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Iran on Flames after Morality Police murder of Mahsa Amini- Videos and Reports

Iran has erupted over the death of a young woman in police custody for “improperly” wearing the hijab. In the context of a deep economic and political crisis, Iranians are also questioning their deeply unpopular regime and its brutal oppression of women. Last Tuesday evening, Mahsa (Zina) Amini, a 22-year-old ethnic Kurd from the western city of Saqez in the Kurdistan province, was detained outside a metro station in Tehran… …

Theory

My Body Is Not Your Capital-Producing Machine – Or Is It?

Written by Dr. Susan Rosenthal MD, author of the book “The Social Sources of Sickness: What I Learned From 50 Years in Medicine”. ____ There are three basic freedoms: freedom to say NO; freedom to move away; and freedom to change what does not work. Individual freedom requires social support. To say NO, you need others to respect your choice and not force you to obey. To move freely, you… …

Global movement

Silvia Federici — Feminism And the Politics of the Commons

At least since the Zapatistas took over the zócalo in San Cristobal de las Casas on December 31, 1993 to protest legislation dissolving the ejidal lands of Mexico, the concept of ‘the commons’ has been gaining popularity among the radical left, internationally and in the U.S., appearing as a basis for convergence among anarchists, Marxists, socialists, ecologists, and eco-feminists.There are important reasons why this apparently archaic idea has come to… …

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