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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Celebrating International Women's Day

“Break the Chains! Unleash the Fury of Women as a Mighty Force for Revolution!” -Jiang Qing/江青

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Hoppy Gnome, in Wichita, Kansas, plans to donate some of their proceeds to the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center. Many other people came to drink and donate. 

What is Women's Day? Alexandra Kollontai

What is Women's Day? It's really necessary? Is not it a concession to women of bourgeois class, to feminists and suffragettes? Is it not harmful to the unity of the workers movement? These issues are still heard in Russia, although not abroad. Life itself has given a clear and eloquent answer to these questions.

The day of the woman is a link in the long and solid chain of women in

the workers movement. The organized army of women workers grows every day. Twenty years ago the workers 'organizations only had scattered groups of women in the bases of the workers' parties ... Now the English unions have more than 292,000 syndicated women; in Germany there are around 200,000 unionized and 150,000 in the workers' party, in Austria there are 47,000 in the unions and 20,000 in the party. Everywhere, in Italy, Hungary, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Switzerland, women of the working class are organizing themselves. The army of socialist women has almost one million members. A powerful force! A force with which the powers of the world should count when the issue of the cost of living, maternity insurance, is put on the table,

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