3.27.2010

Celebrate International Working Women's Month!

To celebrate, I'm putting up my first entry on this blog!

I hope to post news of love and struggle here when I can--

Some years back I wrote up a brief history of the origins and revival
of
International Women's Day:

"1970: Reviving the Fighting Spirit of International Women's Day"
http://www.workers.org/2005/us/womens-day-0303/index.html

And "fighting spirit" definitely describes how working women are
uniting in the midst of the current capitalist economic and military crises:

Check out the People's Video Network of women leading an IWD protest
in New York City:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE1YE0pcI3Y

For a roundup of world-wide protests to mark March 8, the 100th anniversary
of IWD--
International Women's Day--

http://www.workers.org/women/international_womens_day_0325/index.html

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