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Hannah Sell, CWI International Secretariat When the twenty first century dawned young women in the US and much of Europe were being told that equality was within their grasp. They didn’t need feminism because capitalism...

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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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The powerful and immediate show of mass resistance to Trump, along with his slump in the polls, has left no doubt that the new administration’s sexist and racist agenda has no mandate. It was no...

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The disgusting tape of Donald Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women became the most talked-about issue in the entire 2016 election cycle within 48 hours. It further spiraled Trump into what CNN called “the worst...

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In spite of all the important steps forward, there remains widespread oppression of women across the globe. This can be seen at its most extreme in societies where women are categorised as second class, and...

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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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Organise democratic defence committees to repel attacks and kick out CY Leung’s government! Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) On Friday, October 3rd, with protests ranks dipping after six days of occupations, standoffs with police,...

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By Meghan Shea, New York Cecily McMillan, a 25-year-old activist with Occupy Wall Street, was convicted of assault on a police officer in New York City Criminal Court on May 5 and sentenced to three...

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In the United States military, fighting wars abroad is the soldier’s primary duty. However, recent scandals within the military have exposed a different type of war in which service men have been increasingly engaging: the...

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Towards a new turn? On the world stage, the case of Julian Assange is about U.S. imperialism’s need to punish WikiLeaks. There is no doubt that the Swedish state and the government would be happy...

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