Women Hold Up More Than Half The Sky

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

The farmers’ protests, which began in October 2020, are a sign of the clarity with which farmers have reacted to the agrarian crisis and to the three laws that will only deepen the crisis. No [...]

Indigenous Woman Monument To Replace Columbus Statue

By Indian Country Today. -

Mexico City — Christopher Columbus is getting kicked off Mexico City's most iconic boulevard. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced that the Columbus statue on the Paseo de la Reforma, often a [...]

The Draft Has Been Expanded To Women

By Edward Hasbrouck, The Practical Nomad. -

Today the House Armed Services Committee joined the Senate Armed Services Committee in voting 35-24 to expand registration for a possible military draft to include young women as well as young [...]

The Women Of The Warrior Met Strike

By Madeleine Freeman and Luigi Morris, Left Voice. -

Alabama - Just 40 miles to the west of where Amazon workers at the BHM1 facility in Bessemer, Alabama, were voting on whether to form a union, 1,100 mine workers at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood [...]

There Are So Many Lessons To Learn From Kerala

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Indian farmers and agricultural workers have crossed the hundred-day mark of their protest against the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They will not withdraw until the government [...]

The Many Burdens Of Women’s Work

By Chelsea Nash, Rabble.ca. -

My younger sister, 18, is in her first year of college studying marine navigation. She sees herself travelling the world one day, the captain of a cruise ship or similarly large [...]

Manifesto: Draft Proposal For The Founding Of The International Working Peoples Association, 1979

By Editors, Black Agenda Report. -

Lorenzo Kom’boa  Ervin is probably best known for Anarchism and the Black Revolution, a fifty-six page manifesto that was arguably the first work to systematically apply the principles and [...]

Venezuelan Women Endure The ‘Sanctions’ With Their Bodies

By Carmen Navas Reyes and Laura Franco, Internationalist 360. -

On February 20, the New York Times published an article titled “Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives.” This article attempts to distort reality, as it [...]

Testimonies From The Gloria Quintanilla Women’s Cooperative Of Nicaragua

By Friends of the ATC. -

When a group of campesinas in the community of Santa Julia, Nicaragua founded the Gloria Quintanilla Cooperative in 2008 with the Rural Workers’ Association (Asociación de Trabajadores del Campo [...]

Train A Woman To Farm, And The Community Will Eat

By Rita Otu, Organic Without Boundaries. -

There is no shame in farming, there is only shame in biting the hand that feeds you. Farmers for a long time have been looked down upon and yet they are an essential group. Constantly working [...]

World Misses 2020 Biodiversity Goals

By Chloé Farand, Climate Change News. -

A draft version of the fifth edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook, seen by Climate Home News, reported that none of the 20 Aichi biodiversity targets set in Japan in 2010 have been fully [...]

Is Movement Journalism Needed During Reckoning Over Race And Inequality?

By Tina Vasquez, Nieman Reports. -

Last summer I found myself at the M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge in Jackson, Mississippi. Considered “the epicenter of the civil rights movement,” the well-worn building was once the training site for [...]

Family Of Murdered Army Specialist Accuses The Army Of A Cover-up

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

Violence against women in the military and at Fort Hood has been going on for a very long time. Twelve years ago, in 2008, I wrote an article “Is There an Army Cover-Up of Rape and Murder of [...]

Three Populists And Three Women

By Thomas Klikauer and Nadine Campbell, Counterpunch. -

Looking at the total Covid-19/Coronavirus global death statistics on Saturday, 13 June 2020, three things become noticeable. The first remarkable issue is that Donald Trump’s USA has just [...]

Four Reasons To Ditch The Draft

By Rivera Sun, World Beyond War. -

There’s a bill before Congress to expand the military draft to women. It’s a terrible idea. Here are four reasons why: It’s not about “equality.” Some say drafting women is only fair; after [...]