Celeste is a leader of the Socialist Workers' Party (PTS) and a founder of the women's group Pan y Rosas (Bread and Roses) in Argentina. She is a host of the radio program El Círculo Rojo where she focusses on culture and gender.
How the Right Wing Uses ‘Feminism’ for Its Own Purposes
On the global political stage, there is a growing presence of right-wing women leaders like Italy’s new prime minister, Giorgia Meloni. This demonstrates how the Right exploits “feminism” for its own purposes.
Celeste MurilloOctober 26, 2022
Why We Wear Green Bandanas for Abortion Rights
The green bandana has become a symbol of the movement for safe, legal, and free abortion. Here, an Argentinian feminist explains its origins.
Celeste MurilloMay 18, 2022
Eleanor Marx: A Punk in the 19th Century
Eleanor Marx, the youngest daughter of Karl Marx and herself a socialist activist, was born on this day in 1855. A citizen of the world, she resonated with Shelley and Ibsen and participated in the main theoretical and political debates of her time.
Celeste MurilloJanuary 16, 2022
Our Bodies, Our Bosses’ Choice: Supreme Court Allows Employers to Limit Reproductive Rights
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Donald Trump and of companies, giving them the right to deny contraception to workers.
Celeste MurilloJuly 10, 2020
Chilean Protesters Report Beatings and Sexual Assault By Military and Riot Police
**Trigger Warning** As mobilizations against the government continue in Chile, reports are surfacing of violence and sexual abuse against women involved in the protests.
Celeste MurilloOctober 24, 2019
Feminism for the 99%: A Debate about Strategy
At the beginning of 2018, U.S. based activists and intellectuals* called for the construction of a “feminism for the 99%.” This idea, inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement of 2011, gave shape to the manifesto signed by Nancy Fraser, Cinzia Arruzza and Tithi Bhattacharya, which appeared on March 8 of this year. We publish some reflections on the new wave of feminism and the anti-capitalist perspective proposed by its authors. 
Celeste MurilloAugust 20, 2019
In a World Full of Crisis, the Women’s Movement Prepares to Take the Streets
Protests, marches and strikes for International Women’s Day are being organized in a world marked by pronounced divisions.
Celeste MurilloMarch 8, 2019
Producing and Reproducing: Capitalism’s Dual Oppression of Women
The feminist movement has reemerged on a world scale, and the debate over how patriarchy and capitalism are related is once again on the agenda.
Celeste MurilloSeptember 11, 2018
Our Feminism Must be Anti-Capitalist
As preparations for the International Women’s Strike are underway in countries around the world, what strategy and what principles must feminism stand for?
Celeste MurilloFebruary 27, 2018
The Failure of Liberal Feminism in the Trump Era
The restrictions imposed by the new administration on the right to choose and the promise of new attacks raise the question of how to defend women’s rights in the Trump era.
Celeste MurilloFebruary 6, 2017
Sanders and the Unions Support Trump Measures
This week, Sanders the “socialist” praised Trump’s executive order to withdraw the United States from the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) and received praise from the union bureaucracy.
Celeste MurilloJanuary 27, 2017
The Women’s March and the Democratic Party Trap
The Women's March wants to organize the rage against Trump into a domesticated opposition.
Celeste MurilloJanuary 22, 2017
Does Bernie Sanders Represent the U.S. Left?
Growing international discontent with the political caste system has found its way to the United States. There, though a far cry from the political earthquakes that have shaken several countries in Europe, the alarm bells are still sounding. What challenges do the left face in light of the Bernie Sanders phenomenon?
Celeste MurilloNovember 11, 2015
The Left and the Working Class: is it possible to reconstruct the strategic dialogue?
The organizing taking place among precarious sectors of the U.S. working class is generating accommodations on the part of a discredited union bureaucracy. For the first time in decades, left groups are part of the debate.
Celeste MurilloAugust 11, 2015
Oaxaca teachers resist government attacks
An executive order by the Governor of Oaxaca disbanded the State Public Education Institute of Oaxaca (IEEPO) as part of an effort to weaken teachers' protests. Teachers from Section 22 of the dissident CNTE (National Committee of Education Workers) have announced that they will fight back.
Celeste MurilloJuly 22, 2015
Tsipras’ capitulation and the general strike against the agreement
Despite the resounding NO at the referendum last July 5, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accepted the demands made by the Troika. A new austerity package is on the way. Syriza has ignored the people's mandate. The call for a general strike by the public workers federation will pose the first challenge to the government.
Celeste MurilloJuly 14, 2015
Cuba-US relations: Embassies, Flags and Big Business
Cuba and the US agreed on the formal restoration of full diplomatic relations and also announced the reopening of embassies in both countries at the end of the month.
Celeste MurilloJuly 2, 2015
Peace missions? Denounces of abuse and prostitution against “Blue Helmets”
A recent study from the UN confirms the accusations made years ago by left and feminist organizations: troops abuse of women and young girls and offer food and money in exchange for sex.
Celeste MurilloJune 26, 2015
Tsipras’ capitulation and the crisis of Syriza
After five months of negotiations, Syriza agreed with the European Union (EU) governments on several proposed cuts last Monday. These agreements look to secure the last phase of the 7.2 billion euro bailout, and prevent the country’s bankruptcy.
Celeste MurilloJune 25, 2015
ARGENTINA: Successful election for the Left and Workers’ Front
Noelia Barbeito, a 33 year-old teacher and a member of the Socialist Workers Party (Partido de los Trabajodores Socialistas, PTS) representing the Left and Workers' Front obtained 10,39 % of the votes in the gubernatorial race in Mendoza province on Sunday. The coalition headed by the center-right Radical Party (UCR) defeated Kirchnerist candidate and other opposition parties to win the election.
Celeste MurilloJune 22, 2015