Interview: Sex work in France

What attitude should we take to sex work? One approach is that of the "Nordic model" which criminalises those who buy sex, very largely men, rather than those who sell it, most of whom...
Trans rights are human rights

Trans Day of Remembrance 2019

20 November is Trans Day of Remembrance. Patricia Lockhart, an activist with Sisters Uncut, reports on developments in Scotland and argues that socialists need to stand against transphobia now more than ever.

London says no to new Spanish abortion law

Around 40 people joined a protest yesterday outside the Spanish embassy in London in solidarity with those in Spain opposing the new anti-abortion law there.

Beyond taking sides on No Outsiders

To understand the controversy about LGBT lessons in schools, we need to understand the oppression of both LGBT people and the Muslim community.

Social reproduction: from theory to practice

Sara Bennett discusses the relevance today of Lise Vogel's understanding of women's oppression and the dynamics of capitalism Lise Vogel's 1983 book Marxism and the Oppression of Women is an attempt to bring women's oppression...

Report from the #FeministPickets

Last week we republished the call from Women’s Strike Assembly for feminists to link up with the current higher education strikes. rs21 members report from the #FeministPickets

Russians march against fascism and homophobia

Pictures by Ben Neal Ben Neal reports on a loud and angry protest Last Sunday a thousand people gathered in Moscow for the annual march against fascism and political repression. Contingents of socialists, anarchists, LGBT activists,...

Mobilise for trans equality now

A planned reform that simplifies how trans people gain recognition of their gender has sparked a wave of attacks on trans people, and not only from the right.

Fighting oppression is at the heart of socialism

The fight against oppression needs to be fully integrated into the fight against capitalism and for socialism.

‘The rocky road ahead…’ The movement against Irish Water

Five activists from rs21 spent a weekend in Dublin and took part in a city-wide demonstration against the Irish Government's recent Water Charges bill, and spoke to several activists on the Irish left.