While middle class feminists regard the oppression of women as an inherent biological trait of men, Marxism explains that the root of women’s oppression lies not in biology, but in social conditions.
For Marxists, the root cause of all forms of oppression consists in the division of society into classes. For many feminists, on the other hand, the oppression of women is rooted in the nature of […]
This article looks at the history of the struggle of women to win the right to vote. Barbara Humphries looks at this issue and how it relates to the development of the class struggle.
The murder by a white police officer of an unarmed 19-year-old black man was the spark which ignited the accumulated tinder of racism and poverty in Cincinnati last week. In the biggest “race riots” since […]
The horrific deaths of 58 Chinese migrants found in Dover, revealed to the world the monstrous effects of Britain’s immigration regime. By making it virtually impossible for refugees and migrants to enter this country legally, […]
The state-sanctioned murder of Shaka Sankofa (a.k.a. Gary Graham) once again raised the issue of the death penalty in the public eye. Rob Sewell takes a look at the death penalty and police brutality in […]
This document outlines the first steps given by Marxism to fight for women’s rights, what the first successful revolution meant for the emancipation of women, conditions of women under capitalism both in advanced and Third […]
We reproduce here an article from 1988 which examines the position of women in the former USSR.