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A chill went was sent down the spines of millions of Americans, women in particular, when Anthony Kennedy announced his resignation from the Supreme Court in June. This acute fear is due to the prospect...

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Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) reporters The referendum to scrap the ban on abortion was easily passed with 66.4% to 33.6% on a turnout of over 64%, the highest ever for a referendum in Ireland....

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Weizmann Hamilton, Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) Executive Committee member, South Africa With the passing of Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela, the African National Congress lost arguably the most beloved and certainly one of the greatest of...

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Editorial from the latest issue of Socialist Alternative, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) The outcome of the Belfast rape trial saw an explosion of spontaneous demonstrations in every major city in Ireland...

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The threat of a bill banning abortion in cases of fetal malformation has been suddenly put into effect by the right-wing PiS (Law and Justice) dominated Sejm (parliament). This met with an angry demonstration of...

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On October 3, 2016, the Polish government’s attempt at a total ban on abortion provoked a “women’s strike” with up to 120,000 demonstrators in the streets of Polish cities. This event inspired women’s rights activists...

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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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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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