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 [...]

The Feminist Spring And The Patriarchal Counter-Offensive

By Irene León, Digital Magazine Humanidad en Red Translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

One of the most relevant contemporary political events is the positioning of feminism as a transforming force of global scope, achieved both by its contributions to the mobilization of ideas to [...]

When Fear Became Fury: Mexican Women Shake Society

By Arturo Rodriguez, Marxist.com -

Every day, 10 women are murdered on average in Mexico. Yet open violence is only the tip of the iceberg. Mexican women face constant harassment, discrimination and humiliation at home, in the [...]

I’m A Proud Abortion Provider. Here’s Why. 

By Sunoz Soroosh, Rewire.news -

I feel that every day is National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers because of the immense appreciation I receive from my patients, day in and day out. A podcast about pregnancy and drug [...]

Women Protesting India’s Anti-Muslim Citizenship Law Are Undeterred By Violence

By Mehk Chakraborty, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Starting in the early morning of Feb. 24, sectarian violence between Hindus and Muslims broke out in several neighborhoods in northeast New Delhi — all while Donald Trump was on a visit to India. [...]

Over 3500 Landless Women To Occupy Brasilia At 1st National MST Women’s Meeting

By Staff, Brasil de Fato -

With the motto, “Women in the Struggle: Sowing Resistance”, around 3500 women will occupy Brasilia, between the 5th and 9th of March, during the 1st National Landless Women’s Meeting. This is the [...]

Women Protest Around The World For Equality And Ending Violence And Exploitation

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

The first National Woman's Day was observed in the United States on February 28, 1909, organized by the Socialist Party of America, to honor the 1908 garment workers' strike in New [...]

Women Confront Ugly Harassment At Beauty Products Plant

By Bianca Cunningham, Truthout.org -

At a lotion factory outside Chicago, workers endured years of sexual harassment, coercion, gender and racial discrimination, and unsafe working conditions. Last year the women at Voyant Beauty [...]

Women Are The Face Of Mohawk Resistance

By Christopher Curtis, Montreal Gazette. -

Kanesatake — Brigitte Rice had been on her feet for 24 hours by Tuesday morning, hoisting the Warrior flag in one hand and using the other to slow traffic into Mohawk territory. She came to [...]