- Juneteenth: A Look at the Past to Find Our Way Forward
- Primero de Mayo en los Tiempos de Trump Ir Más Allá de la Resistencia para Construir Poder Político y Organización
- Chokwe Antar Lumumba for Mayor of Jackson!
- May Day in the Time of Trump: Going Beyond Resistance to Build Political Power and Organization
- Black Lives Matter Across The World, Reflections from My London Trip
- Talking points on the Trump disaster, the New Confederacy and the Left
- Mni Wiconi! “Water is Life!” A Solidarity Statement by FRSO/OSCL
- Meizhu Lui receives 2016 Asset Builder Champion Award
- ¡Derrotar Trump! By Zancudo
- Crush Trump! Build Our Movements!
- “A Vision for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom, & Justice” by Movement for Black Lives
- A Letter from Our National Organizer
- BLACK POWER IS THE SOLUTION FRSO/OSCL Statement on Black Movement, Police Violence, and the Dallas Shootings
- FRSO / OSCL Statement on the Orlando Massacre
- May Day in a Time of Increasing Political Polarization: Some Thoughts on This Moment & the Road Ahead
- Statement of Freedom Road’s National Executive Committee on the Death of Tim Thomas
- You’ve Got To Keep That Anger Inside You Smoldering
- Official Slogans for Comrade Valentine’s Day 2016
- Cotton: The Fabric of Death
- Remembering Richard Levins’ Contributions to Forward Motion
- Richard Levins (1930-2016): Farewell to a Mentor
- Wait a Minute! Two Obamas?
- Interview with Bill Gallegos
- Dialogue with Barbara Ehrenreich – Connecting White Privilege and White Death?
- Button Up! #13 – Hands Up! Don’t Shoot!
Category Archives: Labor
In light of the right-to-work law recently rushed into law in Michigan, Chris Kromm at Facing South looks at the history of right-to-work and its white-supremacist roots. This week, Republican lawmakers in Michigan — birthplace of the United Auto Workers … Continue reading
Blaming the Workers until the Bitter End: Company has a Long History of Not Being the Hostess with the Mostest
This article was originally posted on BlackCommentator.org. Hostess Bakeries was recently allowed to close its doors when mediation between the union and the company failed. In St. Louis, the company never really changed its image or racist practices in 40 … Continue reading
This report comes to us from the USAS Campus Worker Justice Tour, a series of visits to campuses around the country where students and workers are fighting back against corporate outsourcing and the exploitation of campus workers. Where We’ve Been … Continue reading
The re-election of Republican politician Scott Walker–union-buster, Tea Party favorite, crook and all-around barking dog—as Governor of Wisconsin after a huge, mass-based recall campaign, has been one of the biggest political stories of this election year. It has certainly dismayed … Continue reading
The Workers’ Commission of Freedom Road has recently produced two pieces in advance of the 2012 Labor Notes conference: Working People’s Assemblies: Social Justice Unionism for the 21st Century, which takes on the current crises of the labor movement, their … Continue reading
Justice, Equality and a Decent Life: After 150 Years, Bay Area Working Families Fight for the Same Goals
In the hundred and fifty year history of workers in the San Francisco Bay Area, the watershed event was one that happened 70 years ago – the San Francisco general strike. That year sailors, longshoremen and other maritime workers shut … Continue reading
The student movement has been fertile ground for the left. Time away from the daily grind of work, exposure to a wide variety of ideas and experiences changed many people’s lives. Thirty years ago political activists coming out of college … Continue reading
This piece was originally published in Monthly Review. It is reprinted with the author’s permission. Have books you love? Let us know! Check out the Freedom Road GoodReads account and send us an email to add books to our favorites … Continue reading
We remember the United Mine Workers of America strike against Pittston Coal Company, April 5, 1989 to February 20, 1990 This month we once more celebrated the anniversary of the Pittston strike of 1989. Perhaps because no one was killed, … Continue reading
This article is reposted, with permission, from The Rag Blog. I want to ask a basic question that unifies religious, labor, and community organizations at the core. Why in this, the richest country in the world, are people poor? By … Continue reading