Author Archives: FRSO admin

“If words have no meaning”: History, metaphor and violence in Arizona

Five years ago, I heard Arizona poet and essayist Richard Shelton read at a ranch outside of Tucson. He was included in a lineup of poets who were known for invoking environmental or political themes in their work; having taught … Continue reading

Posted in Immigrant Rights

We Must All Stand Together against FBI Repression of Anti-war and Solidarity Activists

Download a printable version of this statement here. The Freedom Road Socialist Organization/Organización Socialista del Camino para la Libertad (FRSO/OSCL) denounces in the strongest possible terms the recent FBI raids against activists in the anti-war and international solidarity movement some … Continue reading

Posted in Against War & Empire, NEC Statements

Raul Salinas Presente!

This article is excerpted from a speech April 18, 2008, The Brecht Forum, NYC Raul Salinas, born March 17, 1934, passed on February 14, 2008, after years of struggle with a myriad of medical maledictions rooted in growing up under … Continue reading

Posted in Chicano National Movement, Presente!

I Went to School to Jump Through Hoops and All I Got Was an Atomic Bomb and Hella Debt

This is based on a presentation given by the author on the political economy of his university as part of a workshop on student/worker activism and is printed here in contribution to the rapidly unfolding dialogue around student activism in … Continue reading

Posted in Students

The Road Towards Building Socialism as Capitalism’s Legitimacy is Called into Question

I know what you’re thinking: Capitalism’s a hot mess. Obama’s selling the people out. War on the Middle East wages on. We’re still a small Left, so how will things ever change? It will not be an easy road but … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Crisis

Frequently Asked Questions about the Freedom Road Socialist Organization

What makes Freedom Road different from the other socialist groups out there? Can you explain what you mean by national oppression and white privilege? What’s Left Refoundation? Is Left Refoundation the same as left groups joining together, or regroupment? How … Continue reading

Posted in Frequently Asked Questions