Next Organising Meetings:
NORTH: Sunday 28 September, 2-4pm, Costa, Peace Gardens, Sheffield
LONDON: Thursday 9 October 7-9pm.
At Common House, Unit E,, 5 Pundersons Gardens, E2 9QG. (Nearest tube Bethnal Green)
All self-defining women welcome, this includes trans*women and intersex women.
Please contact us if you need childcare. We can either fund it or arrange for you to bring along any small people to the meeting.
Feminist Fightback Film Club, Friday 3rd October 2014, 7.30pm
Inspired by the current Focus E15 Mothers struggle for social housing in
Newham, London, and past and present housing struggles in the UK and abroad,
this month’s Feminist Fightback Film Club takes housing as its theme.
Mothers’ Strike (22′, Szum TV/ Feminist Think Tank Poland, 2010) – introduced
by Magda who made the film
Behind the Rent Strike (50′, Nick Broomfield, UK, 1974)
Screening followed by a discussion with Sam and Jasmin from Focus E15 Mothers
We are planning on holding the event at the E15 Open House occupation, 60-68
Doran Walk, Carpenter’s Estate, E15 (Stratford tube/overland). The back-up
venue is The Common House, Unit E, 5 Pundersons Gardens, E2 (Bethnal Green
tube/overland). Please check back for venue confirmation nearer the time.
For more information on the inspiring struggle of the Focus E15 Mothers see:
A workshop on workplace organising and anti-capitalist struggle Saturday 15th November, 2014 The Common House, Unit E, 5 Punderson Gardens. Bethnal Green 10.30 – 4.30pm What is the connection between day-to-day workplace organising and wider anti-capitalist struggle? What is our role as ‘revolutionaries’ in our own workplaces? What kinds [...]
Background The text below has come out of various discussions in London, Berlin and Delhi about a text by Maya John (hereafter referred to as MJ), ‘Class Societies and Sexual Violence: A Marxist Understanding of Rape’. We also met her and her co-author, both members of a neo-Maoist youth group ‘Revolutionary Youth Organisation’ (KYS), which [...]