The Socialist Position On Reproductive Rights: Why Is This Even a Question?
From Nancy Pelosi to Tim Kaine, the Democratic Party has a long history of compromising on abortion rights in an effort to curry favor with religious “moderates.” Is it too much to ask that the socialist left hold firm?
Jamie PeckMarch 27, 2018
The Struggle for Abortion Rights in Ireland
Women in Ireland still do not have the right to an abortion and the Catholic church continues to hold a central role in political life. What is the struggle for abortion rights like in Ireland and how does reformism weaken the struggle?
J. McAnultyDecember 7, 2016
Thousands Protest Against the Right Wing and for the Right to Choose!
On Wednesday, October 29, over 3,000 people gathered in the streets of Rio de Janeiro to protest PL 5069, a law that further criminalizes abortion in Brazil. There, protesters denounced the conservative right wing and called for women's right to abortion.
Tatiana CozzarelliNovember 5, 2015
Sixty-Five Thousand Strong at National Women’s Meeting
On October 10-12, the 30th annual National Women's Meeting (Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres) took place in the coastal city of Mar del Plata, Argentina. There, the Left and the Workers’ Front (FIT) joined Pan y Rosas, a national women's organization advanced by the PTS with sister organizations in Uruguay, Mexico, Brazil and Spain.
Gloria GrinbergOctober 23, 2015
Thousands protest in Berlin for the right to choose
Last Saturday, the reactionary "March for Life" took place in Berlin. At the same time, several thousand counter-protesters took to the streets calling for an unrestricted right to abortion and for sexual self-determination.
Oskar HuberSeptember 24, 2015
The Pope announced that the Catholic Church will 'forgive' those women who have had abortions - a grave sin in Catholic dogma - if they show themselves truly 'wholeheartedly repentant'. The news has made world headlines but does little to alter the fundamentally reactionary and mysoginist stance of the Church.
Left VoiceSeptember 16, 2015