Photo: Compilation of IWWD celebrations, rallies, and newspaper distributions around the United States By Jakob Stein On March 8, revolutionaries and Incendiary Support Committees (ISCs) throughout the US commemorated International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) by distributing a special IWWD print issue, agitating for women’s emancipation, and holding cultural events aimed at organizing women to fight back against their oppressors. In Austin, Texas revolutionary women led … Continue reading International Working Women’s Day Across the United States
Photo: Member of International Working Women’s Day procession holds sign reading, “Organize Working Women!” as police make arrests. By Dmitri Sans On Sunday afternoon, an International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) procession in honor of working women and victims of sexist violence took the streets of Montopolis, a neighborhood that was the home of Veneranda Martinez-Gutierrez, a working mother who was killed by her estranged husband … Continue reading AUSTIN: Mass Arrests of Working Women’s Day Procession Shocks Neighborhood
The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Angriff auf die Polizeikräfte in Ayacucho” from German revolutionary news source Dem Volke Dienen. On Wednesday March 4, several National Police patrols were ambushed in the area of Apurimac and Mantaro Rivers, in the province of Ayacucho, Peru. The incident took place when the security forces were on duty in the center of Santa Rosa, Canayre … Continue reading PERU: Attack on Police in Ayacucho
By the Incendiary Editorial Board On March 8, thousands across the US will celebrate International Working Women’s Day (IWWD), a working-class holiday that originated at the beginning of the 20th century as part of the struggle for socialism. Since then, the holiday which began as a rallying cry to politicize and organize women against the ruling class (the bourgeoisie) has been co-opted by the class … Continue reading Fight for a Revolutionary Proletarian Women’s Movement!
Photo: International Working Women’s Day march in Petrograd, Russia, 1917 By Audrey Hellenbrecht On February 27, 1917 (March 8 modern calendar), thousands of women factory workers took to the streets of Petrograd, Russia on International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) to strike against harsh working conditions, bread rationing by the Tsarist government, and World War I, which sent so many workers and peasants into the trenches … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: International Working Women’s Day
By Ben Robinson and Joseph Belko Last week body camera footage surfaced documenting the arrest of 6-year-old Kaia Rolle by Orlando police officers Dennis Turner and Sergio Ramos on September 19, 2019. Kaia had been arrested on charges of “misdemeanor battery” at the Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy when she had a tantrum after being grabbed by her wrists by school staff. Florida has no … Continue reading ORLANDO: Gutwrenching Video Surfaces of School Police Arresting 6-Year-Old Black Girl
Photo: Thousands of nurses and other healthcare workers went on strike to improve staffing levels and patient care at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. By Audrey Hellenbrecht Last month, striking nurses at the Swedish Medical Center (SMC) in Seattle, Washington were finally able to return to work after thousands were locked out at the end of a three-day strike. Over 7,800 nurses and other healthcare … Continue reading SEATTLE: Nurses Strike for Better Patient Care, Locked Out Upon Return