Austin: MFP Celebrates Working Mother’s Day with Community Cook-Out

Article and Coverage by Tribune of the People On Mother’s Day weekend, Popular Women’s Movement (PWM) held a community barbecue outside the Booker T. Washington Terrace Apartments to celebrate working mothers. “We are out here (…) to celebrate mother’s day, and working women not just here but all around the world,” a member of PWMContinue reading “Austin: MFP Celebrates Working Mother’s Day with Community Cook-Out”

Austin: Popular Women’s Movement Hosts ‘Revolutionary Kids Block Party’

Article and Coverage by Tribune of the People On Sunday, Popular Women’s Movement (PWM) held a “Revolutionary Kids Block Party” to bring recreational activities and revolutionary ideas to children and their parents in a working class community of East Austin. The event also helped working parents who have to juggle their jobs and home lifeContinue reading “Austin: Popular Women’s Movement Hosts ‘Revolutionary Kids Block Party’”

MFP: Defeat the deceitful fascist offensive to criminalize abortion

The following is an unofficial translation of the statement released by Movimento Feminino Popular in Brazil. Read the original article at A Nova Democracia. MFP: Defeat the deceitful fascist offensive to criminalize abortionPopular Women’s Movement (MFP), 08 September 2020 “Women carry half the sky on their shoulders and must conquer it.”Chairman Mao Tsetung “Bourgeois democracyContinue reading “MFP: Defeat the deceitful fascist offensive to criminalize abortion”

Texas: Calls to Shut Down Military Base after Murder of Young Woman Army Specialist

Article and Coverage by Tribune of the People The remains of Vanessa Guillén, a 20-year-old Army specialist stationed at Fort Hood in Central Texas, were found on June 30 after weeks of her family demanding that the US military take her April 22 disappearance seriously. The confirmation of her murder, which was likely tied toContinue reading “Texas: Calls to Shut Down Military Base after Murder of Young Woman Army Specialist”

A Woman’s Place is in the Fight!

Working women must combat the abortion ban through vigorous class struggle As imperialism enters a severe crisis, the bourgeoisie uses the coronavirus pandemic as a diversion and method to control the population with fear. Additionally, emboldened right-wing politicians in Texas and other states are exploiting this crisis to attack women’s rights. In the face ofContinue reading “A Woman’s Place is in the Fight!”

Abortion Bans During a Crisis is an Attack Against Women

Capitalists are inherently opportunists and will stop at no lengths to use any crisis plaguing the working class to further exploit people. This past Monday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton used fears of coronavirus to support Governor Greg Abbot’s mandate to ban abortion, stating “no one is exempt from the governor’s executive order on medicallyContinue reading “Abortion Bans During a Crisis is an Attack Against Women”

Go Beyond Sit-ins, and Stand Up and Rebel!

Last Friday on October 25th, 2019 Popular Women’s Movement – Movimiento Femenino Popular joined women students in a sit-in against The University of Texas’ administration for their apathetic response to multiple professors who have violated UT’s sexual misconduct code. These professors have received little or no recourse at all. Professor Coleman Hutchison has multiple allegationsContinue reading “Go Beyond Sit-ins, and Stand Up and Rebel!”

Celebrating the Revolutionary Frida Kahlo

A Summary Recap of Frida’s 112th Birthday Party in Austin On July 6th, Popular Women’s Movement-Movimiento Femenino Popular (PWM-MFP) invited the public to a celebration of revolutionary artist Frida Khalo. Our event was aimed at highlighting Frida as the revolutionary woman who believed in the International Communist Movement. We honored her 112th birthday by payingContinue reading “Celebrating the Revolutionary Frida Kahlo”

International Working Women’s Day

Austin’s first militant International Working Women’s Day march, organized by Popular Women’s Movement, overcame police impediment and fascist harassment by the Texas Nomads SAR, a white nationalist organization that is anti-woman and anti-immigrant.

A Change in the Sky

Report from cultural action and political intervention at City Hall on February 1st 2019 The liberal group ATX Resistance Action was due to host a protest they called “No Benefit for Rapists” on Thursday, January 31. The protest was meant to respond to the recent decision by the city to continue to pay the formerContinue reading “A Change in the Sky”