The Women’s Strike is necessary – and it involves re-imagining what a strike means

By Iida Käyhkö During the Women’s Strike event This Is a Social Crisis the urgency of intervening and protesting austerity measures was underlined. Jess Potter from Docs Not Cops described a national health service at breaking point, chronically underfunded and overstretched, with doctors and nurses forced to restrict access to necessary care for immigrants. Kelsey M from North London Sisters Uncut outlined the connections between … Continue reading The Women’s Strike is necessary – and it involves re-imagining what a strike means

We need a feminism for the 99%. That’s why women will strike this year

BY LINDA ALCOFF, CINZIA ARRUZZA, TITHI BHATTACHARYA, ROSA CLEMENTE, ANGELA DAVIS, ZILLAH EISENSTEIN, LIZA FEATHERSTONE, NANCY FRASER, BARBARA SMITH, KEEANGA-YAMAHTTA TAYLOR. Statement from the International Women’s Strike in the United States. On 8 March, we will go on strike against gender violence – against the men who commit violence and against the system that protects them Last year on 8 March we, women of every kind, … Continue reading We need a feminism for the 99%. That’s why women will strike this year

31/O1 Next Women’s Strike Organising Mtg (LND)

Organising Meeting for Women’s Strike Assembly London Wednesday 31st January 2018 6pm – 9pm Mayday Rooms, 88 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1DH   Agenda for the meeting: Report back – update on pledges to strike, outreach, public events, Working Groups: 1. Media and communication, 2. Universities, 3. Base Unions 4. Activating Parents, mothers and Carers On the Day – 1pm Russell Square, Actions, 7pm Soho Next … Continue reading 31/O1 Next Women’s Strike Organising Mtg (LND)

The Impossibility of the International Women’s Strike is Exactly Why It’s So Necessary

BY CAMILLE BARBAGALLO The international women’s strike is impossible. Really, it is. But let’s be very clear – the impossibility of the women’s strike is precisely why it is one of the most important things that needs to be done. The impossibility of the women’s strike is not because the women’s strike is not a ‘real’ strike (you know, when blokes in unions walked out … Continue reading The Impossibility of the International Women’s Strike is Exactly Why It’s So Necessary

Wezwanie do działania

#strajkujemy 8 marca kobiecy na całym świecie będą strajkować. To jest wezwanie dla kobiet w UK aby przyłączyły się do tego strajku. Odmówimy pracy. Wyjdziemy na ulice. Zamkniemy rzeczy i zakłócimy biznes jak zwykle. #strajkujemy Dla każdej kobiety która ma dość molestowania i zastraszania w pracy. Dla każdej kobiety która jest głodna i nie jest w stanie ogrzać swojego mieszkania. Dla każdej kobiety która cierpi … Continue reading Wezwanie do działania