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Book Launch of "Women Fight Back" – Meet the Author!
Date Friday November 10
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Women’s Building, 3543 18th St. (at Valencia)
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorParty for Socialism and Liberation
Emailsf [at] pslweb.org
Phone415-821-6171
Book launch event for "Women Fight Back: The centuries-long struggle for liberation"

"Women Fight Back" by Donna Goodman traces the historical evolution of a movement that has thoroughly transformed society and is in need of militant revival today. Goodman highlights the contributions of working-class, Black, Latina, queer and other oppressed women in the fight for women’s equality. The book compares the status of women in the U.S. and other capitalist societies with women under socialism and reviews the challenges of organizing today in the era of Trump and into the future.

Donna Goodman, a long-time partisan of the struggle for women’s liberation, recounts how women in the United States confronted a whole society – from the legal system to popular culture to home life — that was immersed in blatant sexism, discrimination and anti-woman violence.

Book signing will follow presentation. $3-10 donation (no one turned away for lack of funds). Wheelchair accessible.

Book is available for purchase at event or online at: http://store.pslweb.org/Women-Fight-Back-The-centuries-long-struggle-for-liberation-_p_37.html
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Added to the calendar on Thursday Nov 2nd, 2017 3:45 PM