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My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter
Powerful, poetic meditations on motherhood, sisterhood, spirituality, solidarity, displacement/gentrification, racism, and sexism.
The Mother of All Questions
Rebecca Solnit’s follow-up to the national bestseller
Men Explain Things to Me
includes her new essays on 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.
Analyzes recent immigration debates targeting women of color and challenges the racism behind the rhetoric.
Marlene Gerber Fried
, et al.
Undivided Rights captures the evolving and largely unknown activist history of women of color organizing for reproductive justice.
Women banana workers—bananeras—are waging a powerful revolution by making gender equity central in Latin American labor organizing.
Freedom Is a Constant Struggle
Angela Y. Davis
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.
Essays and speeches from 1889-1933, long unavailable in the U.S., on women's equality, labor, peace, socialism.
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.
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.
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
Eleanor Burke Leacock
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.