Articles by: Omar Raad Chowdhury

The Movement against Patriarchy Must Address Capitalism

The Movement against Patriarchy Must Address Capitalism

Women around the world, regardless of their status, nationality, color, are at a constant state of war with the patriarchy, a war that has been raging since the Agricultural Revolution and that has its roots deeply embedded in property relations. Rapes are the by-products of that war, patriarchy’s trophies won in shameless battles. And,as long aswe would not acknowledge the[Read More…]

January 14, 2020 Patriarchy
PKT3207 - 225418  PETROGRAD: Soldiers of the Keksgolm Regiment in 1917.

Remembering October Revolution: There can be no Alternative to Class Struggle

Over the last one hundred and two years, the Great October Revolution in Russia has been celebrated and condemned, cherished and abhorred, epitomized as a struggle for emancipation and identified asa “coup by criminals”. It has been subjected to merciless criticism and skeptical scrutiny, by a part of the “left” and, of course, the entire right. The one thing that[Read More…]

November 7, 2019 World
Women And Wages: A Capitalist Reality In The Industries of Entertainment And Sports

Women And Wages: A Capitalist Reality In The Industries of Entertainment And Sports

 Known worldwide as the champion of human rights and gender equality, the United States of America, it seems, has failed miserably to live up to its own standards when it comes to the issue of gender pay gap. A report by PayScale Inc., published on July 5, 2017 said that for equal work women in the U.S are paid less[Read More…]

July 6, 2017 Patriarchy