A Victory for Socialist Feminism: An Interview with Susan Dorazio

Susan Dorazio joined Socialist Party USA in 1995 and, alongside comrades like Sister Nan and Maggie Phair, was instrumental in making women’s issues a central plank of the party’s platforms and establishing the Women’s Commission. Dorazio left the SP in 2007 and

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Got Milk-Drinking Feminism? Nope: Why the Dairy Industry is Incompatible with Feminism

Women’s rights, including that of their reproductive systems, have come a long way.  Waves of feminism have come through history, beginning with the Suffragettes.  Ecofeminism, in the 1980s, was the first to identify with the oppression of farmed animals. It wasn’t until

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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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