Thousands Of Brazilians Shout ‘Bolsonaro Never Again!’

By Telesur English. -

On Saturday, thousands of Brazilians took to the streets to demand the removal of President Jair Bolsonaro, who is being investigated by the Supreme Court for crimes related to the dissemination [...]

Women’s Struggle In Nicaragua: From Liberation Fighters To Building An Alternative Society

By Erika Takeo And Rohan Rice, People's Dispatch. -

According to the Global Gender Gap Index, the Central American country of Nicaragua currently places twelfth in the world for gender parity, above the likes of France, the United Kingdom, and the [...]

How Feminists Can Support Afghan Women Living Under The Taliban

By Medea Benjamin And Ariel Gold, Jacobin. -

Since the Taliban took control of Kabul and Afghanistan’s central government on August 15, efforts to support Afghan women have become extremely challenging. According to some prominent US [...]

Mexico Court Says Criminalising Abortion Unconstitutional

By Aljazeera. -

Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled that it is unconstitutional to penalise abortion, a major victory for women’s health and reproductive rights that comes amid a “green wave” of abortion [...]

For A Workers’ Olympics!

By Nathaniel Flakin, Left Voice. -

We need a Workers’ Olympics as an alternative to the bourgeois Olympics! This might sound like an empty slogan, but the International Workers’ Olympiads took place from 1921 to 1937. The workers’ [...]

Women Everywhere In The World Are Squeezed Into A Tight Corner

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

In 1995, the delegates elected Chen Muhua (1921-2011) as the president of the UN World Conference on Women. In 1938, Chen went to Yan’an to join the communist revolution, studying at Kàngda and [...]

Women’s Rights In Nicaragua Under Attack From An Unlikely Source

By John Perry, Popular Resistance. -

Gioconda Belli, the Nicaraguan writer perhaps best known for her autobiography The Country Under My Skin, has been described as ‘an icon of Latin American feminist literature’. She spoke recently [...]

Migrant Worker Women Submit First Petition Against The US Under USMCA

By the Center for Migrant Rights. -

Maritza Perez and Adareli Ponce have filed the first-ever petition against the U.S. under the USMCA in a pivotal moment for the fight to end gender discrimination against migrant worker women on [...]

Abortion Ban Repealed In New Mexico After Years Of Struggle

By Kuveni Scanlan, Liberation News. -

Radical and progressive activists recently led the way to an important victory for working-class women in New Mexico. For the past three years, several organizations in New Mexico, including the [...]

March 8: Day Of Revolutionary And Working Women, Not Queens And Exploiters

By Cecilia Zamudio, Resumen English. -

On the 8th of March, we commemorate working women, revolutionary women. Clara Zetkin, later a founder of the German Communist Party, proposed the commemoration in a conference of socialist women [...]

The Activist Roots Of Black Feminist Theory

By Linda Burnham, Organizing Upgrade. -

The idea that race, class and gender are interrelated dynamics of power and oppression has gained sufficient currency in the academic world to go by the shorthand “intersectionality,” or [...]

Abuses In Palm Oil Fields Linked To Top Beauty Brands

By Margie Mason and Robin McDowell, AP News. -

Sumatra, Indonesia - With his hand clamped tightly over her mouth, she could not scream, the 16-year-old girl recalls – and no one was around to hear her anyway. She describes how her boss raped [...]

How To Remember A Feminist Movement That Hasn’t Ended

By Erin L. Thompson, Tom Dispatch. -

Increasing outrage from critics over what the New York Times’ Brent Staples called the monument’s “lily-white version of history.” The proposed monument, wrote another critic in a similar vein, [...]

Work In The Time Of COVID-19

By Rebecca Gordon, Tom Dispatch. -

In two weeks, my partner and I were supposed to leave San Francisco for Reno, Nevada, where we’d be spending the next three months focused on the 2020 presidential election. As we did in 2018, [...]

Philly Marches For ‘Justicia Para Vanessa!’

By Joe Piette, Workers.org. -

Over 100 people, predominantly Mexican-American and young, marched in Philadelphia on July 12 to demand justice for Pfc. Vanessa Guillén. The protest was organized by JUNTOS and Lazos America [...]