Sam Friedman

Sam Friedman is longtime anti-Stalinist socialist and the author of Teamster Rank and File. He has written widely on the AIDS crisis and on Russia and Ukraine.

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Sam Friedman

Three Poems on Covid-19

Three poems on Covid-19 by Sam Friedman.

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Three Poems on COVID-19

Their investors made a killing All they wanted was to make a living, maybe enough for a vacation away from China, if that is where they lived when they got their loan whose cash traced back, back, bac…

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“Pillars” & “Survival,” Two Poems by Sam Friedman

Pillars Like a pillar of salt ground into the wounds of a world, Washington’s monument looms like a shade over Capital’s America.   As a child, I watched fireworks beneath its erection, watched r…

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The Crisis—October 6, 2018

How many rapists sit robed in our courts? How many abusers strut sated in Senates? How many centuries have prick-wielders reigned? How many lives have these ruling thugs ruined? Why should we respect…

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Dialectics against Die-electics: Three Poems

Summary: Three poems… – Editors

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What Happened in Ukraine?

As interviews with participants make clear, the Ukrainian Maidan movement was a political revolution. How can we avoid similar lost opportunities to create a revolutionary movement that can save human…

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The day when nobody knows (Greece, July 5, 2015)

    Today is the day of the referendum, the day when three-fifths of Greek voters said “No,” and nobody knows what Monday will bring, nor Tuesday, nor beyond. Will the capitalists and bureau…

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Two Poems on Revolution

1787 Although almost no one ponders France in 1787 when the King’s Wars transmuted gold-stuffed treasure-rooms into empty chambers echoing “Debt,” while barons and bishops said “Bah” to taxes and “Hum…

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Occupy Wall Street: The October 5 Demonstration

The October 5 demonstration in New York, when labor unions and community organizations came out to support Occupy Wall Street, produced one of the largest turnouts to date of the Occupy Wall Street mo…

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