Category: Women’s Liberation / Feminism

A Call for Women to Pledge to Strike

Below is a news release from National Women’s Liberation calling for a women’s strike against “all work, both paid and unpaid,” during the presidential inauguration weekend in January. They are setting a target of 20,000 strike pledges before making the…

Organizing ALL Women!

Whatever else Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election may do, it has certainly stirred many out of the stupor that has gripped the country for decades. When National Women’s Liberation (NWL) posted an invitation on their Facebook page to…

Responses to the Election

Thoughts the Morning After by Sinead •  Random, angry thoughts. Yesterday and today were write-offs as far as work is concerned. •  Trump was the FUCK THOSE GUYS candidate. The Democrats were stupid and irresponsible to run an Establishment candidate whose…

Clinton, Trump and Feminism

by Carol Hanisch It’s not easy or simple being a feminist during this election. Not that it ever is. But this has been a mind-boggler. First there was the Bernie Sanders phenomenon. Although he held forth the possibility of someone…

When Women Strike…

 By Carol Hanisch They call us Nazis and say that we are no better than Hitler because we think a woman should have be able to choose whether she gives birth to a seriously sick child – but we are…

The 1968 Miss America Protest Revisited

On September 7, the 48th anniversary of the 1968 Miss America Protest that marked the public burst of the Women’s Liberation Movement into U.S. consciousness, the online version of USA TODAY published an account with interviews, historic photos, and links…