Better Understanding the Oppression of Women with Selections from Anuradha Ghandy

Tribune of the People has pointed out attempts to revise the work of Comrade Anuradha Ghandy through poor study and deliberate manipulation, so we reproduce the following sections of the booklet Philosophical Trends in the Feminist Movement, which was published in People’s March in 2006, while Ghandy was working underground as a leader of the Communist Party of India (Maoist). In contrast to the idealism … Continue reading Better Understanding the Oppression of Women with Selections from Anuradha Ghandy

Video: Popular Women’s Movement Commemorates 200th Anniversary of Friedrich Engels’ Birth

We are pleased to present the following video from the Popular Women’s Movement—Movimiento Femenino Popular, commemorating the 200 year anniversary of Friedrich Engels’ birth. In the video, they echo the call made by others in the International Communist Movement to recognize Engels’ place as a giant in the ideology of the proletariat and his indispensable role in the formation and development of Marxism. It also … Continue reading Video: Popular Women’s Movement Commemorates 200th Anniversary of Friedrich Engels’ Birth

Poland: Massive Protests Delay Implementation of Abortion Restrictions

Cover photo source Twitter: @instantmyosotis By Sandra Harris Hundreds of thousands of people defied a ban on gatherings across Poland for protests that lasted almost two weeks against a court ruling tightening abortion restrictions. The protests, some of the largest in Poland in decades, forced an indefinite delay on the implementation of a high court ruling that would have eliminated one of the few exceptions … Continue reading Poland: Massive Protests Delay Implementation of Abortion Restrictions

Austin: Popular Women’s Movement Hosts ‘Revolutionary Kids Block Party’

By David Martinez On Sunday, Popular Women’s Movement (PWM) held a “Revolutionary Kids Block Party” to bring recreational activities and revolutionary ideas to children and their parents in a working class community of East Austin. The event also helped working parents who have to juggle their jobs and home life in the midst of the economic and health crisis which has upturned their lives. With … Continue reading Austin: Popular Women’s Movement Hosts ‘Revolutionary Kids Block Party’

Opinion: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Lighter than a Feather

By Peter Cherry The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last month led to non-stop coverage of tributes from sections of the liberal bourgeoisie in the Democratic Party. Ginsburg has been lauded as a ‘progressive’ who has been responsible for the gains of women toward legal equality, but her life in service to the reactionary US imperialist state makes the significance of her … Continue reading Opinion: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Lighter than a Feather

Mexico: Without Class Analysis There is No Women’s Emancipation

By Nélida Tello Last Friday, nongovernmental organization (NGO) Ni una Menos (Not One Woman Less) Mexico occupied the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) in Mexico City, demanding justice for the women victims of sexual abuse, disappearances, and extrajudicial killings. This occupation, and the women’s protests before it, have failed to teach women how to fight against their biggest class enemies, namely US imperialism. Instead, women’s … Continue reading Mexico: Without Class Analysis There is No Women’s Emancipation

Another Fort Hood Soldier Found Dead After Sexual Abuse

By Brian Martel After being reported missing on August 19, 23-year-old Fort Hood soldier Elder Fernandes was found hanging from a tree 28 miles from his base. In May, Fernandes reported that he had been sexually abused by a superior. This led to his transfer into another unit, where he was harassed, bullied, and shamed for being the victim of sexual abuse. Shortly before going … Continue reading Another Fort Hood Soldier Found Dead After Sexual Abuse

Oxnard: Protesters March for Vanessa Guillen, Force Navy Base to Barricade Entrance

By Serran Soledad Around 40 people gathered at Bubbling Springs Park in Port Hueneme on Saturday to march for U.S Army specialist Vanessa Guillén, who was murdered by another soldier in Fort Hood, Texas back in April. Organized by Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group, the action was part of a broader anti-imperialist campaign, demanding the removal of Military Recruiters and Police from local campuses. Just one … Continue reading Oxnard: Protesters March for Vanessa Guillen, Force Navy Base to Barricade Entrance

Texas: Calls to Shut Down Military Base after Murder of Young Woman Army Specialist

By Mike Talavera The remains of Vanessa Guillén, a 20-year-old Army specialist stationed at Fort Hood in Central Texas, were found on June 30 after weeks of her family demanding that the US military take her April 22 disappearance seriously. The confirmation of her murder, which was likely tied to sexual harassment she faced on base, has generated national outrage and protests, some of which … Continue reading Texas: Calls to Shut Down Military Base after Murder of Young Woman Army Specialist

Charlotte: Protesters Confront Serial Rapist at Home

By Miriam Cordova On Wednesday evening in Charlotte, activists held a demonstration at the home of local serial rapist Brian Williams. The protesters assembled on Williams’ front lawn and pounded on his front door, chanting, “Brian Williams go away! Serial rapists have to pay!” Williams came to the door multiple times and attempted to intimidate activists by brandishing a shotgun and threatening to kill them … Continue reading Charlotte: Protesters Confront Serial Rapist at Home