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Protests Are Not About the Privileged

A Day Without Women, the general strike organized to coincide with International Women’s Day, appeared to be a logical successor to the January 21st Women’s March following Trump’s inauguration. The election of a racist, kleptocratic egomaniac with no attention span has understandably riled up the nation—in… Read more...

'We're Not Gonna Sit Down': Photos and Conversations From the Women's Strike in New York

The “A Day Without a Woman” rally on 59th street was one of hundreds of gatherings around the country connected to Wednesday’s general strike, and the first of two taking place in Manhattan. Midsize but bursting with energy, the event was tightly packed by the time a colleague and I arrived about 20 minutes after noon. Read more...

Striking Feminists Saw Symbolism in Power Outage of the Statue of Liberty

The radical feminist, anti-Trump strikers for the “A Day Without A Woman” general strike claimed that the power outrage of the Statue of Liberty could symbolize the purpose behind their march. CNN gushed over this possible connection in their article on the power outage: The light was back on at the Statue of Liberty by […]

‘Day Without a Woman’ strike seeks to continue legacy of massive D.C. march

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

This “general strike” action, held in connection with International Women’s Day and in solidarity with the International Women’s Strike, has been criticized by some U.S. movement supporters for asking women to risk their jobs in a nation where only 10.2 percent of women are in unions. Show More Summary

Women’s day protesters ‘detained’ outside Trump Tower

"In order to work, a general strike has to actually stop something from functioning."

Here's What "A Day Without a Woman" Looks Like

Looking to build on the momentum of January's Women's March, many women are using International Women's Day today to participate in a general strike—coined "A Day Without a Woman"—to underscore the often under-appreciated importance of women in the workforce and the economy. Show More Summary

Here's What ‘A Day Without A Woman’ Looks Like Across The Country

Feminist activists have called on women in the United States to join with their sisters in 35 different countries in a day-long general strike known as the “Day Without A Woman.” And on Wednesday, which is International Women’s Day,Show More Summary

Dozens of Schools to Close For Women's Strike

On Wednesday, March 8, dozens of schools will shut down in response to a nationwide general strike, “A Day Without a Woman.” Read more...

11 Movies To Watch While You’re Participating In The Women’s Strike

2 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

This Wednesday is A Day Without Women, a nationwide general strike declared by the organizers of the Women's March. During this event (which takes place on International Women's Day, naturally), women are encouraged to stay at home and take the...

Here's What You Need to Know for Tomorrow's Women's Strike 

On Wednesday, which is International Women’s Day, the organizers behind the historically successful Women’s March will attempt to harness that energy towards a general strike, dubbed “A Day Without a Woman.” The goal, according to organizers, is to recognize “the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our… Read more...

#DayWithoutAWoman Reaches Peak ‘One Percenter’ Privilege

The "general strike" should be rebranded to #DayWithoutRichWomenAndSnobs The post #DayWithoutAWoman Reaches Peak ‘One Percenter’ Privilege appeared first on RedState.

General strike shuts much of southern Nepal after 3 killed

A general strike called by ethnic groups a day after police fire killed at least three protesters shut down markets, schools and transport in much of southern Nepal on Tuesday. … Click to Continue »

Several Hundred Protesters Gather Downtown Ahead Of International Women's Day Rally

The rally comes three days before a general strike and march planned for International Women's Day. [ more › ]

Bay Area political events: International Women’s Day, Standing Rock

Bay Area political events: Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. The organizers behind the Women’s March on Washington are calling for a general strike to show what a day without women would look like. Women’s...Show More Summary

Strikes Against Trump

As I have stated, I am highly skeptical of (mostly) white radicals calling for a “general strike” against Trump because it feels like a bunch of privileged people asking workers to play the leading role in a drama that is not their own. I expressed the same to Bryce Covert in this piece she wrote […]

Women, immigrants and countless others get ready to protest to say fck Trump and all he stands for

People despise Donald Trump and everything he stands for. And on March 8 and May 1 they are mobilizing massive general strikes to protest against him and his agenda. First, the women will strike. And they are hoping for massive numbers...Show More Summary

APW Happy Hour

Hey APW, Next Wednesday is a big day: it’s International Women’s Day, and also is the day of the A Day Without A Woman general strike organized by the team behind January’s Women’s March. And the strike sounds pretty amazing: In theShow More Summary

"A Day Without A Woman" Strike Options Explained

The Women's March on Washington has unveiled the three ways women can partake in the "A Day Without A Woman" general strike on International...

I’M SURE IT’S RACIST OR SOMETHING TO POINT THAT OUT: Meet the terrorist behind the next women’s m…

I’M SURE IT’S RACIST OR SOMETHING TO POINT THAT OUT: Meet the terrorist behind the next women’s march. “Instead of milling around Washington, organizers have in mind a ‘general strike’ called the Day without a Woman. In a manifesto published in The Guardian on Feb. 6, the brains behind the movement are calling for a […]

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