Strengthening the women’s movement through anti-racism

Centuries of slavery, Jim Crow segregation, and institutionalized discrimination have deepened the divide between Black and white families. When it comes to low-wage work, 64...

A Marxist perspective on ending women’s oppression

Sexism is so endemic today that it can be difficult to imagine a society that does not degrade and devalue women. Modern capitalist society is...

Celia Sánchez: Icon of the Cuban Revolution

Review of “One Day in December: Celia Sánchez and the Cuban Revolution” Nancy Stout’s biography of Celia Sánchez, “One Day in December: Celia Sánchez and...

Capitalist methods can’t end the oppression of Third World women

A review of Kristof and WuDunn’s ‘Half the Sky’ In 2010, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn released “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for...

Socialism lays basis for a new stage of human history

The PSL’s program for women’s and LGBTQ liberation Karl Marx, the founder of scientific socialism, once wrote that the socialist stage is the beginning of...

Shattering the idea of ‘women’s work’

Women and the workplace in socialist societies Although politicians might occasionally make hollow statements and enact toothless policies about gender non-discrimination, the historical record of...

A socialist perspective on ending women’s oppression

United, anti-capitalist struggle The following is based on a talk presented at the Socialist Women’s Conference in New York City on Feb. 11, 2007, hosted...

Women’s leadership and the Black liberation struggle

Review of "Want to Start a Revolution?" (NYU Press, 2009) For centuries, history was taught as the history of great, powerful, elite men. While historical...
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Class Society and the History of Women’s Oppression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuGuc6rvaHw&feature=youtu.be featuring Nathalie Hrizi

Assata Shakur, woman warrior

Understanding the FBI's recent attacks On May 2, the Federal Bureau of Investigation suddenly announced that they had placed Assata Shakur on its “Most Wanted...