The Long Hand of Slave Breeding, Redux

by JoAnn Wypijewski, published on Counterpunch, June 6, 2022 A stunning discussion of women’s rights and the freeing of slaves as these topics relate to today’s anti-abortion campaign.   #MeToo is a disturbing phenomenon which at times frees women to speak the unspeakable openly, but leaves the power of whose voice is heard and what will be done about it, who[…]

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A Case for Unfreezing Afghanistan’s Assets

by Kate Alexander, published on Inkstick Media, April 30, 2022 It seems unlikely that the US government is going to amend it’s policies on behalf of Afghan women or Afghan people.   If the awareness that Afghan children are starving has not moved them then concerns about a woman’s ability manage her assets to free herself from oppression seems unlikely to[…]

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The State of Abortion Struggle in 2022

by Ann Montague, published on Socialist Action, February 1, 2022 Odd: They want more workers but they don’t have jobs for them.   fIt seems barbaric that a country wishing to grow it’s population chooses to force women to have babies they can’t care for while building walls to keep out migrants; driving down the availability of good paying jobs; and[…]

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From Afghanistan to Syria: Women’s Rights, War Propaganda and the CIA

by Julie Lévesque, published on Global Research, March 08, 2021        (reprinted from RT Op-Edge and Global Research 4 April 2013) Women’s rights are increasingly heralded as a useful propaganda device to further imperial designs. Western heads of state, UN officials and military spokespersons will invariably praise the humanitarian dimension of the October 2001 US-NATO led invasion of Afghanistan, which[…]

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Why the U.S. Threatens China — as a New Superpower

by Sarah Flounders, published on International Action Center,  November 29, 2018 China’s growth into the world’s second-largest economy is being evaluated by all the corporate media, reflecting debates in U.S. ruling circles and the U.S. top military command. They are forced to admit that most of their hopes and dreams that the Chinese government could be easily overwhelmed, and that[…]

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Kavanaugh’s Confirmation in Context

Photo: Sept. 29 March to End Rape in Philadelphia. ~Michael Canelori / NurPhoto By Ann Montague,  Published on Socialist Action, October 7, 2018 Outrage continues to spread throughout the United States over President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh, currently on the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, has been roundly criticized for[…]

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Women’s Marches Get a Huge Turnout Nationwide

Indigenous women gather before the Women’s March in Phoenix, Ariz. Photo by Lorraine Longhi. by Ann Montague, originally published on Socialist Action, Jan 27, 2018 Once again women hit the streets on Jan. 20 and 21. The U.S. marches were decentralized in nature but the turnout was high. They reflected the burning anger and determination to resist that many women[…]

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