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Letters—‘Blackfishing’ debate exposes racism in the music industry

Letters—‘Blackfishing’ debate exposes racism in the music industry This week social media was set ablaze after pop artist Jesy Nelson released her new solo track Bad Boys featuring Nicki Minaj.

Marches for abortion rights in the US, and solidarity in Britain

Marches for abortion rights in the US, and solidarity in Britain Tens of thousands of pro-choice activists were set to join 660 separate mobilisations across the US on Saturday.

Join pro-choice march on US embassy in London

Join pro-choice march on US embassy in London Supporters of a woman’s right to choose on abortion will demonstrate this Saturday in solidarity with protesters in the US opposing vicious attacks on abortion rights in Texas and other states.

Why the US right attack abortion

Why the US right attack abortion Abortion rights have been hard fought for in the US. Now some of these rights are under ferocious assault. Isabel Ringrose explores a history of resistance and shows why the right’s view on abortion is complicated

Pro-choice protesters stand up to bigots’ annual march in London

Pro-choice protesters stand up to bigots’ annual march in London Pro-choice activists protested in Parliament Square, central London, on Saturday against an annual anti-abortion march.

Fury as Texas bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy

01 September 2021
This assault on women's rights is part of a sustained attack across large parts of the United States

LETTERS—How medical monopolies wreck the lives of millions

04 May 2021
The vaccine rollout is a cause for celebration for many, but it also shines a spotlight on Western domination over the Global South.

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'

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

Fascist-led march in Poland is smallest in years as abortion protests continue

13 November 2020
For years, the 11 November march has attracted tens of thousands of people. But Wednesday saw only thousands on the streets of Warsaw—the smallest march in ten years.

Pro-choice protests transform Poland as state fails to slander the movement

01 November 2020
The mass pro-choice protests in Poland are growing. A march on Warsaw last Friday was 100,000-strong, according to organisers and the city council. People came from all over the country to demonstrate in the capital.

Pro-choice protests sweep through Poland

24 October 2020
An explosion of daily mass demonstrations for abortion rights has swept dozens of towns and cities across Poland. 

Why the right want to control women’s bodies

18 October 2020
After the appointment of anti-choice judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court, Sarah Bates looks at why opposing abortion is a defining issue for the right

Letters: Unite against all of those who peddle racism and transphobia

13 July 2020
It’s a shame there’s no invisibility cloak to throw at transphobic authors

Letters: Say no to the sick idea of the ‘survival of the fittest’

11 April 2020
A new scandal over Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) orders has revived previously unthinkable eugenic notions about the “survival of the fittest”. 

Abortion law changes do not go far enough

31 March 2020
Rules relaxing access to abortion aren’t enough to protect women in the pandemic.

Never mind the coronavirus, what about the bottom line?

23 March 2020
Never mind the coronavirus, what about the bottom line?

DUP—Don’t Undertake Pact with these bigots

22 October 2019
The bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) tried to recall the Stormont Assembly in Northern Ireland for the first time in two and half years on Monday.

Northern Ireland abortion law changes are a victory—but the struggle goes on

15 October 2019
abortion will be decriminalised in Northern Ireland on 21 October—if a devolved Northern Irish government does not meet before then.

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