Ukrainian Feminists under Western Eyes

By: Elisa MorosMay 9, 2022 “I define solidarity in terms of mutuality, accountability, and the recognition of common interests as the basis for relationships among diverse communities. Rather than assuming an enforced commonality of oppression, the practice of solidarity foregrounds communities of people who have chosen to work and fight together. Diversity and difference are …

The War in Ukraine Seen on the Ground-Interview

Selected by Sissy Vovou  Interview with Oksana Dutchak Oksana Dutchak is a researcher based in Ukraine and an activist of E.A.S.T. – Essential Autonomous Struggles Transnational. She tells about the current ever-changing situation in Ukraine and local attempts of self-organization to cope with the war. The question of how to create a transnational politics of …

Let’s Talk About Porn. Is It As Harmless As Society Says It Is?

Propoded by Mari Vafia Considering an estimated 91.5% of men and 60.2% of women consume porn, let’s examine how porn may be affecting consumers, relationships, and our society. Did you know that the average internet user spends over 40% of their waking hours online?1 40%! That’s a lot of time on the internet. Whether streaming …

The Socialist Origins of International Women’s Day

Proposed by Julie Copeland From the beginning, International Women’s Day has been an occasion to celebrate working women and fight capitalism. In 1894, Clara Zetkin took to the pages of the Social Democratic women’s magazine Die Gleichheit (Equality), which she had founded three years earlier, to polemicize against the mainstream of German feminism. “Bourgeois feminism …