Socialist Workers Party Asks Federal Election Commission for an Extension of its Exemption from Reporting Campaign Finances

Ballot Access News In 1982, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Socialist Workers Party is entitled to an exemption from reporting its campaign contributors, because the evidence showed that persons identified with the SWP were likely to be harassed. The Federal Election Commission has been exempting the SWP ever since. However, the FEC always …

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Freedom Socialist Party: Identity politics and free Nestora Salgado

From the Freedom Socialist Party website: Identity politics: dead end for student activism Miriam Padilla December 2015 After being denied the truth about our history in early schooling and fed lies about the causes of racism in the United States, people of color care deeply about learning their history in college. As a first-generation student …

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Freedom Socialist Party: In defense of rent control

Linda Averill December 2015, Freedom Socialist Party website From San Francisco to cosmopolitan New York City, urban tenants are beleaguered by soaring rents and the anxiety of how to keep a roof over their heads. Several generations pack into one apartment or house trying to cover living costs. Tent cities sprout across the country or …

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Freedom Socialist Party: Can Bernie Sanders move the Democrats left?

From the Freedom Socialist Party website: Unfortunately, the history of campaigns like his says no Dennis Sanders October 2015 Bernie Sanders packed the house at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on Aug. 10, 2015. Photo: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times It’s easy to see why voters sick of big-business politics as usual are …

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