Save the date! – Saturday 2 Feb 2019 Film screening: How the Mangrove 9 Won Altheia Jones-LeCointe, defendant and point of reference for the Black Panther Movement (UK) which organised the defence. Ian Macdonald, now QC, then key barrister of the defence team. Key participants describe the successful trial and community organising which spearheaded the … Continue reading Screening Mangrove 9 film, Sat 2 Feb
From Payday Men's Network working with the Global Women's Strike Emergency Alert! Kevan Thakrar in Solitary Confinement for 8 years in the UK Please send him a holiday card and write to your MP! Dear friends, Kevan Thakrar has been in solitary confinement in UK prisons for more than eight years. The UN has called … Continue reading Kevan Thakrar – 8 years in solitary confinement! Send season’s greeting and Write to your MP
Since 17 November, there’s been widespread street protests and road blocks all over France by the ‘gilets jaunes’ (named after the hi-vis yellow vests they wear). They were sparked off by an increase in the tax on petrol while the rich had had a tax cut. The movement has grown and broadened its demands … Continue reading France: Mothers denounce police brutality
As you know there has been widespread street protests all over France in the last few weeks. It started against an increase in the tax on petrol while the rich had had a tax cut. The protests have grown and broadened their demands, and many sectors including students, ambulance workers, campaigners against police murders and … Continue reading Statement from a Yellow Vests group in France
From Legal Action for Women: Dear Friends, Protecting breastfeeding from State intervention (family courts, detention centres, hospitals, prisons, etc.) We thought you would like to know about an important meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Infant Feeding & Inequalities on Tuesday 11 December 2018. See agenda here. Solveig Francis and Shoda Rackal from … Continue reading 11 Dec: Protecting Breastfeeding from state intervention
INTERNAZIONALE Intervista. La cura è un’attività umanizzante, si diventa un essere umano completo quando si rende l'altro centrale nel proprio operato, oggi gli uomini stanno imparando Selma James Selma James, classe 1930, è un’autrice e attivista statunitense, da molti anni residente a Londra. Ha scritto insieme a Maria Rosa Dalla Costa «Potere femminile e sovversione sociale». … Continue reading Selma James in Il Manifesto: «Per affermare il valore della cura, sciopero globale»
Selma James – on struggles of women 21 Nov 2017 /Oindrila Gupta On 30th November, Cardiff People’s Assembly is hosting an event with Selma James, “Women Race and Class: Uniting Our Struggles”. men and women on a protest against austerity (picture credit: Cardiff People’s Assembly) Selma James, celebrated author and the founder of the international Wages for Housework … Continue reading Cardiff People’s Assembly hosting an event with Selma James, “Women Race and Class: Uniting Our Struggles”.
Come to a planning meeting for the International Women's Strike (IWS: 8 March 2019) 6pm, Tuesday 20 November 2018 Liz Hilton (EMPOWER-Thailand) is in London for a few days. So we are meeting now to benefit from Thai women’s struggle and especially their mass movement of sex workers. Also, Liz, Selma James and Nina Lopez (Global … Continue reading International Women’s Strike planning meeting Tues 20 Nov, 6pm