Tag: sexism

The Tories, sexual violence and institutional cover-ups

Reflecting on allegations towards 36 Conservative MPs, Kate Bradley argues that we should look past the big scandals and dodgy politics of the list itself - it's the violence and the cover-ups which should...

Sexual and domestic violence after austerity: it’s bigger than Roosh V

Kat Burdon-Manley argues Roosh V the unsavoury face of a much bigger problem with structural and institutional racism and sexism Bang, Day Bang, 30 Bangs, Bang Poland, Bang Iceland, Bang Estonia, Bang Lithuania, Don't Bang Denmark,...

Sexism is not an imported product

Dozens of women were sexually harassed on New Year's Eve in Germany. But rather than connecting the events to everyday sexist violence in Germany, the political and media establishments have focused on the nationalities...

Migration FAQ: why now?

Nick Evans answers some common questions around the migration crisis Why now? More people around the world were forcibly displaced in 2014 than ever before in recorded history. Of those 59.5 million people, 19.5 million were classed by...

Sexist Tory Austerity: why Sisters Uncut are marching this May Day

A member of Sisters Uncut writes about their May Day action coming up this bank holiday Monday The crisis facing domestic violence services across the UK is one key issue that has been largely overlooked in the run-up to...

A reponse to Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale’s “What gender does”

Colin Wilson responds to Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neal's discussion of What gender does in ISJ 139. Nancy and Jonathan's response to Colin will be published tomorrow. The oppression of women has become a central...

‘Shoot As Well As Cook’: the Black Panther Party, sexism and the struggle today

We need to remember the contributions of black women to past struggles if we're to take forward the fight for justice today, writes Shanice McBean.

Trafficking and sex work in Latin America: are women really being rescued?

Jessica Gutiérrez is a therapist working with survivors of sexual violence based in Buenos Aires. She describes how her experience of a brothel raid in Mexico radically altered her views on trafficking for sexual exploitation. (photo:...

Social reproduction – what it is and why it matters

Reproduction involves more than just the creation of human beings – it involves the reproduction of the “capital relation” itself – the worker and the capitalist.

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.