at stake: leaders and misleaders in the fight for Crenshaw High

Yuisa Gimeno
June 2013

Student activist Anita Parker speaks on behalf of the Crenshaw Cougar Coalition at a press conference protesting the school district’s reconstitution plan, Jan. 28, 2013. Photo: Karla Alegria

Student activist Anita Parker speaks on behalf of the Crenshaw Cougar Coalition at a press conference protesting the school district’s reconstitution plan, Jan.

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Freedom Socialist Party: Honduran LGBT organizer speaks out

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June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

Interview with organizer Pepe Palacios

A proud gay resistance fighter speaks out

Stephen Durham (the 2012 Freedom Socialist Party write-in presidential candidate – KL)
June 2013

 Un orgulloso luchador gay de la resistencia habla abiertamente

LGBT march on 2012 International Day Against Homophobia, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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Freedom Socialist Party: The living ideas of Clara Fraser, socialist feminist

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June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

The living ideas of Clara Fraser, the original socialist feminist Like The living ideas of Clara Fraser, socialist feminist on Facebook

June 2013

Clara Fraser, the original socialist feminist

Introduction: The following selections, compiled by Adrienne Weller, pay tribute to the groundbreaking politics of Clara Fraser on the 15th anniversary of her death.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: And now this: open theft by banks!

 

June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

From Cyprus to the US  Like And now this: open theft by banks! on Facebook

And now this: open theft by banks!

Steven Strauss
June 2013

And now this: open theft by banks!

What’s it called when workers deposit their hard-earned cash into their modest bank accounts only to find out that a politician has grabbed an armful of the money and handed it over to failing banks?… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Rallying to defend City College in San Francisco

June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

City College of San Francisco

What strategy will defeat the privatizers?

Monica Hill
June 2013

A throng of City College of San Francisco students and other supporters of public education descend on City Hall during a March 14, 2013, rally. Photo: Nancy Reiko Kato / FS

A throng of City College of San Francisco students and other supporters of public education descend on City Hall during a March 14, 2013, rally. Photo: Nancy Reiko Kato / FS

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) has been attacking California community colleges since 2001.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Feminism and the crisis in the British Socialist Workers Party

Feminism and the crisis in the British Socialist Workers Party

Toward the end of 2012, two members of the British Socialist Workers Party charged a national leader with rape and sexual assault. The manner in which these allegations were handled by the party leadership has shaken the organization to the core and opened up a public discussion about the SWP’s positions on feminism and democratic centralism and about whether cases of rape within a revolutionary party are matters for the police.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: Assata Shakur, Bradley Manning and the Middle East

June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

EDITORIAL

FBI steps up vendetta against Assata Shakur

June 2013

Thirty-six years after Assata Shakur’s frame-up conviction for the murder of a state trooper, and 34 years after her escape from prison to Cuba, the FBI has made her the first woman placed on its list of most wanted terrorists.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party: A socialist take on gun violence

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June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

A socialist take on gun violence, state violence, and workers’ right to self-defense

Monica Hill
June 2013

An AIM member at the 1973 defense of Wounded Knee, S.D., on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Photo: AP

An AIM member at the 1973 defense of Wounded Knee, S.D., on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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