11 Dec: Protecting Breastfeeding from state intervention

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 …

Selma James in Il Manifesto: «Per affermare il valore della cura, sciopero globale»

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 …

Cardiff People’s Assembly hosting an event with Selma James, “Women Race and Class: Uniting Our Struggles”.

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 …

International Women’s Strike planning meeting Tues 20 Nov, 6pm

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 …

“Universal Credit – a hostile environment for women”. Article in Morning Star.

SELMA JAMES AND SOLVEIG FRANCIS | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018 Women are more likely to be single parents and carers, which is why the attacks on welfare under the universal credit policy have been an act of political misogyny, writes SELMA JAMES and SOLVEIG FRANCIS THE FURY against universal credit (UC), imposing destitution and even …

£1 trillion worth of unpaid housework, figures show

The article by Lindsey German of Counterfire with its juicy quote about “unpaid work” was passed on to me, and I was delighted to receive it. [It said:] “The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has estimated that the amount of unpaid household work carried out in the UK is worth £1.24 trillion a year. The value has …

US Poor People’s Campaign launch 6 weeks of action

14 MAY 2018 – POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN LAUNCH SIX WEEKS OF NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION ACROSS THE UNITED STATES A new multiracial mass movement has been growing in the United States. The Poor People’s Campaign: a National Call for Moral Revival (PPC) is launching its first nation-wide event on May 14, the day after the US Mothers’ Day. Through highly publicized, non-violent …

The Global Women’s Strike has evolved into a worldwide protest

Decades after Iceland’s ‘day off’, our women’s strike is stronger than ever Selma James The Global Women’s Strike has evolved into a worldwide protest with myriad demands Thu 8 Mar 2018 06.00 GMTLast modified on Thu 8 Mar 2018 13.12 GMT  ‘As a result of Poland and Argentina coming together, the International Women’s Strike was formed.’ Women march in …