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The Hidden History of Women’s Liberation

28. May 2014

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The Hidden History of Women’s Liberation

The organic connection between women’s liberation and socialism has been shoved so deeply down the Memory Hole that most people know nothing about it. In "Women and Class," Hal Draper brings this rich history to light.

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“Misogynist” Violence?

27. May 2014

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“Misogynist” Violence?

Elliot Rodger clearly hated the women who rejected him. However, portraying the Santa Barbara massacre as “misogynist” violence minimizes the problem and makes it harder to solve.

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Marxism and Women’s Oppression

14. March 2014

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Marxism and Women’s Oppression

The failure to distinguish between individual interests and class interests lies at the heart of the debate over whether men benefit from women’s oppression and whether women should organize separately from men.

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Machismo at Work

29. September 2007

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Machismo at Work

Until they fight back as a class, workers will continue to construct more dehumanized conditions for themselves.

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How Capitalism Turns Intimate Relationships into a Battleground

25. August 2007

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How Capitalism Turns Intimate Relationships into a Battleground

Capitalism creates impossible conditions for both sexes. Because meeting human needs would cut into profits, people are deprived of what they need and then shamed for feeling needy. As resentment builds, we attack our loved ones instead of the system that keeps us deprived.

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Mothers Betrayed

5. May 2007

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Mothers Betrayed

Capitalism celebrates mothers in theory and deprives them in practice.

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Abortion: Whose Decision?

28. April 2007

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Abortion: Whose Decision?

The Supreme Court has banned a form of late-term abortion on the basis that it wants to protect women from making harmful decisions. Where did it get the idea that abortion is harmful, or that women can't be trusted to make their own decisions?

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