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textWhy Congress Must Codify Roe by Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams
With all eyes on Texas Thursday [Sept 9] as the U.S. Justice Department sued the Lone Star State over its new abortion ban, Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt held a ceremonial bill signing for nine so-called "pro-life" measures he approved during this year's legislative session—highlighting the need for Congress to protect reproductive rights at the federal level....
Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 4:18AM
textAbortion Bounty Hunters in Texas Are Not ‘Whistleblowers’ by Norman Solomon
They’re Cruel Vigilantes...
Posted: Tue Sep 7, 2021 10:55AM
imageThe sordid effort to oust New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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by David Walsh (WSWS repost)
The 165-page report issued by New York Attorney General Letitia James concerning sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo deserves to be treated with contempt....
Posted: Wed Aug 4, 2021 10:13PM
imageWinona LaDuke and Water Protectors Arrested: Horse Nation to the Front Line
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by Honor the Earth
Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth, was among the women arrested today defending the Shell River from the construction of Enbridge Line 3....
Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:35PM
textFemale Valedictorian Speaks Out For Abortion by We Say Fight Back
The movement is back! Attacking women's right to abortion is attacking the 51% of the population that is female. At a Dallas, TX high school graduation, a female high school valedictorian, Paxton Smith, scrapped her approved speech and gave an outstanding pro-abortion speech. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrfe27VDuRA&t=283s Her speech is at 4:48...
Posted: Wed Jun 2, 2021 8:09PM
imageMay First joins call for Free Software Foundation Board resignation
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by May First
May First Movement Technology has joined free software organizations and activists in calling for the resignation of Richard Stallman and the rest of the Board of the Free Software Foundation....
Posted: Sat Apr 3, 2021 7:01PM
textFighting the "Immigrant Threat" by Lola Loustaunan
Milkman shows how the flux of low-wage immigrants into the U.S. workforce in recent decades is “not the cause either of the massive economic restructuring that began in the 1970s or the accompanying growth of economic inequality and labor degradation,” but precisely a consequence of these developments....
Posted: Tue Feb 2, 2021 6:59AM
image48 Years After Landmark Ruling, Advocates Push to #ReimagineRoe and Build Abortion Justice
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by Jessica Corbett
Nearly a half-century after the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that access to safe, legal abortion is a constitutional right, advocates are now pushing the Biden administration and Congress to urgently and aggressively pursue a bold reproductive justice agenda. Photo: On the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, members of the Raging Grannies mark the day in Menlo Park, California. Photo by Jim Colton, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:28AM
textPolish Women Resistance Video by repost
Polish women and men are using animation, music and art to fight against the attacks on women...
Posted: Fri Dec 25, 2020 1:00PM
textSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg 1933-2020 by The Struggle Continues
By now, we have seen the TV tributes and read the many thoughts on the Internet regarding Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg who died today at age 87. My favorite is from the ACLU at https://www.aclu.org/news/civil-liberties/in-memory-of-justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-1933-2020/?initms_aff=nat&initms_chan=soc&utm_medium=soc&initms=200919_rbg_obit_tw&utm_source=tw&utm_campaign=rbg&utm_content=200919_obit&ms_aff=nat&ms_chan=soc&ms=200919_rbg_obit_tw...
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:38PM
imageDía Internacional de las Mujeres Indígenas: 5 septiembre
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Día Internacional de las Mujeres Indígenas: 5 septiembre Bartolina Sisa Vargas - Guerrera Aymara Bolivia 1750 -5 September- 1782....
Posted: Thu Sep 3, 2020 2:57PM
imageConvocatoria Jornadas Ecofeministas antiextractivistas
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Convocatoria 4 y 5 de julio JORNADAS ECOFEMINISTAS ANTIEXTRACTIVISTAS POR EL BUEN VIVIR...
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:14PM
videoSave Social Security! (video/quicktime 223.4MB) by Raging Grannies
2 minute video by Lis Cox filmed on June 9, 2020....
Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:39AM
imageInternational Women Day_8M in Mexico City
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by hanna quevedo
El 8M (8 de Marzo) del 2020, alrededor de 100000 mujeres tomaron las calles de la Ciudad de México para expresar su rabia y su fuerza al mundo....
Posted: Sun May 31, 2020 10:23PM
imageThe Coronavirus is a Disaster for Sex Workers – We Need Resources!
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by US PROStitute Collective
Thousands of families in the US rely on the income from sex work to survive and have been thrown into a crisis by the coronavirus....
Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:17AM
imageInterview with Charlotte Laws, a Warrior against Revenge Porn
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by Yolando Mitchell Brown
When TV presenter and author Charlotte Laws battled “the most hated man on the Internet,” she was bombarded with computer viruses and death threats. A stalker even appeared at her home....
Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:55AM
imageDaiara Tukano: Europe must stop investing in the genocide industry
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by Christine Prat
Daiara Tukano, Tukano of Brazil's Amazon, spoke in Paris at events of the Committee in Solidarity with Indigenous in the Americas, CSIA-Nitassinan. Denouncing colonialism and capitalism, she speaks out for Mother Earth....
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:50AM
imageDon't Call Latest Abortion Bans 'Heartbeat Bills,' Doctors Say
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by Julia Conley
Doctors warn of medically inaccurate right-wing talking points. Via Common Dreams under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Photo of No Bans Demonstration in Palo Alto by Stephanie Stilwell, Stilwell Photography....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 12:26AM
imageReport Finds Widespread Neglect and Abuse in Anaheim and Santa Ana Shelters
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by ACLU of Southern California
SANTA ANA, MARCH 14, 2019 — Orange County, in the midst of a dire homelessness crises, opened emergency shelters, giving hope to those who were living in punishing conditions on the streets. But what once was a symbol of hope has become a nightmare for many residents....
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:48PM
imageU.N. Committee Urges UK Government to Consider “Comprehensive and Complete Ban” on Fracking
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by Food & Water Watch
Geneva/London/Brussels/Washington, March 13, 2019 - In an extraordinary move, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) slammed the United Kingdom’s policies on fracking for failing to protect the rights of rural women, and urged the British Government to “consider introducing a comprehensive and complete ban on fracking.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:23PM