"We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings."
In the aftermath of Charlottesville, President Trump repeatedly asserted that the violence that had led to the death of Heather Heyer had come from “many sides.” Against the obstinate repetition of this lie, even Republicans finally seemed to abandon their champion in shock.
The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.
A mutinous column marches on the Kremlin
Blowing up windows of FSB offices
Bitches piss on the Kremlin walls
Announcing a riot, Abort the System!
Act at dawn? Don’t start to question
For our and your freedom we’ll whip them to submission
The glorious Madonna will teach us to fight
The feminist Magdalena stood up for democracy
Women’s History Month is giving way to a springtime of global protests. On the 106th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York City, which helped spur the growth of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, we acknowledge those who gathered together just a few blocks away from the site of that labor, and human, tragedy for the March 8th 2017 International Women’s Strike.
"[T]he definition of alternatives is the supreme instrument of power."
Amnesty International is currently organizing a petition campaign aimed at urging President Barack Obama to grant clemency to Native American political activist Leonard Peltier after nearly 40 years in federal prison.