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Eleanor Marx played a pivotal role in the mass strikes in the East End of London in the 19th century and campaigned for a mass workers’ party. She was to the forefront of the struggle...

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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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Time to Build a Powerful Movement for Equality The misogynistic massacre of Santa Barbara, California is yet another horrific expression of a society that is based on the constant oppression of women. However, this expression of...

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Fighting austerity and oppression world-wide Clare Doyle (Committee for a Workers’ International) For more than a century, 8 March has been known as International Women’s Day – the day to commemorate and celebrate the struggles...

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Raising the minimum wage is actually a women’s rights issue. This year’s celebration of International Women’s Day would be incomplete without contextualizing it within the ongoing minimum wage battles across the U.S....

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Violence against women is at the forefront of the discussion on fighting for women’s rights internationally and the center of growing awareness and outrage in society about sexism. This outrage comes in the midst of...

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Grace McGee, Mobile, Alabama “Young women need to know that abortion rights and abortion access are not presents bestowed or retracted by powerful men (or women) – presidents, Supreme Court justices, legislators, lobbyists – but...

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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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