Assata Shakur: The making of a revolutionary woman

From Assata’s story, we are able to learn what it means to be motivated by a deep love for the people and the struggle for freedom.

The legacy of Vietnamese women in the national resistance struggle

The legacy of revolutionary Vietnamese Women's struggle dates back thousands of years.

From abolition to Title IX: Women’s fight for education

As women achieve more educational access, they can use the skills, lessons and tools that they learn to continue the struggle.

Celebrating International Women’s Day

To commemorate International Women’s Day, we publishe excerpts from Kollontai’s 1920 article, "International Women’s Day," written just over two years after the October 1917 socialist revolution in Russia.

Silvia Federici: The exploitation of women and the development of capitalism

Critically engaging Federici's claims, this article evaluates the extent to which she departs from, critiques, or builds on Marxism.

The U.S. “justice system:” Sanctuaries of sexual abuse

Women have long testified to a culture of rampant abuse in jails and prisons, under police custody, that suggests the U.S. justice system as a whole functions as a sanctuary for abuse.

Alexandra Kollontai (pt. 2): A historical-materialist approach to the family and...

In part two of this study of Kollontai, Jodi Dean examines her writing on the family and love.

Alexandra Kollontai (pt. 1): The struggle for proletarian feminism and for...

In part one of this study on Kollontai, we look at 1) her struggle for proletarian feminism against bourgeois feminism and 2) her struggle to center gender concerns in the Party program

A women’s demonstration, two revolutions, and the birth of a socialist...

We must not underestimate the immense revolutionary power of women to ignite, fight, and win.

Social reproduction: A theoretical framework with organizing potential

A social reproduction framework helps us to remember that when we talk about class struggle, we must be concerned not only with the relation of workers and owners at the point of production, but also with the social relations that make and remake those workers and owners.