20/03/2017 - After the bigger and more widespread mobilizations around an internationally coordinated call this 8 March, International Women’s Day, than have been seen for many years, Penelope Duggan from International Viewpoint spoke to Cinzia Arruzza, one of the organizers of the US Women’s Strike and a (...)
18/03/2017 - The third season of the cult show BoJack Horseman came out on Netflix in July. Many consider it a satire of the narcissistic world of Hollywood. But in reality, producer Raphael Bob-Waksberg has created a unique work of art about depression – using some of Brecht's tools.
17/03/2017 - On the afternoon on March 15th, all major Brazilian cities were shaken by major protests against proposed cuts to retirement benefits and a loosening of labor regulations. The day began with workers from various sectors, namely transit workers and teachers, uniting in a massive work stoppage (...)
17/03/2017 - The teachers are at the forefront of a growing struggle against austerity measures, layoffs and inflation.
14/03/2017 - Suzanne Mintz is a nurse at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland. Since February 2016, she has been organizing with other nurses to form a union.
12/03/2017 - At two different demonstrations on Wednesday, ten thousand people came onto the streets of Berlin in defense of women's rights. Their goal was to combine anti-sexist and anti-racist struggles. Striking workers were also present.
09/03/2017 - In Mexico City, 10,000 women took to the streets on Wednesday as park of the International Women's Strike. The socialist women's organization "Pan y Rosas" (Bread and Roses) organized a block of 300 workers and youth.
09/03/2017 - The conservative government of Spain has set in motion plans to scrap the current port labor system, which would force over six thousand dockworkers to be laid off over four years. In response, Spanish dockworkers’ unions have launched a round of strikes that will begin on March 10. That day (...)
09/03/2017 - On March 8, thousands of women around the world took to the streets and went on strike. What is International Women's Day and where did it come from?
09/03/2017 - Over six thousand Spanish dockworkers could be made redundant if the Spanish government abides by the demands of the European Commission to scrap the country’s current port labor system.
08/03/2017 - International Women’s Day (previously known as International Working Women’s Day) was created by socialists to commemorate the women garment workers’ strike in 1908. These two aspects of March 8 — workers’ mobilizations and socialism — must be forcefully taken up in the Trump era.
08/03/2017 - Guest Artists: Brazilian Electronic Duo NU Launches a Call for the Rebirth of Lilith on March 8.
07/03/2017 - Left Voice interviews Mexican socialist, Joss Espinoza. She is a student at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and an activist in the socialist women's organization "Pan y Rosas" (Bread and Roses).
06/03/2017 - Chapel Hill-Carrboro, a North Carolina School District and Alexandria Public Schools (Alexandria, VA) recently put out school closure statements because so many teachers called out for the International Women's Strike.
06/03/2017 - Teachers vote a work stoppage on March 8, International Women's Day.
05/03/2017 - This is the last of three articles by Anna Malyukova about her memories of the Soviet Union, where she grew up and lived. Anna’s account is not a detached political analysis of the situation in the former Soviet Union but rather a story of her personal experiences, which illustrate the deep (...)
02/03/2017 - Could cops help immigrants resist the ICE? Or does this demand only create illusions in a deeply racist institution? A debate with Socialist Alternative.
01/03/2017 - The authors critically review a Left Caucus statement after Keith Ellison’s defeat