Sorry For The Inconvenience, This Is A Revolution

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

On 1 January, 5.5 million women formed a 620-kilometre wall across the length of the Indian state of Kerala (population 35 million). This was not like Donald Trump’s wall across the US-Mexico [...]

Single Moms Sucked Into the Cruelest Debtors’ Prison We’ve Ever Seen

By Nusrat Choudhury, ACLU -

Across the country, state and local governments are running modern-day debtors’ prisons that rip families apart because they cannot afford fines and fees owed to courts, including for traffic [...]

Kavanaugh Is The Wrong Nominee For Our Times

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The Kavanaugh confirmation process has been a missed opportunity for the United States to face up to many urgent issues on which the bi-partisans in Washington, DC are united and [...]

Protests Erupting Over Kavanaugh Nominations, Nationwide Walkout

By Dominique Mosbergen, Huffington Post -

Women’s rights organizations are urging people to take part in a national walkout on Monday to show support for the two women who have publicly accused Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s [...]

A Foreign Policy That Can Change Everything For Everyone

By Stacy Bannerman, Popular Resistance. -

We’re in the midst of an unprecedented social, political and environmental crisis that will require us to change everything. Including the one thing we won’t discuss: war. War is the [...]

Feminism And Revolution: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

By Julie Matthaei, Global Transition Initiative -

Since the stirring of “second wave” feminism a half-century ago, the movement has become progressively more inclusive and systemic. Early on, Marxist-feminists argued that true women’s liberation [...]

US Ranks As 10th Most Dangerous Country In World For Women

By Staff, Thomson Reuters Foundation -

The United States ranked as the 10th most dangerous country for women, the only Western nation to appear in the top 10. The United States shot up in the rankings after tying joint third with [...]

Zapatista’s ‘Women in Struggle’ Summit Sets Historical Precedent

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Thousands of women met in Zapatista territory against capitalist and patriarchal society. Thousands of women from all around the world met in Zapatista territory to participate in the first Women [...]

The Silenced #MeToo: War, Rape, & Racism

By Truthout Adoption Collective. -

For the last few months America has been having a conversation that is most often not welcome  at the dinner table or the nightly news. Multitudes of women and a few men have come forward to [...]

Charo Mina-Rojas Speaks At UN On Women, Peace & Security

By Staff, www.womenpeacesecurity.org -

By Working Group on Women, Peace and Security. New York, NY - This statement was made by Ms. Charo Mina-Rojas, a member of the human rights team of the Black Communities’ Process, the [...]

March For Racial Justice: Thousands Rally In DC

By John Zangas and Anne Meador, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas and Anne Meador for DC Media Group. Washington, DC - Tens of thousands marched for racial justice on Saturday, calling for racial equality, an end to police violence and white [...]

Saturday: March For Black Women

By Monica Busch, www.bustle.com -

By Monica Busch for Bustle. At the center of the March for Racial Justice, a civil rights demonstration that will take place in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Sept. 30, is the March For Black [...]

Saudi Women Behind The Wheel, But Not In Driver’s Seat

By Medea Benjamin, www.popularresistance.org -

By Medea Benjamin. It looks like 27 years of protesting, along with international pressure and government recognition that it needs more Saudi women in the workforce, has finally paid off. In [...]

The Creative Resistance Of Domestic Workers

By Rose Mahi, www.opendemocracy.net -

By Rose Mahi for Open Democracy. Many conditions play into the exploitation of migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Lebanon. Most of the time, MDWs are women, and some of us are illiterate. And at [...]

Why Were the Saudi Streets So Quiet?

By Medea Benjamin, www.popularresistance.org -

By Medea Benjamin. With the world’s media focused on President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, it’s curious that the streets of Riyadh were so empty. Unlike most of Trump’s public appearances, [...]