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Thousands take to streets as MPs clear way for protest-smashing Police Bill

16 March 2021
Chants of “Kill the Bill” rang out in Parliament Square on Tuesday night. Thousands of people took to the streets against a new assault on the right to protest—as well as sexism and the police.

Protests have power to disrupt their system

16 March 2021
The rage of women on the streets across Britain this week at the system and the police showed the state was losing control.

The establishment quakes following police violence

16 March 2021
The scenes of police attacking protesters in Clapham sent the establishment into a mini meltdown.

Protests say Met boss should go

16 March 2021
Calls are growing louder for Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Cressida Dick to resign following the police’s violent handling of the Sarah Everard vigil last Saturday.

Third night of mass protest takes on sexism and police repression

15 March 2021
Over 1,000 angry protesters raged through the streets of central London on Monday on the third night of protest against the sexist system

The alleged killer of Sarah Everard belonged to institutionally sexist force

15 March 2021
Wayne Couzens is charged with the ­kidnapping and murder of Sarah Everard. He is a ­firearms officer from Scotland Yard’s elite Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command.

Fury on streets over violence against women and Tory police bill

14 March 2021
Rage against the sexist system returned to the streets on Sunday as around 4,000 people protested in central London

Tories’ draconian police bill will ensure many more repeats of Clapham Common

14 March 2021
What happened on Clapham Common on Saturday evening will be repeated, but more often and with more brutality if a new bill goes through parliament.

Thousands defy police bans to demand an end to violence against women

13 March 2021
A furious crowd confronted the cops in Clapham Common, south London, on Saturday. Protesters defied a ban to gather and pay their respects to Sarah Everard

LETTERS—Smash the capitalist system that causes women’s oppression

13 March 2021
I was not shocked to discover that recent research has found almost all young women in Britain have experienced sexual harassment.

Outrage after court allows police ban of Reclaim These Streets vigils

12 March 2021
In a disgraceful verdict the High Court has refused to set aside the police ban on a Reclaim These Streets vigil on Clapham Common

How can we end this sexist system?

11 March 2021
The apparent police murder of Sarah Everard has lifted the lid on the foul, sexist system that we live in.

International round-up—France, Switzerland, Tunisia and Myanmar

09 March 2021
Thousands of people joined marches in the run-up to International Women’s Day across France last weekend.

Letters—Catalan political prisoners and the fight for independence

09 March 2021
Catalonian struggles + International Working Women's Day + Trans rights + Anti-Traveller racism

Tory failures worsen women’s lives

10 February 2021
A report published by the Women and Equalities Committee has warned the Tories are “turning the clock back” on gender equality.

Back on the streets fighting for abortion rights in Poland

31 January 2021
'A draconian new law amounts to the torture of pregnant women and is a reminder for us all that our rights are never set in stone'

Alexandra Kollontai—a fighter from the struggle

16 January 2021
Writings From The Struggle contains new translations of Alexandra Kollontai’s work. Isabel Ringrose looks at a revolutionary committed to liberation and socialism

Breaking up with marriage—why our relationships matter to our rulers

03 January 2021
With a new law making divorce easier set to be passed in Britain this year, Sarah Bates asks why the people at the top of society still care about marriage

Little known stories of the women who led struggles

18 December 2020
New book Rebellious Daughters of History brings to light inspiring lives of women that fought for change

Protests continue in Poland as support swells for abortion rights fight

29 November 2020
The fight over abortion rights in Poland is continuing with renewed energy

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