The Fine Print of “Representation Matters”
We tend to celebrate diversity and representation in a racist-capitalist system as a sign of progress. We often fail, however, to examine how it is frequently weaponized to maintain the status-quo and oppress the very people it is supposed to uplift.
Adnan AhmedNovember 22, 2020
Socialist Revolution, Women’s Liberation, and the Withering Away of the Family
Some say that Marxism is only interested in economic problems and ignores oppression. But the Russian Revolution showed how Marxists tried to end women's oppression by socializing reproductive work. They believed relationships should be based exclusively on love, not social coercion.
Tatiana CozzarelliMay 19, 2020
Joe Biden, Tara Reade and the Farce of Liberal Feminism
Tara Reade's credible sexual assault accusation against Joe Biden has been ignored by the media and by the DNC. Liberal feminists have rushed to Biden's rescue without hesitation. What does this tell us about feminism, the Democratic Party, and the "lesser evil" strategy?
Tatiana CozzarelliMay 14, 2020
Women Across Europe Mobilize Against Gender-Based Violence and Neoliberalism
Hundreds of thousands of women across Europe participated in demonstrations against violence and economic oppression for International Women’s Day this year. These demonstrations took place in the context of incredible class struggle underway across the continent. Many of the mobilizations were subject to severe repression by the police, who fight to uphold the sexist and violent institutions of the state.
Madeleine FreemanMarch 10, 2020
Over a Million Mobilize for International Women’s Day in Latin America
Millions across Latin America took the streets on March 8 for International Women's Day. All over, the message was clear: women want an end to all violence and oppression.
Sou MiMarch 10, 2020
Catalan Labor Union Calls Strike on International Women’s Day
The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) in Catalonia has called for a 24-hour strike on International Women’s Day, March 8.
IzquierdaDiario.esMarch 3, 2020
Trump’s Far Right State of the Union: Red Baiting, Xenophobia and Imperialism
The State of the Union speech was a right-wing circus, often applauded by the Democrats. Here are just a few of the worst ideas put forward.
Maria AurelioFebruary 5, 2020
Women Worldwide Protest Against Sexual Assault
"A Rapist in Your Way" (Un violador en tu camino) is a feminist outcry against sexual assault and the violence of the state against women protesters. Originating in Chile, where people are rising up against austerity and the repressive Piñera government, this performance piece has been adopted by protesters worldwide.
Julia WallaceDecember 24, 2019
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