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  • My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter

    An ode to mothers, daughters, and sisters—the tiny gods who fight to change the world.
  • The Mother of All Questions

    Rebecca Solnit’s timely follow-up to her national bestseller Men Explain Things to Me offers a refreshing take on contemporary feminism.
  • "When the Welfare People Come"

    Analyzes the history of the U.S. child welfare system and its implications today, offering ideas for reform and building solidarity.
  • Reproductive Rights and Wrongs

    With a new preface, this feminist classic reveals the dangers of contemporary population-control tactics, especially for women in developing countries.
  • Song of the Stubborn One Thousand

    An account of the successful strike by mainly Mexican women workers at the largest plant in Watsonville, California.
  • Disposable Domestics

    Analyzes recent immigration debates targeting women of color and challenges the racism behind the rhetoric.
  • Undivided Rights

    Undivided Rights captures the evolving and largely unknown activist history of women of color organizing for reproductive justice.
  • Bananeras

    Women banana workers—bananeras—are waging a powerful revolution by making gender equity central in Latin American labor organizing.
  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggle

    Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition.
  • Women and Socialism (Revised and Updated Edition)

    A socialist perspective on women's oppression and liberation, exploring the connection between women's rights and equality for all.
  • Men Explain Things To Me

    A landmark essay that went viral, inspired the word “mansplaining,” and prompted fierce arguments.
  • Clara Zetkin

    Essays and speeches from 1889-1933, long unavailable in the U.S., on women's equality, labor, peace, socialism.
  • Alexandra Kollontai

    Kollotai was a brilliant and passionate defender of the ideals of the Russian revolution and women's liberation.
  • Marxism and the Oppression of Women

    Decades after initial publication, Vogel's book remains an essential contribution to the development of a materialist theory of gender oppression.
  • Marx on Gender and the Family

    Marx has long been accused of not taking women's issues seriously. Heather Brown sets the record straight.
  • Emma

    Howard Zinn dramatizes the life of Emma Goldman, the anarchist, feminist, and free-spirited thinker who was exiled from the US.
  • Women Strikers Occupy Chain Stores, Win Big

    The first successful all women sit-in conducted by 'the counter girls' at the Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression.
  • Rosa Luxemburg

    The definitive partisan biography of Rosa Luxemburg, as only a contemporary and comrade could know her.
  • Sexuality and Socialism

    An indispensable history and contemporary guide to the struggle for authentic sexual equality and liberation.
  • Myths of Male Dominance

    This classic anthropological study debunks the many myths behind the idea of "natural" male superiority.
  • The Women Incendiaries

    The long out-of-print classic about women in the Paris Commune of 1871.
  • The Essential Rosa Luxemburg

    A new, authoritative introduction to Rosa Luxemburg's most important works.