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Women, Revolution, and Counter-Revolution in Syria - by Steven Argue
[Photo: female Commander Engizek who leads a combat brigade of the Committees for the Protection of the Kurdish People (YPG) in Syrian Kurdistan. The brigade under her command is 20 percent women. Lebanon Daily Star, 22 April 2013.]
Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 7:01AM
American Courtesans: Our Unsung Healers - by Natalie Mills, LMFT
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, central to my work is my mission to provide education and awareness of the value of sex work and the need for equal rights and protection for our sex workers to my professional and surrounding communities. Although there is a great need for educational material relevant to practitioners in my field, resources are rare, so I am eager to introduce a new film, American Courtesans, an invaluable resource for therapists, clients, sex workers, as well as...
Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 1:29AM
International Women's Day in the Philippines - by APL, Akbayan, PM
Women groups hail ‘triple wins,’ but warn of complacency
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:37PM
Israeli Violence on International Women's Day - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Mar 9, 2013 11:22PM
2013 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) (Full Text) - by Edward Campbell Media
Made law on International Womens Day, March 8, 2013.
Posted: Sat Mar 9, 2013 7:16AM
For Women’s Liberation through Socialist Revolution! - by Steven Argue
International Women’s Day was started in New York in 1908 when women garment workers struck and 15,000 people marched through the streets demanding “For an eight hour day!”, “For the end of child labor!” and “For equal suffrage for women!” In subsequent years, the Socialist Party of America and the Socialist International started International Women’s Day in commemoration of the strike and demanding women’s liberation. By 1913, despite heavy tsarist repression, the Bolshev...
Posted: Fri Mar 8, 2013 12:04PM
Oprah at Harvard - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Mar 8, 2013 9:21AM
Training a new generation of corporate apologists? The Munk School and the Globe and Mail - by ProtestBarrick
What's behind the Globe and Mail's love affair with Barrick Gold?
Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:27AM
Forced Sterilizations, Racist Terror, and the Native American Uprising of 1972-1973 - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Native American rancher, Raymond Yellow Thunder, in 1972 was attacked by racists, stripped from the waste down, and forced into an American Legion bar where people made fun of him, forced him to dance, and put cigarettes out on him. Raymond was then taken out back, beaten nearly to his death, and stuffed into the trunk of a car where he died. Before AIM became involved, two of the white murderers of Raymond Yellow Thunder, Melvin and Leslie Hare, were charged with assault and batter...
Posted: Sun Feb 3, 2013 2:49PM
Women’s rights: Turning point in India, triumph in Manila - by Walden Bello
Women’s rights have been in the forefront of international concern over the last few weeks.
Posted: Thu Jan 3, 2013 3:09AM
Interview with Meditation & Spirituality Teacher Spring Washam (audio/mpeg 14.2MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Spring Washam, cofounder of East Bay Meditation Center and teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, talks about her work making mediatation accessible to women of color, LBT and low-income women. Audio: 15:29
Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:06PM
Male Violence, Militarism and Mass Killings (audio/mpeg 28.8MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
A discussion with authors and activists Elana Dykewomon, Kathleen Barry and Judith Mirkinson about unexplored dimensions of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Audio: 31:26
Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:40PM
Make Your Own Gifts at Oakland Makerspace Winter Make-a-Thon (audio/mpeg 7.2MB) - by kpfa women's magazine
Kate Raphael of KPFA Women's Magazine talks with Jen-Mei Wu, one of the founders of Liberating Ourselves Locally, East Oakland's women- and people-of-color led maker space.
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2012 2:21PM
Members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot seek justice, face worsening prison conditions (audio/mpeg 71.8MB) - by DJ Rubble
Hear close to 40 minutes of music, European media reports, and interviews with band members. Two of the three women band members were jailed after playing an anti-Putin protest song in a Cathedral then posting it on You Tube. The charges were for “hoolidanism“ motivated by religious hatred. The performance was intended to highlight close ties between the Putin Administration and the Russian Orthodox Church. The Putin administration is reportedly under increasing pressure form a large ...
Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:37PM
Do not Use the Filipino Children in 'Humanizing' the War Machinery – Rep. Emmi De Jesus - by Gabriela Women's Party list (GWP)
“The exposure of children to high-powered American war machines is a subtle way of inculcating into their young minds the culture of war,” said GWP Rep. Emmi De Jesus in reaction to the PDI banner photo of a smiling US marine letting a boy peek into his gun scope during the on-going 10-day Philippine-US Amphibious Landing Exercise (Philblex) 2013.
Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 6:42PM
Women's Magazine (audio/mpeg 13.5MB) - by Eryn Mathewson
We feature three different activists and the issues they are working to improve and raise awareness about - Aung Sang Suu Kyi, Courtney Martin and Ariel Julia Brown
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:01AM
Democrazy Now! Comics Dhaya Lakshminaryanan and Karinda Dobbins on Women's Magazine (audio/mpeg 18.2MB) - by KPFA Women's Magazine
Comics Dhaya Lakshminarayan and Karinda Dobbins speak with KPFA Women's Magazine's Kate Raphael about their upcoming pre-election show. These women are hilarious! Audio 19:50
Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:16PM
Women's Magazine (audio/mpeg 16.2MB) - by Eryn Mathewson
We take a look at the social issues that inspired Nayomi Munaweera to write a novel about the Sri Lankan civil war and Leslie Feinberg about Trans Liberation.
Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 1:44PM
Women Fighting For Their Lives In Egypt - by SCISSION
Women activists in Egypt are more than concerned about threats to rights, about threats to their lives, and they are taking to the streets in Cairo to say so. They are upset about the blind eye the State turns toward violence against women, and they are worried about the new constitution which may pretty much subject them to oppression under Sharia law, as interpreted by the top men of Egypt.
Posted: Wed Oct 3, 2012 3:51PM
Women's Magazine (audio/x-wav 119.9MB) - by Eryn Mathewson
On today's show, we hear a critique of achievement focused education and why legalizing marijuana may help end the war on drugs.
Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:30PM