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Harassment of women in the video games industry, on- and off-line, has reached new lows with the recent GamerGate campaign. Games developer Zoe Quinn was accused by her ex-partner of sleeping with journalists in exchange...

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Fight the Attacks of the Right: No Faith in the Democrats In the US media and popular culture it is increasingly common to see women shown in places of political and economic power. However, the...

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Women Fight Back!

November 4, 2014

“Yes Means Yes” Law – A Step Forward in Countering the Campus Rape Crisis By Genevieve Morse, Shop Steward, MTA UMass (personal capacity) In September, a bill was signed into law in California that overhauls...

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This article was originally published on Crosscut.com On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that for women, “it’s not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will actually...

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Growing Resistance to Violence Against Women There is a noticeable shift in the country. Women are increasingly refusing to accept violence directed against them. The protests against sexual assault at Columbia University, the huge outcry...

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“The NFL doesn’t have a Ray Rice problem; it has a violence against women problem.” – Terry O’Neill, president of the National Organization for Women. This quote came in response to the debate that erupted...

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On September 8th, 2014, the Seattle City Council voted in favor of a resolution that called on the federal government to repeal all bans on public coverage for abortion, like the Hyde Amendment. It also encourages further...

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It is 130 years since the publication of The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State, by Friedrich Engels. Long considered by Marxists an important text regarding the origin of women’s oppression, it...

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This summer’s Supreme Court rulings captured the outrage of millions as women’s rights took a brutal attack through three devastating rulings. The ‘Buffer Zone’ ruling struck down a Massachusetts law requiring protesters at abortion clinics...

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Recent Court Rulings Value Bigotry Over Women’s Rights In the past week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) presided over three historic setbacks for reproductive health care access as well as weakening home...

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