Mass Farmers’ Strike In India

India has witnessed one of the largest strike movements in global history. This has involved many millions of farmers taking action against Narendra Modi’s Right populist and viciously sectarian government, which is strongly supported by the Tory government, and in particular, Priti Patel. The first article was posted by Women of Colour the day prior…

STORMONT PUSHES BACK AGAINST ABORTION REGULATIONS

This article, first posted by Socialist Democracy (Ireland), examines a socially reactionary role of Stormont  over women’s abortion rights.  STORMONT PUSHES BACK AGAINST ABORTION REGULATIONS   On the 2nd June  Stormont Assembly passed a DUP motion calling for the rejection of abortion law enacted at Westminster. A Sinn Fein amendment which solely dealt with abortions…

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, GLASGOW, 8th MARCH

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MARCH AND CELEBRATION Come and celebrate International Women’s Day! Join us at 2pm on Sunday 8th March at La Pasioniara sculpture on the river Clyde for a rousing march with street theatre, music, and an open mic. We will be heading through the city centre to the Buchanan Street steps. The event…

#ME TOO – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

In the aftermath of the Prince Andrew-Jeffrey Epstein scandal,  Pauline Bradley makes an assessment of the global impact of the #MeToo movement   #METOO – WHATS IT ALL ABOUT?     #MeToo is not just a moment, its not just a hashtag, its not just a single issue campaign aligned to the US Democratic Party,…

WHY WOMEN HAVE BETTER SEX UNDER SOCIALISM

Murdo Ritchie reviews the book, Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism and other Arguments for Economic Independence by Dr Kristen R. Ghodsee.   WHY WOMEN HAVE BETTER SEX UNDER SOCIALISM   Inessa Armand    “If women’s liberation is unthinkable without communism, then communism is unthinkable without women’s liberation.”  Inessa Armand The collapse of “socialism” in…

THE IRISH STATE, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THE NEW ABORTION LAW

Socialist Democracy (Ireland) provides a further two articles outlining the continued resistance of the Right and Catholic Church to women’s rights in the aftermath of the historic victory over the Eight Amendment.   1. NEW IRISH ABORTION LAW A 350 million euro hospital for the nuns, 14 years jail time for those who exercise the…

RENEGING ON REPEAL: A NEW THREAT TO ABORTION RIGHTS IN IRELAND

This article, first posted by Socialist Democracy (Ireland) on the situation in Ireland following  the earlier successful repeal of the 8th amendment highlights the need to organise independently of the state.      RENEGING ON REPEAL: A NEW THREAT TO ABORTION RIGHTS IN IRELAND After a period of quiet relief following the repeal referendum the…

FEELING POWERS GROWING

The question about how socialists or communists should organise is the subject of this interchange between Silvia Federici and carla bergman and Nick Montgomery. It was posted by bella caledonia (https://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2018/06/08/feeling-powers-growing-an-interview-with-silvia-federici/).   FEELING POWERS GROWING – AN INTERVIEW WITH SILVIA FEDERICI This interview was conducted by carla bergman and Nick Montgomery for Joyful Militancy (building thriving resistance…

8th AMENDMENT REFERENDUM

We are posting the following article from Socialist Democracy (Ireland) on the victory  over the forces of the traditionalist Right in the 8th Amendment referendum on abortion in Ireland.   CATHOLIC CHURCH KNOCKED DOWN BY REPEAL VOTE – BUT THE IRISH STATE DODGES THE BULLET     The success of the referendum to repeal the…

TRUMP – FROM DEMOCRACY TO TYRANNY

We are posting this article from the Real Democracy Movement about the possible political consequences of the Trump presidency. It was first posted at:– http://realdemocracymovement.org/trump-from-democracy-to-tyranny/. TRUMP – FROM DEMOCRACY TO TYRANNY So, Donald Trump is now President of the United States of America, and its Commander-in-Chief.