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Social Movements and the Movement for Socialism: No Pat Analysis, No Pat Solutions

    Throughout the left in the U.S., people have come to a greater awareness of a left presence in the social movements. For theoretical consideration the concepts of “social movement left” and “party left” have been developed. Like any … Continue reading

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The Question of Leadership and 21st Century SocialismLa Cuesti

The U.S. government has recently inaugurated a new president with all the pomp and flourishes that accompany the election of a president in this country.  All of the ceremony and ritual conveys a particular understanding of leadership developed under capitalism … Continue reading

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How Do We Take This Bad Boy Off? A Thesis Statement on Social Transformation in the United States

I. The Conditions We Face—Neo-Liberalism: The Imperialism of the 21st Century A. Neo-liberalism became the ideological orientation for the dramatic reorganization of global capitalism. Unfolding in earnest since the mid-1970’s, this reorganization—generally called globalization—includes features like the electronic revolution (aided … Continue reading

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The US Social Forum: Opportunities and Challenges for Left RefoundationEl Foro Social: Oportunidades y Desaf

What do the uniting slogan of the US Social Forum (USSF)–”Another world is possible, another US is necessary”–and the social forum itself tell us about progressive movements and the Left in the United States today? As a contribution to the … Continue reading

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Looking toward the United States Social Forum

The last week in June 2007 — June 27th through July 1st to be exact – Atlanta, Georgia will be the site of the first-ever US Social Forum. The website of the US Social Forum declares: The US Social Forum … Continue reading

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The Crisis within the Left: Theory, Program, Organization

For nearly 15 years, FRSO has recognized the crisis in socialism both here and abroad. Even though this crisis is not new, conditions in the world (for example, war and occupation) and in the US (reflected in the recent Presidential … Continue reading

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Family Tree: FRSO/SON

Unite for Struggle: The People Cannot Wait Important sections of the U.S. left have recently made regroupment and realignment the order of the day. Dialogue on new forms of unity could produce positive results over the next few years. Grass-roots … Continue reading

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EditorialEditorial: Organizando en Contra del Sistema de “Injusticia Criminal”

Introducing Freedom Road Socialist Organization The Freedom Road Socialist Organization / Organización Socialista del Camino para la Libertad (FRSO/OSCL) is pleased to present the inaugural issue of our new magazine. We want to spell out here the goals of the … Continue reading

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Meeting the Challenge of Crisis and Opportunity: Left Refoundation and Party Building

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