Suffragette – Where’s Sylvia Pankhurst?

Where is Sylvia, what is she? Ask anybody what name they most associate with the suffragette movement and almost universally the answer will be Sylvia Pankhurst. This film for all its merits only once mentions her in passing, and then only to suggest that she didn’t really approve of what the suffragettes were doing. What … Continue reading Suffragette – Where’s Sylvia Pankhurst?

Assata Shakur – black women in the fight for liberation and socialism

Red Youth salutes the revolutionary women of the world! Our young cadre will be publishing short pieces all this week to celebrate our revolutionary heroines in the run up to International Women's Day. Today we give a Red Salute to Assata Shakur. Come and celebrate International Womens Day this Sunday in Birmingham with the CPGB-ML … Continue reading Assata Shakur – black women in the fight for liberation and socialism