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Declaration from the Aboriginal Women’s Action Network

  July 6th, 2011 “As Indigenous women living on occupied territories now known as Canada, who have survived over 500 years of attempted genocide, we declare: 1. We, Indigenous women, will not allow anyone or anything to break the ties that bind us. Despite the  impacts of colonialism – the racism, sexism, poverty and violence … Continue reading Declaration from the Aboriginal Women’s Action Network

“Politics of Reality” Book Review

Ben Cutbank / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin The Politics of Reality: Essays in Feminist Theory, written by Marilyn Frye in the 1980’s, is one of the most instructive books I have read to date. The succinctness of each of her essays, which cover such fundamental topics for the feminist learner as white privilege, male supremacy, … Continue reading “Politics of Reality” Book Review

Survey finds that 43% of young women in London were sexually harrassed in public last year

By Alexandra Topping / The Guardian Sexual harassment is a persistent and dangerous problem on Britain’s streets, women’s charities have warned, as a poll reveals that more than four in 10 young women were sexually harassed in the capital over the last year. A YouGov survey of 1,047 Londoners commissioned by End Violence Against Women … Continue reading Survey finds that 43% of young women in London were sexually harrassed in public last year

Settlers waging campaign of sexual terror against indigenous people in Bangladesh

By Survival An eleven-year old girl from the Chakma tribe in Bangladesh has been raped and murdered by a settler. Sujata Chakma and her younger brother were grazing cows near their village when she was attacked on 9 May. A suspect has been arrested, but local indigenous people have little faith he will be brought … Continue reading Settlers waging campaign of sexual terror against indigenous people in Bangladesh

Murders, child slavery, and deforestation rampant in Amazonia as gold rush devastates region

By Paulina Abramovich / Agence France-Presse A new gold rush is sweeping through Latin America with devastating consequences, ravaging tropical forests and dumping toxic chemicals as illegal miners fight against big international projects. With international market prices for metals high, informal “wildcat” mining has been on the rise in recent years in countries like Bolivia, … Continue reading Murders, child slavery, and deforestation rampant in Amazonia as gold rush devastates region

Bride trafficking company founder using anti-violence group to lobby against abused immigrants

By Laura Bassett / Huffington Post A top official at an anti-domestic violence advocacy group that has been encouraging the House GOP to roll back protections for immigrant victims in the Violence Against Women Act (or VAWA) is the founder of a controversial international matchmaking company, domestic violence workers warned lawmakers on Monday night. The … Continue reading Bride trafficking company founder using anti-violence group to lobby against abused immigrants

Stand Your Ground defense refused to woman who scared off abusive husband with gun

By Maurice Garland / The Loop 21 Nowadays the words “Stand Your Ground” have almost become synonymous with “no fair” and “unjust,” due mostly to the non-arrest of George Zimmerman the night he shot Trayvon Martin and that law that protected him up until just last week. But the cases of John McNeil and now Marissa Alexander have highlighted … Continue reading Stand Your Ground defense refused to woman who scared off abusive husband with gun

Gail Dines: The Shocking Suspension of Dr. Price

By Gail Dines / Counterpunch As colleges become more corporate, we are hearing more and more stories of academics being sanctioned for having the audacity to speak out against corporate malfeasance. Not only does this limit the free speech of academics, it also serves to scare teachers into adhering to the hegemonic discourse. The latest … Continue reading Gail Dines: The Shocking Suspension of Dr. Price