Wednesday, Mar 1 7:00pm Queens Pride House, 76-11 37th Avenue 2nd Fl, Jax Heights Queens It's no surprise that the new rapist-in-chief has gone on the offensive to attack women's rights. But even before Trump's election, women have faced discrimination at work, unpaid labor at home, and a society that wants to sexualize and control their bodies. March 8 is International … [Read more...] about The Socialist History of International Women's Day
Wednesday, October 21, 7pm at CUNY Graduate Center Join a discussion with Sharon Smith that takes up issues of women’s oppression for a Marxist perspective focusing on the centrality of race and class amid the stirrings of a new movement today. More than forty years after the women’s liberation movement of the 1960s, women remain without equal rights. If anything, each decade … [Read more...] about Women and Socialism: Class, Race and Capital
The Socialism Series is a bi-weekly forum sponsored by the International Socialist Organization (ISO) to take up key questions facing the socialist movement and Left more broadly. In the next two months the series will focus on two themes: neoliberalism and the politics of oppression. We believe Marxism has a great deal to contribute to any understanding of these issues, and is … [Read more...] about Socialism Series: Marxism, Gender, and Social Reproduction Theory
At least 20% of women on college campuses, (along with people of all genders), have been the victims of sexual assaults since starting college. Given that nearly half of attacks go unreported, the number is likely much higher, and Columbia is no exception. This year, students have been actively challenging the Columbia administration on their poor record of addressing sexual … [Read more...] about What Would It Take To End Rape Culture on Campus?