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 …

Betraying women and free thought in the name of Christchurch massacres

By Marieme Helie Lucas, 24 March 2019 Open letter 
To people of good will, solidarising with victims of the Christchurch massacre To New Zealand Prime Minister, To Mount Royal’s University directors in Calgary, Canada New Zealand Prime Minister, in Islamic head covering In response to massacres perpetrated by extreme-right white supremacists in 2 mosques in …

Greece: Violence against women-an overview

The most serious factor undermining women’s lives Speech of Sissy Vovou* in the Summer University of Rosa Luxembourg Foundation in Belgrade,  3-10-2018 More than 150 participants from 90 countries, majority women, in the summer University of Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Belgrade, 30-9 to 4-10 2018. Unfortunately due to many obligations I was unable to make a …