Keynote address of Coni Ledesma Solidarity and Fight Back Conference Toronto, Canada 5-7 August 2017 Good morning dear kasama, comrades and friends, After that rousing welcome with the singing of the IWA Hymn, let me share with you stories of women who have resisted imperialism. Let me start by telling you the story of a… Continue reading WOMEN RESIST IMPERIALISM
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Commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki Nuclear Holocaust Hold US Imperialism Accountable for Crimes Against Humanity! August 6, 2017 Today marks the 72nd Anniversary of the horrific bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki resulting in more than 200,000 people – men, women and children murdered by the imperialist United States of America. We condemn the mass genocide… Continue reading ILPS & IWA Statement on the 72nd Anniversary of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki Nuclear Holocaust
With an aim to build a global movement against militarism, injustice and repression, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) and International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS) are organizing an anti-war conference, Solidarity and Fightback: Building Resistance to US-led War, Militarism and Neofascism on August 5 – 7, 2017 at the University of Toronto, Canada. On August 6,… Continue reading UPDATE on 6 AUGUST: Women Fight Repression, Neo-fascism, Militarization and Wars of Aggression!
RESISTANCE: A SONG OF QUOTES IN WOMEN’S STRUGGLES Lyrics by Joi Barrios-Leblanc Music by Tony Palis (Nov. 6, 2015) INTRO: STAND WITH ME, ALL MY SISTERS FOR NO BATTLES ARE FOUGHT ALONE HERE WE PLEDGE, OUR LIVES WE OFFER HEART AND SOUL, AND FLESH AND BONE IN THE FACTORIES AND OUR KITCHENS WE LABOR LIKE… Continue reading IWA Hymn Lyrics
Barely 100 days into the Trump presidency, the US government has escalated bombings, airstrikes and troop deployments abroad, and intensified repression at home. His slogan, “America First” is a desperate attempt to maintain US global hegemony in a crisis-laden multipolar world. We need to reverse the rising tide of war by building a global movement… Continue reading Reverse the tide of war!
Last Monday, January 4, 2016, three Kurdish women politicians were killed in Kurdistan in Southeast Turkey as the Turkish state continues its all-out onslaught against the Kurdish people.… Continue reading IWA CONDEMNS EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLING OF THREE KURDISH WOMEN POLITICIANS BY TURKISH SECURITY FORCES