The Incorporation of Women to Social Production in the Russian Revolution: A Process Full of Advances and Setbacks

“The real emancipation of women (…) will begin only where and when an all-out struggle begins (…) against this petty housekeeping, or rather when its wholesale transformation into a large-scale socialist economy begins” – Lenin. By Laura Requena.   The Bolsheviks understood that juridical equity was not enough to achieve women’s emancipation...

On March 8th: Let’s Bring Together the Struggles for Women’s Rights!

The Trump administration continues to attack working people: women, trans workers, immigrants and federal workers. The appointment of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court last year, an anti-abortion reactionary judge with pending accusations of sexual assault is only the tip of the iceberg. We cannot wait to the elections or...

Marx and the Fight against Oppression

Many activists believe that the fight against oppression is a relatively new phenomenon. Moreover, they believe that Marxist organizations never gave much importance to that. In the end, for a Marxist what would matter most would be the social classes, and all the rest would be secondary, except in...

Why are the Ingush protesting?

On March 26th, according to different sources, between 10.000 and 30.000 people took to the streets again on Ingushetia. Even 10.000 people is already a huge number for this small republic in the Russian Caucasus, with around 3.000 km2 and less than 500.000 inhabitants. Written by the Internationalist Workers Party...

A Marxist outlook on prostitution

"The position of woman is the most graphic and telling indicator for evaluating a social regime and state policy." Leon Trotsky . If we go by this phrase of Trotsky, the capitalist social system in which we live and their States’ policy throughout the world fail the test. The...

March 8: Stop the factories, protest on the streets!

“International Working Women’s Day” is not any other date, as for a long time they tried to make us believe. Over the last decades, this day was distorted by bourgeois imperialist institutions and by reformism, which separated March 8 from its nature of struggle first –by commercializing the liberation...

The Question of Neymar and Machismo that Permeates Soccer , Media and Society

From rape accusation to pornography revenge. By: Érika Andreassy, ​​of the National Secretariat of Women of the PSTU, Brazil 06/13/2019 The rape accusation that weighs on Neymar and the coverage given to the case by the press and  social networks show once again the degree of machismo that permeates soccer , the...

Covid 19, Religious Fundamentalism, LGBTphobia and Attack on Science

Pandemic, stigmas and prejudices  As it was mentioned in the article “The pandemic of Covid 19 and the LGBTs”, in addition to all the health and socioeconomic issues they are facing, LGBT people still have to deal with stigmas and prejudice, which are being fueled by religious fundamentalists, who, irresponsibly,...

The United States: More Repression against Immigrant Workers

What the immigration department used to do supposedly only against Nazi war criminals and people who had violated human rights, is applied today to immigrants. In other words, without sharing any characteristics, their citizenship obtained years ago is revoked, they are processed or deported. All this has begun to...

Is Trump rudeness something exceptional?

We all know the Republican Party has been, and still is, the “conservative” party traditionally more male-chauvinist, racist, homophobic and nationalist of the United States. But the RP as much as the DP so far respected the rules of the “double-face game” of the US politics: to not say...

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