Support Iranian Women’s Acts of Protest Against the Compulsory Hijab: Drawing Lessons from 1979 and Today

These are incredibly courageous acts in a country in which the hijab is compulsory, and where women who do not wear their headscarves properly can be arrested, assaulted, face fines, lashes and imprisonment. These acts of protest are part of a broader

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The Reds in the Hills: An Anarcho-Syndicalist Interpretation of the Contemporary West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

By Michael Mochaidean *Printed with permission from the Hampton Institute Historical Overview In 1990, the average annual salary for West Virginia public teachers was $21,904, making it the 49thworst state for educator pay; only Mississippi’s was worse. The state’s Public Employee Insurance

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Marxism-Leninism: Expectations and Reality

Introduction Marxism-Leninism was the official theory of the Soviet Union, and in several other so-called “communist” countries. Predictions of that famous theory, as described for example in (1), turned out to be in conflict with reality. What was expected to become an ideal

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Feminism as Part of Socialism

When properly understood, feminism is a natural part of socialism. As feminism is the movement to secure economic, political, and social equality for women, and socialism is the only movement that can deliver such equality to all people, we find socialist insights

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