‘New Philadelphia’ leaves workers behind – A socialist response to the 76ers stadium proposal

On July 21, the ownership of the Philadelphia 76ers unveiled a new $1.3 billion plan to construct a new arena for the team. The proposed arena — 76 Place — would be in Center City at 10th and Market Street.  The 76ers are partnering with David Adelman, the billionaire CEO of Campus Apartments. This partnership […]

PA far right pushes crackdown on abortion, voting rights in a single package

Originally Published in Liberation News, the newspaper of the Party for Socialism and Liberation On July 8, the the Pennsylvania Senate and House passed Senate Bill 106, a package of state constitutional amendments that would add language specifying that “there is no right to abortion” in the state. The amendment would not immediately make abortion […]

Stop displacing Black communities! Save the UC Townhomes!

On March 19th, members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation gathered with hundreds of others in West Philly for a block party hosted by the Save UC Townhomes Coalition. A strong, diverse turnout of students, elders, educators, longtime residents of the Black Bottom, organizations, public officials, musicians, and other neighbors showed out in solidarity […]

International Working Women’s Day 2022

Join us this Sunday at noon as we commemorate International Working Women’s Day! We will watch live and video performances, listen to speeches from community members, and enjoy food. Throughout history, women around the world have led militant movements in the streets to fight against poverty, racism, and war. Let’s continue that legacy today in […]

Tenants’ Rights Under Attack in West Philadelphia — An Interview with Asantewaa Nkrumah-Ture

Last Tuesday on February 8th, Philly Liberation Center volunteers interviewed Asantewaa Nkrumah-Ture, west Philly resident and community organizer, who is currently undergoing an eviction attempt by the new owner of her house by means of violent intimidation. Asantewaa was given a 30-day notice to vacate her home by the original owner in early February, and […]

Revolutionary Arts: Free Art Class on Revolutionary People & Movements for 2nd – 8th Graders

Join us this Saturday, February 19th for a free Revolutionary Arts workshop for 2nd to 8th graders hosted by Philadelphia poet and artist LindoYes! Art supplies and food will be provided, and the workshop will focus on revolutionary themes and people’s history. The workshop will be held at 54 W Maplewood Mall in Germantown, 11am-1pm, […]

For All of Us: Fighting for Black & Palestinian Liberation

Over the past few weeks and all over the world we have seen an incredible outpouring of support for the Palestinian resistance in the name of solidarity and anti-imperialism. Here in the United States, through the mainstream media and the so-called “education” we receive, we have been forcefed years of Pro-Zionist, anti-Palestinian, and anti-Muslim propaganda. […]

Colombian State Terrorism: Made in the USA

A two-day strike planned in Colombia at the end of April to reject an oppressive tax reform has turned into more than a month-long nationwide protest, capturing the attention and solidarity of the world. The United States is the main supporter of the repressive Colombian government. It is the duty of those of us in […]

We Take Care of Us! The Unity & Survival Program

Philly members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation along with Philly Liberation Center volunteers and local block captains have been building the Unity and Survival grocery delivery program for over a year.  Over 100,000 meals have been delivered to working class families throughout Philadelphia and volunteers help other organizations carry out their own serve […]

Rule of the Rich: How a Tiny Class of Ultra-Wealthy Landlords Dominates the Philly Working Class

PHILADELPHIA — In the wake of a year of massive economic downturn coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic, Philadelphia’s largest and most powerful landlords have the most to gain — all at the expense of the Philadelphia working class. A Rapidly Changing City Philadelphia has been changing quickly in recent years, with crises of gentrification, unemployment, […]