A mediados de octubre, las mujeres comenzaron a publicar #MeToo tras la denuncia del grotesco comportamiento del magnate de Hollywood Harvey Weinstein. En cuestión de días, millones de mensajes y tweets de hombres y mujeres, revelaron que el acoso sexual en el trabajo es una realidad generalizada. Aunque la mayor parte de la cobertura de… Read more »
Posts in: women & feminism
Tackling workplace harassment and abuse and the idea of women as property.
Australians too have experience with this neo-fascist hustler from Britain.
Ice hockey’s U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) beat their governing body, USA Hockey, in March and took women’s fight for living wages a huge step forward. Long notoriously underpaid, hockey’s women players were expected to keep winning world medals while working for about $1,000 per month, for 6 months, only in Olympic years, and on… Read more »
A foremother of the LGBTQ movement, Tamara Turner graduated from the anti-gay 1950s school of hard knocks. She played a crucial role in shaping the Freedom Socialist Party’s (FSP) groundbreaking program for queer liberation. She was a historian of the gay movement, an ardent bibliophile, and a brilliant satirist who filled her 77 years with… Read more »
A sea change in the global workplace.
Rage is good; revolution will last longer.
Every trade unionist has been lectured by some union official that they can’t strike because “It’s illegal.” They must have been cheering when Sally McManus, newly elected head of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), announced on national television that unions should break unjust laws. This declaration, not usually part of the lexicon of… Read more »
Trump appointees clearly need a conflict of interest to get a job in the cabinet. The Department of Labor director is anti-union. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is a climate change denier. The Attorney General opposes voting rights. And Betsy DeVos, Department of Education chief, opposes public education. She and her family have… Read more »
It’s been a rough few weeks. Police violence escalated in July with the deaths of at least three Black people, four Latinos, and a Latina in just one week. An outpouring of racism followed the killings of cops in Dallas and Baton Rouge, climaxing in an ugly “law and order” Republican convention. In the middle… Read more »