Working women must combat the abortion ban through vigorous class struggle As imperialism enters a severe crisis, the bourgeoisie uses the coronavirus pandemic as a diversion and method to control the population with fear. Additionally, emboldened right-wing politicians in Texas and other states are exploiting this crisis to attack women’s rights. In the face of… Continue reading A Woman’s Place is in the Fight!
Capitalists are inherently opportunists and will stop at no lengths to use any crisis plaguing the working class to further exploit people. This past Monday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton used fears of coronavirus to support Governor Greg Abbot’s mandate to ban abortion, stating "no one is exempt from the governor's executive order on medically… Continue reading Abortion Bans During a Crisis is an Attack Against Women
Last Friday on October 25th, 2019 Popular Women's Movement - Movimiento Femenino Popular joined women students in a sit-in against The University of Texas’ administration for their apathetic response to multiple professors who have violated UT's sexual misconduct code. These professors have received little or no recourse at all. Professor Coleman Hutchison has multiple allegations… Continue reading Go Beyond Sit-ins, and Stand Up and Rebel!
A Summary Recap of Frida’s 112th Birthday Party in Austin On July 6th, Popular Women’s Movement-Movimiento Femenino Popular (PWM-MFP) invited the public to a celebration of revolutionary artist Frida Khalo. Our event was aimed at highlighting Frida as the revolutionary woman who believed in the International Communist Movement. We honored her 112th birthday by paying… Continue reading Celebrating the Revolutionary Frida Kahlo
Women must rise up and organize against them The International Socialist Organization (ISO) crumbled under the revelation that newly-elected steering member Joe Richard raped a woman in 2013 and ISO leadership covered it up even after the disciplinary committee found him guilty. Despite current leadership claiming to have expelled the offender, they only refer to… Continue reading Revisionist Rapists are on the loose!
A Call to Kick Out Organizations Against Working Women from East Austin! Members of PWM-MFP successfully disrupted a revisionist study group on “socialist feminism” led by the Austin branch of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) last week. Not only was the DSA event weeks late in celebrating what they call International Women's Day, they left… Continue reading Militant Women Disrupt DSA Austin Revisionist Night School
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made national headlines for what the media is calling “slamming moderates” and “railing against” capitalism. Ocasio-Cortez spoke at the technology, art, and film festival, South by Southwest, on Saturday where she was quoted saying that “capitalism is irredeemable.” As a red anti-capitalist women’s organization located in Austin, we could not ignore… Continue reading Austin is Visited by a Con Artist