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Abortion Rights

Solidarity to the Defiant! A Thank You to the Argentine Abortion Rights Movement

Julia Wallace from Los Angeles reflects on the historic accomplishment of the Argentine women's movement, which is now a step closer to legalizing abortion.

Julia Wallace

June 15, 2018

[VIDEO] Historic step towards legalising abortion in Argentina

Despite the massive social and political weight of the Catholic Church, this morning the House of Representatives voted 129-125 to legalize abortion. Now, the vote will go to the Senate.

Left Voice

June 14, 2018

Argentina to Vote on Abortion Legalization Amid Mobilizations, School Occupations

On Wednesday, Argentina is set to vote on the legalization of abortion amidst massive mobilizations and high school occupations.

Gloria Grinberg

June 12, 2018

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 Peck

March 27, 2018

The Battle for Reproductive Justice Is up to Us

Support from the Trump administration has emboldened anti-abortion activists, who have increased in both numbers and in the severity of their tactics.

Kate Castle

March 8, 2018

Trump Signs Executive Order Against Abortion

Donald Trump denied funding to organizations that carry out or provide counseling for abortions abroad, thus reviving what has been a Republican policy since 1980.

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. McAnulty

December 7, 2016

Argentina Rises Against Gender Violence

Hundreds of thousands mobilize in Argentina against femicide and violence against women.

The Patriarchal Mandate is Written in Blood

The abominable regularity of femicide. Expropriation of sexual autonomy and commodification of women. Feminization of poverty and job insecurity. The right to a life free of violence.

Andrea D'Atri

February 3, 2016