08-07-2022: When is a campaign for reproductive rights for women not so in reality? When it is a foil for the latest political manoeuvre of the Empire, that’s when. Towards the end of June, the US Supreme Court overturned almost 50 years of federal abortion rights during the first two trimesters, by reversing the historic Roe vs Wade ruling of 1973. Almost half of US … Continue reading A Struggle for Abortion Rights?
21-03-2021: On March 15, thousands of women and their supporters around Australia rallied and marched against the threat and reality of sexual assault and rape, shaking the foundations of the system which has denied them justice for generations. Or did they? At least, such is the narrative of the corporate media. Undeniably, many attendees believed that is precisely what they were doing. Yet there are … Continue reading Who Was Behind the “March for Justice”?
IWD 2020: For the Real Liberation of Women 08-03-2020: March 8 marks International Women’s Day (IWD), which began its history as International Working Women’s Day. Originally a movement for the redress of the oppression of women through class-struggle socialism, IWD has unfortunately over time been watered down into something eminently acceptable, and even promoted, by sections of today’s capitalist ruling classes. IWD corporate breakfasts, fun … Continue reading IWD 2020: For the Real Liberation of Women
International Working Women’s Day 2019: Workers Must Fight for Women’s Liberation 08-03-2019 – Despite all the technological and scientific advances that drive the 21st century, women in Australia in 2019 have yet to attain full equality. Just a few examples will demonstrate this graphically. The Australian government’s own figures from 2018 reveal that the gender pay gap averages at 14.6% overall, and is up to … Continue reading International Working Women’s Day 2019
What’s Wrong with “Safe Access Zones” ? 28-07-2018 – The government passes new legislation which ensures women can enter reproductive health care clinics to access abortion and other services, without harassment by “pro-life” fundamentalists opposed women choosing their life outcomes. Sounds fantastic – or is it? As with other political issues, the truth is always concrete. While those on the left uphold the right of … Continue reading What’s Wrong with “Safe Access Zones” ?
For Real Women’s Liberation….There Is Only Revolution! 10-03-2018 – As we mark another International Women’s Day, a quick glance at basic numbers show just how far away the goal of equality, let alone liberation, for women remains. By the Australian government’s own statistics, women are paid $26, 527 less than men per year averaged out across all occupations. The official gender pay gap is 17.9%, … Continue reading For Real Women’s Liberation…There Is Only Revolution!
25-07-2015 – Many workers and supporters of women’s rights have rightly been shocked and appalled by the degenerate and grotesque sexism repeatedly displayed by Wicked Campers. The obscenely offensive slogans scrawled across their campervans for rent, scrape the bottom of a barrel that rarely surfaces. “Normal” sexism is unfortunately a daily occurrence in a society which is based on the oppression of women, as is … Continue reading Drive out Wicked Campers! For Women’s Liberation!