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Quotas harm the cause

27 Feb 2014

The left should not succumb to neoliberalism’s phoney version of equality, argues Yassamine Mather

Living in fear

18 Mar 2021

The murder of Sarah Everard has become a symbol for the violence, threats and everyday sexism suffered by women, writes Eddie Ford

SUPPLEMENT: Women’s Day established

04 Mar 2021

March 8 2021 marks 110 years since International Women’s Day was first commemorated by the working class movement. What follows is what we believe to be the first English translation of a report of the 1910 International Socialist Congress of Women in Copenhagen, which passed the resolution to establish the event as a regular feature in the international socialist calendar.

SUPPLEMENT: Reclaim the festival

04 Mar 2021

It is not enough to bemoan the corporate feminists for usurping International Women’s Day, writes Anne McShane. We must show that socialism is a real alternative

A world without gender

14 Jan 2021

‘Queer theory’ actually obstructs the fight for sexual equality. Amanda MacLean insists on a materialist analysis

Getting out of the culture wars

10 Dec 2020

The court decision against the Tavistock clinic has reignited the battle over trans rights. Paul Demarty looks at the confusion

A barometer of progress

02 Apr 2020

NEP had profoundly negative results for the struggle for women’s emancipation, writes Anne McShane.

Class and women’s liberation

12 Mar 2020

Like anti-racism, International Women’s Day has been colonised by the bourgeoisie, writes Eddie Ford.

Philosophy, Marxism and gender ideology

30 May 2019

Rex Dunn makes a contribution to our ongoing debate. He argues that genderism stems from working class defeats and poststructuralist subjectivism

Out of the dark ages

30 May 2019

While the divorce referendum has resulted in a marginal improvement, writes Anne McShane, the absence of a fighting working class is still making itself felt

Sex is not psyche

09 May 2019

Amanda MacLean replies to Richard Farnos and Finlay Scott Gilmore

Against biological determinism

02 May 2019

Finlay Scott Gilmour responds to Amanda MacLean’s critique of genderism

Decoupled from reality

18 Apr 2019

Genderist ideology is based on flawed science and worse logic, argues Amanda MacLean

Women’s rights and class struggle

07 Mar 2019

Forty years ago Iranian women rebelled against the Islamic government. We should not only remember their struggle: we should uphold the original aims of International Women’s Day, says Yassamine Mather

The will to liberate

10 Jan 2019

Neglect of the woman question in the early Soviet republic was not the result of isolation and economic backwardness, argues Anne McShane

A new ship with a new crew

11 Oct 2018

Behind the Brett Kavanaugh scandal Rex Dunn sees the decline of capitalism and a fragmented feminist movement that fails to recognise the necessity of socialism

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