ANALYSIS

These are some of Freedom Road's more in-depth and analytical documents.

2009

On the Student Movement in the United States
by Josh Sykes (June 2009) - FRSO's contribution to the 2009 International Communist Seminar in Belgium (Spanish | Español) (PDF pamphlet version)

Looking back at Tiananmen Square, the defeat of counter-revolution in China
(May 2009) (PDF printable version)

The Immigrant Rights Movement and the Struggle for Full Equality (New FRSO pamphlet, April 2009) (In Spanish | en Español)

Chicanos, Mexicanos, Centroamericanos y el Movimiento por los Derechos de los Inmigrantes (Nuevo folleto de FRSO, Abril 2009)

Build a Fighting Workers Movement
A new pamphlet by the Labor Commission of Freedom Road Socialist Organization (February 2009)

2008

Some Points on the Mass Line
This study was prepared by a leading member of FRSO in the late 1980s. Since then this study has been used extensively inside and outside our organization and it has been reprinted in a number of different political settings. (pdf pamphlet version)

2007

FRSO Program: Class in the U.S. and Our Strategy for Revolution
This document is a portion of the political program of Freedom Road Socialist Organization. It was adopted at our 5th Congress. Other parts of the program are still in the process of development.

FRSO Program: Immediate Demands for U.S. Colonies, Indigenous Peoples, and Oppressed Nationalities
This document is a portion of the political program of Freedom Road Socialist Organization. It was adopted at our 5th Congress. Other parts of the program are still in the process of development.

FRSO Fifth Congress Documents
Includes the Main Political Report on the current situation as well as other documents, statements and resolutions adopted at FRSO's 5th Congress held in 2007.

2006

The Third International and the Struggle for a Correct Line on the African American National Question
by Freedom Road Socialist Organization
Contribution to the 15th International Communist Seminar, Brussels, May 5-7, 2006 (pdf pamphlet)

2005

Freedom Road Socialist Organization: 20 Years of Struggle December 19, 2005

2004

FRSO 4th Congress Documents
Includes the Main Political Report on the current situation as well as other documents, statements and resolutions adopted at FRSO's 4th Congress held in 2004.

2003

The U.S. War for Empire
by Mick Kelly and Steff Yorek (May 2003) - FRSO's contribution to the 2003 International Communist Seminar in Belgium

2002

War at Home and Abroad an editorial on the continuing and ever-expanding US war

2001

Imperialist Globalization and the United States by Steff Yorek and Mick Kelly for the FRSO National Executive Committee

1998

Report on the Labor Movement in the U.S. by Joe Iosbaker, FRSO Labor Commission Chair, presented at May Day 1998 conference hosted by Workers Party of Belgium (This document is also available in French )

Welfare Reform: It's Up to Us to Stop It Analysis of welfare "reform" efforts, their devastating effects on poor people, and how the mass movement can be built to defeat the "reforms". By FRSO Twin Cities / Madison District, June 1998. (pdf pamphlet version)

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FRSO Statements

Here you will find Freedom Road's perspective on important local, national, and world events.

2014

Say no to U.S. Intervention in the Ukraine
(April 10, 2014)
Statement on the passing of Mayor Chokwe Lumumba
(February 27, 2014)
Stand in solidarity with Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution
(February 16, 2014)
Celebrate International Women's Day 2014
(February 12, 2014)
Socialists condemn Senate failure to pass Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC)
(February 6, 2014)

2013

The ISO and the war on Syria: Silly and shameful
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization (September 11, 2013)
Communist and workers’ parties oppose imperialists’ war on Syria
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization (September 8, 2013)
FRSO congratulates Robert Mugabe, ZANU-PF on Zimbabwe election win
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization (August 3, 2013)
The fight for justice for Trayvon Martin, the African American freedom struggle and socialist revolution
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization (July 17, 2013)
Build the fight to get justice for Trayvon Martin
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization (July 16, 2013)
The Egyptian people are waging a great struggle in the face of great dangers
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization (July 5, 2013)
Minnesota FRSO May Day celebration: "We are up against a real monster, a system called capitalism"
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization (May 3, 2013)

2012

Elections over: Hope is in the struggle, change is in the streets
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization (November 12, 2012)
Floridians: Vote ‘no’ on all 11 constitutional amendments
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Florida District (October 29, 2012)
Minnesotans: Vote “No” on both reactionary constitutional amendments
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Minnesota District (September 28, 2012)
The 2012 presidential election: In the midst of economic hard times, hope is in the people's struggles, change is in the streets (August 12, 2012)
Workers stand up to Walker after recall
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Milwaukee District (June 14, 2012)
Justice for Trayvon Martin (March 23, 2012)
Occupy Wall Street Movement: Repression and Resistance (January 10, 2012)

2011

U.S. Hands off Syria! End the sanctions now! (December 11, 2011)
One year after FBI raids on anti-war, international solidarity activists: Stand against repression, drop the charges against Carlos Montes and prepare for more challenges ahead
(September 22, 2011)
September 11 ten years later: Pretext for war and repression
(September 11, 2011)
No War Against Libya
(March 17, 2011)
Support the Fight of Wisconsin Workers and Students
(February 17, 2011)
The people of Egypt are standing up
(January 28, 2011)

2010

On the Passing of Comrade Ray Sosa
(November 2010)
FRSO Statement Condemning FBI Raids, Grand Jury Witch Hunt
(October 2010)
Emergency Actions to Support Anti-War and International Solidarity Activists: Stop FBI Raids and Harassment
(National Call to Action from the Twin Cities Anti-War Committee, September 25, 2010) 
Activists Denounce FBI Raids on Anti-War and Solidarity Activists' Homes
(Reprinted from Fight Back! News Service, September 24, 2010)
Stop Koran Burning and Racist Attacks 
(September 2010)
Support the Legalization of Undocumented Students and Youth
(August 2010)
Boycott Arizona! Say No to Racial Profiling!
(May 2010)
May Day 2010: Time to Build the People’s Fight Back!
(April 2010)
March 4 Education Protests Rock The Nation!
(March 2010)
Celebrate International Women’s Day 2010
(March 2010)
Education is Under Attack! Organize! Fight Back!
Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) statement for March 4 protests

2009

FRSO Students: Study and Struggle
An article from Fight Back! News about the FRSO Student Commission meeting during Winter Break 2009.
No a la escalada – ¡Termine la guerra de Afganistán ahora!
(Diciembre 2009)
Construyamos la lucha por empleos, ingresos, hogares, educación y justicia
(Diciembre 2009)
Build the Fight for Jobs, Income, Housing, Education and Justice 
(December 2009)
Freedom Road greets PFLP on 42nd anniversary of founding
(December 2009)
No to the Escalation - End the Afghanistan War Now! 
(December 2009)
The Struggle for Education Rights: University of California Walkouts Show the Way
By Josh Sykes for the Student Commission of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization (September 2009)

UAW Leadership Bankrupt - Along with GM and Chrysler
(Fight Back! editorial, June 2009)

U.S. Out of Afghanistan
(May 2009)
May Day 2009: Fighting the Crisis
(April 2009)
Día de los Trabajadores 2009: luchando contra la crisis
(Abril 2009)
No More Bank Bailouts! No to Phony ‘Nationalization!’
(March 2009)
Fight Foreclosures! Stop the Evictions!
(Fight Back! Editorial, February 2009)
Stop Israeli Invasion of Gaza!
(January 2009)

2008

Message to the Communist Party of the Philippines from FRSO
(December 2008)
Victory to the Republic Window and Door Workers!
By Fight Back! editors (December 9, 2008)
¡Victoria a los Obreros de Republic Window and Door!
Editorial de ¡Lucha y Resiste! (9 diciembre 2008)
Freedom Road Socialist Organization greets PFLP on 41st anniversary
(December 2008)
Lessons From the RNC: Mass Mobilization and Militant Actions Advance the Struggle
Statement from FRSO, November 2008
Message to PFLP on passing of Comrade Maha Nassar
Statement from FRSO, November 2008
McCain: Down in Flames!
By Freedom Road Socialist Organization (November 4, 2008)
Capitalism in Crisis: 160 years after the Communist Manifesto
(October 2008)
The Economy, People’s Struggle and the Election
Editorial by Fight Back! editors (October 2008)
No Bailouts for Billionaires!
A Fight Back! News editorial (September 2008)
Oct. 18 - National Conference on War, Socialism and the People's Struggle
A conference on imperialism and how to end it - Oct. 18, 2008, Minneapolis, MN
Sept. 20 event: The RNC Protests - What happened and what can we learn?
(If you're in the Twin Cities area join us September 20, 2008 for a discussion about the Republican National Convention protests)
SDS: Study and struggle, unite and fight! by Kati Ketz, Tracy Molm and Kosta Harlan for the FRSO Student Commission (September 2008)
A Freedom Road Socialist Organization welcome to the March on the RNC (August 2008)
U.S. Out of Iraq: All Out for Sept. 1 RNC protest (June 2008)
2008 Presidential Elections: Defeat McCain (June 2008)
Elección 2008: ¡Derrotemos a McCain! (Junio 2008)
Manuel Marulanda: In the fight to end oppression, he never missed his mark (May 2008)

Manuel Marlanda: En la lucha para terminar con la opresión, jamas faltó a su compromiso (Mayo 2008)

Maoists Sweep Constituent Assembly Elections in Nepal Commentary by Josh Sykes (April 2008)
On the Conflicts in SEIU: Take a stand for class struggle unionism, union democracy and solidarity by the Labor Commission of Freedom Road Socialist Organization (April 2008)
May Day 2008: Long Live the Peoples’ Struggle! (April 2008)
Primero de mayo 2008: ¡Que viva la lucha popular! (April 2008)
Revolution in Colombia: ISO stands on the wrong side (March 2008)
Saludamos al camarada Raul Reyes : su espiritú y lucha vivirán
para siempre
(marzo 2008)
A Salute to Comrade Raúl Reyes: His spirit and work will live forever (March 2008)
A Tribute to a Revolutionary Leader: Fidel Castro by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (March 2008)
Fred Hampton – A Fighter for Black Liberation, Revolution and Socialism an essay for Black History Month 2008
Declaración por condena al revolucionario colombiano Ricardo Palmera (Simon Trinidad) una declaracion de Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO)
Statement Against the Imprisonment of Colombian Revolutionary Ricardo Palmera by Freedom Road Socialist Organization

2007

Hands Off Iran by Freedom Road Socialist Organization
Palestine: FRSO sends greetings on the 40th anniversary of the PFLP
Justice for the Jena 6! by Freedom Road Socialist Organization
Freedom for Jose Maria Sison, Filipino Revolutionary by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (statement in Spanish)
Freedom for Ahmad Sa’adat - a fighter for the liberation of Palestine by Freedom Road Socialist Organization
The Movement Against War in Iraq: A New Period and Our Tasks by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (pdf pamphlet version)
May Day 2007- the workers day! Build the fight for immigrant rights by Freedom Road Socialist Organization
Celebrate International Women's Day 2007 by Freedom Road Socialist Organization

'Out of Iraq Now': Response to Bush's State of the Union Speech an interview with Jess Sundin


2006

The Death Sentence and Ongoing Trials of Saddam Hussein
Republican Meltdown: Election Analysis by FRSO
End the U.S. and Israeli Attacks on Lebanon and Palestine - Victory to the Resistance by FRSO, posted August 2006 (PDF flyer version) (en español | Spanish)
The Third International and the Struggle for a Correct Line on the African American National Question FRSO's contribution to the 15th International Communist Seminar, Brussels, May 5-7, 2006 (pdf pamphlet)
May 1 and the Fight for Equality and Self-Determination
Celebrate May Day, International Workers Day 2006
Celebrate International Women's Day 2006
Statement on the Death of Schafik Hándal January 26, 2006 En Español

2005

Freedom Road Socialist Organization: 20 Years of Struggle December 19, 2005
Alito Nominated to Supreme Court: We Advise Dissent November 2005 (PDF Flyer)
New Orleans: People are Dying - Demand Relief, Action and Justice Now! September 1, 2005
The Supreme Court Nomination: Overrule Bush! August 2005
Save U of MN General College: Defend Equal Access to Education May 2005 statement by FRSO Minnesota / Madison District
Statement on the Passing of Ali Qased
U.S. Government Kidnaps FARC Leader: Demand Freedom for Ricardo Palmera! (January 2005)
Round 2: Battle Against Bush Continues Analysis of Bush reelection and second term prospects (Dec 2004 / Jan 2005)

2004

Cynthia McKinney Likely Back in Congress - Blow to Racism and Reaction (October 2004)
Victory to the Palestinian Hunger Strike! August 30, 2004
Stop the Immigration Raids (Summer 2004)
Dump Bush! Stop Stop the War at Home and Abroad! (March 2004) FRSO's statement on the U.S. presidential election
US Out of Haiti! statement by FRSO on the coup and US invasion of Haiti, February 29, 2004
Bush Immigration Plan: No Solution for Undocumented Workers; Serves Corporations (Winter 2004)

2003

FTAA Protesters Bring Street Heat to Miami (Fall 2003)
No Concessions (Summer 2003)
Bush Threatening Key Leader in Philippine Liberation Struggle by FRSO National Executive Committee
Celebrate May Day, International Workers’ Day
Stop the War on Iraq! Bring the War Home! Statement by FRSO after the war started [html] [pdf] (March 2003)

Stop the War Before It Starts: US Hands Off Iraq! (2-sided flier; pdf format)

March 8: Celebrate International Women's Day 2003

2002

Stop the War Before It Starts! statement against US war in Iraq
WorldCrash
Celebrate International Workers Day - May Day 2002
March 8: Celebrate International Women's Day

2001

Stop U.S. War in Afghanistan and the Middle East FRSO statement distributed at 9/29/01 anti-war protest
Stop U.S. Moves Toward War FRSO statement after the events of 9/11/01
Korea: U.S. Troops Out Now
Beat Back the Bush Attack

2000

Keep Up the Heat on the Elite! Stop the Repression! by FRSO National Executive Committee
Shake Up Democratic and Republican Conventions
Carry Forward the Spirit of Seattle

1999

U.S. Hands Off Colombia! Statement for a conference in Colombia against U.S. Intervention and in support of the national liberation movement for socialism.  November 1999.
End Police Terror by FRSO National Executive Committee
Celebrate May Day: International Workers' Day by FRSO Minnesota / Madison and Chicago Districts
Mayday Speech of FRSO National Political Secretary Steff Yorek : "The Future is Bright"
Jesse Ventura: Whose Corner Is He In? by FRSO Minnesota / Madison District

1998

The Economy, Crisis and the Shape of Things to Come by FRSO Minneapolis / Madison District

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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