Tag Archives: National Organization for Women

AFL-CIO redefines labor movement

The AFL-CIO convention reflected changed realities and the need to adopt new perspectives and goals. Delegates redefined the labor movement as more than union members. For decades the bureaucracy has become more identified with the corporations than the aspirations of the workers. Continue reading

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Walmart workers rally

Walmart store and warehouse workers, with the support of several busloads of national NOW conference participants, rallied at the downtown Chicago Walmart store. Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, January-February 2013

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Women World Wide by Artemis On Jan. 2, Gerda Lerner, a founding member of the National Organization for Women and history professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, died at the age … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, September-October 2012

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Suzanne Rose Yaounde, Cameroon—Human rights leaders from Africa united to denounce “Gay Hate Day,” which took place on Aug. 21 in Cameroon, and the ongoing arrests of people … Continue reading

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New attacks on women take fascistic turn

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Editorial New attacks on women take fascistic turn The depths of this society’s inhumanity have been laid bare by the intensity of the war on women’s bodies, minds and lives. … Continue reading

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‘A Strange Stirring’ book review

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: ‘A Strange Stirring’ A Strange Stirring: ‘The Feminine Mystique’ and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s, by Stephanie Coontz (Basic Books, New York), 2011. A Strange Stirring is an … Continue reading

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