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Women’s bodies are a battlefield: climate destruction, the refugee crisis and reproductive justice

Women’s bodies are a battlefield: climate destruction, the refugee crisis and reproductive justice

A Radical Women statement written for the virtual Walk For Justice for Refugees in Melbourne, Australia, on April 5.
COVID-19: Capitalist Crisis & Socialist Solutions by Dr. Susan Williams

COVID-19: Capitalist Crisis & Socialist Solutions by Dr. Susan Williams

Marxist scholar and retired New York City public hospital doctor Susan Williams analyzes the coronavirus emergency and the economic meltdown, offering concrete proposals to address both crises.
Map of countries affected by COVID-19

Coronavirus and capitalism: gasoline added to a burning fire

To defend workers and the oppressed facing the pandemic, the Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment calls for solidarity and the coordination of struggles.

We must stop private profiteers fleecing taxpayers

Massive transfers of public wealth always go one way — into the hands of the rich.
Family Court of Western Australia

Right-wing attacks on Australian Family Court are part of a broader agenda

The newly-constituted Andrews-Hanson enquiry is a massive step backwards and will undoubtedly entrench existing problems.
Modi government’s assault on India’s Muslims and workers ignites massive women-led resistance

Modi government’s assault on India’s Muslims and workers ignites massive women-led resistance

The recent mobilisation of workers and communities gets its dynamism from the grassroots.

From horror to hope – Together we can beat COVID-19 and the climate crisis!

It’s crucial to understand why catastrophes are causing such devastation — and to focus on solutions.
Arctic Sami people assert territorial control

Arctic Sami people assert territorial control

After more than a decade slugging it out through the legal system, the Sami people have secured exclusive rights to determine who could hunt and fish in part of their ancestral territory.
Deportations prevented, but dispossession sidestepped by High Court of Australia

Deportations prevented, but dispossession sidestepped by High Court of Australia

The February ruling by the High Court is another partial victory handed out by the State. A red-faced, embarrassed recognition of the racist undergarments of the colony, exposed once again.

Sovereignty on trial — The tale of two court cases

In this issue, the Freedom Socialist Organiser brings you two pieces about important but partial wins in the courts for Indigenous people — one in the High Court of Australia and other in the Swedish Supreme Court. Both set precedents.
Time for a fightback: Victoria’s bail regime creates a sexist and racist catastrophe

Time for a fightback: Victoria’s bail regime creates a sexist and racist catastrophe

Both the human and the economic cost of imprisonment is spiralling out of control.
Labor Weather Report, April 2020

Labor Weather Report, April 2020

A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle.
Union-busting culture at Boeing: Lives and livelihoods sacrificed to the bottom line

Union-busting culture at Boeing: Lives and livelihoods sacrificed to the bottom line

Over the last decade, Boeing has ramped up its war on unions, and this is directly connected to its two deadly crashes.
Dozens of men, many carrying their shoes, run across a shallow part of a river.

Behind the migrant crisis in Mexico and Guatemala

Forcing desperate migrants to wait outside the U.S. is creating humanitarian disaster in Mexico and Guatemala, out of sight of the U.S. public.
A person completes a protest sign reading "My feminism is inclusive."

Right-wing feminists and their anti-trans agenda

With picket signs that say “My feminism is inclusive,” activists in Seattle out-organized WoLF, a so-called feminist group that denounces trans women as imposters and trans men as traitors.
In twilight, a crowd of young and old sit holding flags and cellphones.

Lebanon: An Arab Spring resurgence

Lebanon’s five-month uprising against corrupt government, banks and, notably, religious sectarianism is a beacon of hope to other rebellions in the region.
A large crowd of women in brightly colored saris clap their hands over their heads in unison.

The General Strike: vital tool of workers’ power

This classic tactic unites broad sections of the working class and asserts workers’ power and ability as few other actions can.
A woman works in a field with a sleeping baby slung against her back.

Women’s free labor

A stunning graphic: 42% of women are outside of the paid work force. Every day, women provide 12.5 billion hours of free work, an annual monetary value of $10.8 trillion.