US Politics

Flagrant Violations of Voting Rights in CT

Flagrant Violations of Voting Rights in CT Petitions for Socialist Candidate Still Not Checked; Signatures Illegally Rejected Call Secretary of State, Denise Merrill Now! Count Every Signature! Summary: The Secretary of State’s office is threatening to rule Socialist and Iraq War Veteran, Fred Linck off the ballot when dozens of petitions are still in the … Continue reading

police brutality / racism / Uncategorized / US Politics

Legacy of Police Impunity Boils Over

Legacy of Police Impunity Boils Over  By Barry Sheppard    Once again the deep racism and racial divide in the United States has burst upon the national scene, dominating newspapers, TV and social media.   Since 2014 videos taken by witnesses of police murders of Black people spurred the rise of the Black Lives Matter … Continue reading

environment / racism / US Politics

Flint’s poisoned water- a crime against humanity

(Published January 2016 by Socialist Organizer) Flint’s poisoned water- a crime against humanity By John Leslie The City of Flint, Michigan, already ravaged more than 15 years ago by the closing of local General Motors auto assembly plants, has been devastated once more by the poisoning of residents with tainted drinking water.  In April, 2014, … Continue reading

police brutality / racism

Endorsement of May 13th MOVE Bombing 30th Year Commemoration

below we are reproducing a statement by Socialist Organizer endorsing the upcoming May 13th MOVE Bombing 30th Year Commemoration. Endorsement of May 13th MOVE Bombing 30th Year Commemoration Socialist Organizer would like to offer our endorsement of the May 13th MOVE Bombing 30th Year Commemoration to be held in Philadelphia. We urge the labor movement, antiwar forces and fighters against police brutality … Continue reading

antiwar / International / US Politics

Making torture legal — Mumia

Mumia Abu-Jamal: Making torture legal By MUMIA ABU-JAMAL  (Listen on Prison Radio) In the week of the Senate Intelligence Select Committee’s report on CIA torture of terror suspects, we’re reminded how little Americans know about how the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency rolls in the real world. Predictably, the 500-page summary of a 6700-page report erupted … Continue reading

labor / racism / strategy / tactrics / US Politics

How should workers respond to right wing voter intimidation?

How should workers respond to right wing voter intimidation?  J Leslie An ultraright militia group called the Wisconsin Poll Watcher Militia, in an effort to suppress minority voting in the Wisconsin election, is planning to show up armed at polling places in majority Black precincts. The so-called Poll Watcher Militia wants to help reactionary Governor … Continue reading