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Statement on Iran

  Tehran Protestors   It is no easier for FRSO/OSCL to understand and respond to the dramatic events now shaking Iran than anyone else. The situation there is confused and fluid, shifting daily. The basic assumptions of Shi’ite society under … Continue reading

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The Life of the Party: Thoughts on What We Are Trying To Build

With the publication of Which Way is Left?, the Freedom Road Socialist Organization takes an important step in advancing a strategy for a realignment and refoundation of the revolutionary Left. Central to this notion is the idea that it is … Continue reading

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May Day 2007: Immigrants’ Rights are Workers’ Rights

Until last year, May Day for workers, progressives and revolutionaries in the US found us looking at struggles in the global South for inspiration and affirmation that the oppressed will resist, and can win against, the ravages of capitalist exploitation. … 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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¡Presente! Mike Conan

Mike Conan To a lot of us, he was Big Mike. It wasn’t just that Mike Conan tipped the scales at over 300 pounds or that he had to have a Brooklyn Dodgers cap custom-made to fit his mammoth head. … Continue reading

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Intersections: Introduction

Intersections: two talks on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer movement and the fight against patriarchy. When these presentations were originally made at the 2003 Congress of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization / Organización Socialista del Camino para la Libertad … Continue reading

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An Interview with Comandante Raúl Reyes

The FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia), in spite of savage repression by the Colombian government, death squads and the US military, continues to wage the longest continuous guerrilla insurgency for national liberation in the world. In a FARC-controlled zone … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick   Brick by Brick: Building a Movement to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal The struggle to save Mumia Abu-Jamal is intensifying. On one side, the clock is ticking—for the second time, an execution warrant signed by Pennsylvania Governor Ridge … Continue reading

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Philly Chinatown Beats Back a Stadium

In the spring of 2000, a shock hit residents of Philadelphia's Chinatown. Out of the blue, the City pegged our neighborhood as their intended site for a new baseball stadium. In response, the Chinatown community came together to fight the … Continue reading

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Some Lessons from the Family Tree of the New Communist Movement

Our younger comrades and other young revolutionaries of the present day who check out the family tree of the new communist movement tend to be either fascinated or appalled, or both. They see legendary organizations they've heard of or read … Continue reading

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