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A Pandemic Within The Pandemic

H Patricia Hynes Portside
Peace is not just the absence of war. Many women under lockdown for Covid 19 face violence where they should be safest: in their own homes.

“Stay Home and Have the Baby”

Jenny Brown Jacobin
pregnant woman wearing mask Texas and Ohio have ordered a stop to abortions, saying they’re not essential medical services. Other states will follow. Right-wing forces are using the pandemic as a pretext to crack down dramatically on abortion rights. We can’t let them.

Saudi’s Brave Women Pull Back the Curtain on Crown Prince MBS

Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold Independent Media Institute
The fact that MBS lifted the driving ban and simultaneously put in prison those who had campaigned and suffered for such reforms makes clear his actual motive: to silence dissent and prevent these women’s voices from being heard.
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