A Patriarchal Stereotype Sustains the Capitalist System: The “Inferior, Submissive Woman”
Gender violence is the direct result of the capitalist system’s patriarchal structure, which serves the exploitation and oppression upon which the system thrives.
Scilla Di PietroNovember 29, 2021
Pinkwashing: Why Big Corporations Drape Themselves in Rainbows
Large companies use non-discrimination programs, logos emblazoned with the pride flag, and LGBTQ+ and female directors to advocate for "inclusion" in a world where inequality is the norm.
Pablo HerónJune 8, 2021
Police Can’t Stop Gendered Violence — They Cause It
Liberals often argue, in response to calls to defund or abolish the police, that we need more cops to protect women against sexist violence. But police are a source of sexist violence, not a solution. An officer of London's Metropolitan Police killed Sarah Everard — and others attacked people who gathered to remember her.
Ezra BrainMarch 19, 2021
In Turkey, Seven Women Are On Trial for Playing “A Rapist in Your Way”
Seven women were arrested in Istanbul after performing the iconic dance "A Rapist in Your Way." The state prosecutor is pushing for sentences of up to two years in prison.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 19, 2019
Bad Medicine: Failings in Trans Healthcare
As companies broadcast hollow messages of support on Trans Remembrance Day, many working class LGBT+ people are unable to afford or access adequate healthcare due to high insurance rates and discriminatory medical practices. We need to fight for a truly universal healthcare system that prioritizes health and well-being over profit.
Signý A.November 20, 2019
Between the Myth and the Woman: Remembering Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo is widely considered one of the most famous painters in Latin America. On the 65th anniversary of her death, her unique body of work and enigmatic persona continue to mesmerize viewers, but the picture her works paint of her life tell a more complex story.
Madeleine FreemanJuly 13, 2019
Let’s Shut Down the Economy to Fight for Abortion Rights
Abortion is becoming illegal again. The best way to fight against these restrictive laws is mass mobilizations and strikes—not sex strikes, but strikes that grind the entire capitalist system to a halt.
Tatiana CozzarelliMay 17, 2019