Actress Jodhi May cast as Selma James in Steve McQueen’s new BBC series, Small Axe

The Observer Actor defends film’s depiction of teacher’s affair with schoolboy Jodhi May says Scarborough, in which her character has a romance with a 16-year-old boy, is supposed to be uncomfortable to watch Vanessa Thorpe Sun 8 Sep 2019 07.59 BST  Jodhi May and Jordan Bolger in Scarborough, directed by Barnaby Southcombe. Actress Jodhi May, who stars … Continue reading Actress Jodhi May cast as Selma James in Steve McQueen’s new BBC series, Small Axe

Selma James in Monthly Review

Beyond Boundaries by Selma James and Ron Augustin (Sep 01, 2019) Topics: Feminism , History , Marxism , Movements  Places: Europe , United Kingdom Selma James in July 2012. Photo credit: Crossroads AV Collective. Ron Augustin is a freelance journalist and editor based in Brussels. In collaboration with the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, he has been involved in editorial and digitization projects documenting anti-imperialist movements of … Continue reading Selma James in Monthly Review

Women say: reorient benefits to support us and recognise care work

Here is our submission to the Labour Policy Forum about benefits and employment, done jointly with WinVisible - women with visible and invisible disabilities .  Anyone can make a submission, as an individual or organisation, as a Labour Party member or guest.  The consultation ends tomorrow 30 June.  https://www.policyforum.labour.org.uk/commissions Labour policy review – Work, pensions and … Continue reading Women say: reorient benefits to support us and recognise care work

Mothers’ Climate March, Sunday 12 May, 12 noon Hyde Park Corner – join us

We’re joining the Mothers’ Climate March because: Rural mothers risk their lives to defensed  lands/forests/waters from agribusinesss/mega-dams/mining/fracking which are driving much of global heating. Mothers are at the forefront of a global peasant movement which is taking on industrial agriculture to provide healthy food for all and re-green and cool the planet! Breastfeeding is discouraged- … Continue reading Mothers’ Climate March, Sunday 12 May, 12 noon Hyde Park Corner – join us

Selma James quoted in article: “What is killing marriage and the family?”

It’s not just the free market or big government - there’s Big Sister too Belinda Brown | May 11 2019 |  1 Share on FacebookShare on Twitter forward by email Print Subscribe The male breadwinner ... now just a privilege of the upper middle class? The birth of a new Royal baby here in Britain reminds us what privileged women … Continue reading Selma James quoted in article: “What is killing marriage and the family?”

Complain to Woman’s Hour about their sexist reporting on “parental alienation”

Selma James to Woman’s Hour I am appalled by Woman’s Hour’s report on  ‘parental alienation’ (26 April 2016)  provoked by Families Need Fathers’s march the day  before. You reported on ‘parental alienation’ which has  notoriously been used by fathers, including violent fathers, to discredit the mother who is most often the caring  parent, and to … Continue reading Complain to Woman’s Hour about their sexist reporting on “parental alienation”

Statement: End Discrimination: Respect Human Rights And Restore Shamina Begum’s UK Nationality

END DISCRIMINATION: RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTS AND RESTORE SHAMINA BEGUM’S UK NATIONALITY For clarification and/or further information, kindly contact Charles Hector (+60192371100 easytocall@gmail.com), Selma James ( +44 20 7482 2496,  gws@globalwomenstrike.net ) and/or Nina Lopez ( +44 20 7482 2496, law@allwomencount.net ) Kindly report on this statement, OR alternatively cause it to be published in your … Continue reading Statement: End Discrimination: Respect Human Rights And Restore Shamina Begum’s UK Nationality