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Even though less than one third of voters actually turned out for Bush last November, the Democratic Party has taken his victory as a sign that America in general is moving to the right. To...

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The religious right has declared war on women and our reproductive rights. With Bush reelected, the Republicans’ grip on Congress strengthened, and same-sex marriage bans passed in 11 states, the November election has emboldened the...

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In September, Socialist Alternative sponsored a nation-wide speaking tour by Elin Gauffin, a Swedish socialist-feminist activist. Gauffin is a leading member of the Socialist Justice Party (Rätttvisepartiet Socialisterna), Socialist Alternative’s sister organization in Sweden. In...

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Many people know that we still have a long way to go to achieve workplace equality in the U.S. But what many do not realize is that the problem is getting worse, not better. Despite...

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“There’s nothing wrong with me the way I am. However, when I look in the mirror I see a FAT girl named Jennifer. Not ever good enough or right enough or pretty enough.” (www.eating.ucdavis.edu) That’s...

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The women’s liberation movement of the 1960s and ’70s reached its peak when women won the right to choose an abortion and the Supreme Court legalized the procedure in the 1973 Roe v. Wade case....

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With George W. Bush in the White House, women’s right to choose is under severe attack. Never has it been clearer that we need to take urgent action to defend our hard won rights. The...

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“We would not have succeeded in our mission if we found that, after we set up a new government in Iraq, women in any way are not allowed to participate fully in the society with...

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Last year we celebrated the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the mass grassroots movement that forced the Supreme Court to legalize a woman’s right to a safe abortion. This right is a vital...

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Martha Root, Massachusetts Nurses Association District 5, SEIU Local 2020 With the Democratic primary elections approaching and Bush attempting to undermine women’s rights, many argue that women would be much better off if voters replaced...

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