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Let’s talk about…Nina Power’s One Dimensional Woman

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. After a little summer break we’re back and this month we’re reading Nina Power’s One Dimensional Woman (2010). The book looks at how capitalism and the right-wing have co-opted and

One Dimensional Woman_cover

Let’s talk about…Nina Power’s One Dimensional Woman

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. After a little summer break we’re back and this month we’re reading Nina Power’s One Dimensional Woman (2010). The book looks at how capitalism and the right-wing have co-opted and

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We all belong to Glasgow

Charlotte Seleus reviews an adaptation of the story of the Glasgow Girls

glasgow

We all belong to Glasgow

Charlotte Seleus reviews an adaptation of the story of the Glasgow Girls

Religion, LGBT rights and military regimes – an interview with LGBT and feminist activist Yemisi Ilesanmi

Kate Harris interviews LGBT and feminist activist Yemisi Ilesanmi How did you get to where you are today as an LGBT activist and out bisexual woman?It has been an interesting, tasking, journey towards self-awareness. It is also a journey that

Religion, LGBT rights and military regimes – an interview with LGBT and feminist activist Yemisi Ilesanmi

Kate Harris interviews LGBT and feminist activist Yemisi Ilesanmi How did you get to where you are today as an LGBT activist and out bisexual woman?It has been an interesting, tasking, journey towards self-awareness. It is also a journey that

Domestic Violence and the Morning Star

By Beth Redmond Rory McKinnon, who had been a reporter at The Morning Star for three years, has been threatened with the sack for confronting the RMT about Caroline Leneghan’s domestic violence allegations against the union’s Assistant General Secretary Steve

Domestic Violence and the Morning Star

By Beth Redmond Rory McKinnon, who had been a reporter at The Morning Star for three years, has been threatened with the sack for confronting the RMT about Caroline Leneghan’s domestic violence allegations against the union’s Assistant General Secretary Steve

womens lib

Upcoming event: Let’s talk about Marxist Feminism: lessons from the women’s liberation movement

Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: lessons from the Women’s Liberation movement A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 14 July • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY room tbc What are

womens lib

Upcoming event: Let’s talk about Marxist Feminism: lessons from the women’s liberation movement

Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: lessons from the Women’s Liberation movement A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 14 July • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY room tbc What are

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Upcoming event: Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: votes for women!

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 9 June • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY, room 2b       What are we reading?  This month we’ll reading about the fight

suffragettes

Upcoming event: Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: votes for women!

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 9 June • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY, room 2b       What are we reading?  This month we’ll reading about the fight

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Don’t use sexist stereotype to promote union events

Activists in the RMT union, and wider labour movement, were dismayed in March 2014 when a boxing tournament organised to raise money for the RMT’s London Widows and Orphans fund was promoted with a poster including a stylised, cartoon image

rosieriveter

Don’t use sexist stereotype to promote union events

Activists in the RMT union, and wider labour movement, were dismayed in March 2014 when a boxing tournament organised to raise money for the RMT’s London Widows and Orphans fund was promoted with a poster including a stylised, cartoon image

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What’s the purpose of gender quotas?

By Kate Harris A few weeks ago, University of London Union President Michael Chessum (who also happens to be my housemate) asked me what I thought of gender quotas at the National Union of Students.(1) He seemed to be rather

genderquotas

What’s the purpose of gender quotas?

By Kate Harris A few weeks ago, University of London Union President Michael Chessum (who also happens to be my housemate) asked me what I thought of gender quotas at the National Union of Students.(1) He seemed to be rather

VAW

UK’s “in your face” sexism

By Rachael Barnes Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, has said that Britain has a more “in-your-face” sexist culture than many other countries. Manjoo’s conclusion comes in an interim report of her visit to eight British cities

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UK’s “in your face” sexism

By Rachael Barnes Rashida Manjoo, UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, has said that Britain has a more “in-your-face” sexist culture than many other countries. Manjoo’s conclusion comes in an interim report of her visit to eight British cities

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“Nordic model” planned for UK

By Rosalind Robson An all-party parliamentary group on prostitution has recommended Britain follows the lead of countries such as Sweden and Norway, which make the purchase of sex illegal. Neither buying nor selling sex is illegal in the UK but

sex-workers-rights

“Nordic model” planned for UK

By Rosalind Robson An all-party parliamentary group on prostitution has recommended Britain follows the lead of countries such as Sweden and Norway, which make the purchase of sex illegal. Neither buying nor selling sex is illegal in the UK but