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Thanks to the collective outrage and solidarity expressed by millions in the #MeToo campaign, there has been an important shift in how sexual harassment and sexual assault are viewed and dealt with; at least when...

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In mid-December, the abortion rights movement in Ireland scored a massive victory when a parliamentary committee recommended repealing the current ban on abortion in Ireland and allowing for unrestricted abortion up to the twelfth week...

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Hace unos meses interrumpieron en los grandes medios de comunicación las detalladas acusaciones de acoso sexual cometidas por el famoso productor de cine estadounidense Harvey Weinstein. Las actrices, de forma valiente, se levantaron contra esta...

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Just a few months ago, detailed allegations of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment first broke into the mainstream media. Courageous actresses took a stand against a powerful figure within a multi-billion dollar industry that normalizes sexism....

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Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party member and Solidarity TD (member of parliament) Parliamentary committee recommends unrestricted abortion rights up to 12 weeks’ pregnancy In a landmark decision in Ireland, a special parliamentary committee has recommended unrestricted...

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Angelina Jolie. Gwyneth Paltrow. Lupita Nyong’o. Ashley Judd. Did any women who worked under Harvey Weinstein not get attacked? Many of the millions or possibly tens of millions of women posting #MeToo on social media,...

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Originally published by the Socialist Party of England and Wales. In the film Men in Black the eponymous characters press a button and erase your memory. Reading the obituaries about the death of Playboy founder...

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On the 5th of July, Donald Trump made his first official visit to Poland, a country currently ruled by a far-right government. Like the Trump administration, the Polish government of the Law and Justice Party...

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Christine Thomas, first published (extracts) in Socialism Today (March 2003), monthly magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales), and fully online at http://www.socialismtoday.org/73/kollontai.html. As a new generation of women move into struggle, Christine...

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Brazil Jane Barros It is no exaggeration to say that the commemorations of March 8 in Brazil were the biggest in the recent period. This reflects the growth of resistance against the illegitimate government of...

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