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December 12, 2016 Sam Mayfield

As we all struggle to adjust to the reality of life in Trump's America, we at Toward Freedom renew our commitment to exposing global injustice, discrimination, and corporate greed. We will continue to bring you reports on indigenous and popular movements and on successful grassroots efforts to fight for economic justice, democratic reform and human dignity, as TF has done since 1952.

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Articles by Benjamin Dangl

February 12, 2016 Benjamin Dangl

Benjamin Dangl is the editor of Toward Freedom. He has worked as a journalist throughout Latin America for over a decade, and is the author, most recently, of Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America (AK Press). He teaches journalism at Champlain College and is a doctoral candidate in Latin American history at McGill University.

Below are the collected articles Dangl has written for Toward Freedom:

After Empowering the 1% and Impoverishing Millions, IMF Admits Neoliberalism a Failure

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Ten Good Things About the Not-So-Great Year 2015

January 2, 2016 Medea Benjamin

It would certainly be easy to do a piece about 10 horrible events from 2015, from the ongoing war in Syria and the refugee crisis, to the bombings in Beirut, Paris and San Bernardino, to the rise of Donald Trump and Islamophobia. But that wouldn’t be a very inspiring way to bid farewell to this year and usher in a new one. So let’s look at 10 reasons to feel better about 2015.

Through a Glass, Clearly: George Orwell as Poet

December 7, 2015 Kristian Williams

George Orwell is remembered as an essayist, a novelist, a cultural critic, and a critical socialist but not, generally speaking, as a poet. Yet he did write poetry -- nonsense poetry, political poetry, romantic and lyrical verse, even the odd limerick.

The Anarchist Impulse

August 18, 2015 Richard Swift

The other great historic alternative to capitalism has been anarchism. Often dismissed as a dirty word, its influence ebbs and flows but its libertarian principles remain profoundly influential.

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