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2018 Press Advisory

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We need a feminism for the 99%. That’s why women will strike this year



Women across the globe are planning to strike on March 8. Here’s why.

2017 Archive

Press releases

Post-strike national press release

National press statement on strike

National press statement on Muslim ban

Selected Media Coverage

The Nation – “Striking on International Women’s Day Is Not a Privilege”

The Nation – “How You Can Join the International Women’s Strike on March 8”

The Nation – “When Did Solidarity With Working Women Become a Privilege?”

Glamour – “Everything You Need to Know about the Women’s Strike on March 8”

Glamour – “The Upcoming Women’s Strike Has Already Caused a School District to Close”

Glamour – “7 Women on Why They’re Not Staying Home on March 8”

Jacobin – “Why Women Should Strike”

Jacobin – “What the Women’s Strike Means”

Jacobin – “A Feminism that Takes to the Streets”

Viewpoint Magazine – “Beyond Lean-in: For a Feminism of the 99%”

Viewpoint Magazine – “Striking for Ourselves”

Viewpoint Magazine – “Striking at the Roots”

New York Magazine (Twice) (Thrice)

Pacifica Radio (Twice) (Thrice)

The Guardian – “Women of America: We’re Going on Strike”

The Guardian – “Strikes Were Part of Women’s Day Before. With Trump, They Will Be Again”

The Huffington Post – “The Day Without a Woman Is Happening”

The Huffington Post – “As a Black Woman, Here’s Why I’m Striking on March 8”

Vogue – “What We Talk About When We Talk About a Woman’s Strike”

Vogue – “How Men Can Support the Women’s Strike”

Truth-out – “To Halt the Slide into Authoritarianism, We Need a General Strike”

Truth-out – “For a Feminist Movement for the 99%, The Women’s Strike Was Just the Beginning” (Twice)

The Village Voice – “Is America Ready for a General Strike?”

The Village Voice – “Women Are At a Breaking Point”

Jezebel – “A Women’s Strike is Coming Soon”

Jezebel – “Here’s What You Need to Know for Tomorrow’s Women’s Strike”

The New York Times (Twice)

Mic – “Women’s Strike NYC March Route: Here’s the Significance of Every Stop”

Mic – New York City’s Women Spent International WOmen’s Day On Strike, In the Street”

Alternet – “Labor and Women’s Rights Movement Plan Ambitious Mass Protests to Fight Trumpism”

Alternet – “Momentum Grows for a General Strike”

San Francisco Chronicle – “Bay Area Political Events: International Women’s Day”

Observer – “Invisible No More: Women’s Strike Rocks Manhattan”

Public Seminar (series)

New York Daily News – “Here’s What You Need to Know About ‘A Day Without a Woman’ Strike”

The New Yorker – “The Women’s Strike and the Messy Space of Change”

Harpers – “A Feminism for the Masses”

Slate – “Made in the USA”

Vox – “Why New York Women Went On Strike, in Their Own Words”

N+1 – “While the Iron is Hot”

Vice – “Live from the International Women’s Strike”

In These Times – “Women Strike Against Capital—and To Take Back Feminism”

ThinkProgress – “New York City’s women strike to show their economic power”

WAMC – “International Women’s Day Celebrated In Albany”

Laura Flanders Show – “Women’s Solidarity Strikes Back”

Democracy Now – “New Yorkers Speak Out at NYC’s Day Without a Woman Rally”

Feministing – “Why We’re Suspending Posting In Solidarity With the Women’s Strike”

Univision – “Tres Hispanas Nos Cuentan Sus Razones para Protestar en el Día Sin Mujeres”

Al Jazeera English – “The Effectiveness of General Strikes”

MLive – “Hundreds Join Women’s Strike in Ann Arbor”

Vein – “La Huelga General de Las Mujeres a Traves De Sus Organizadoras”

Broadly – “Feminism for the 99%”

Vox – “The “Day Without a Woman” Strike, Explained”

Verso – “Clinton’s Historical Tragedy and the International Women’s Strike”

The Bubble – “The World Will Tremble”

Common Dreams – “Building “Feminism for the 99 Percent,” Women’s Strike Will Take Many Forms” – “March 8: A Women’s Strike for the 99 Percent”

In These Times “The March 8 Strike Is About Building Feminism for the 99%”

The Telegraph – “International Women’s Day 2017: What is it, how did it start and why is it so important?”

Bustle – “How To Find A “Day Without A Woman” Protest, If You Are Able To Take The Day Off Work”

Elle – “Go Ahead and Strike, but Know That Many of Your Sisters Can’t”

The Indypendent – “Dreaming of a General Strike”

NBC New York – “Where Is She? One-Day Women’s Strike Planned Wednesday”

GO Mag – “A Day Without A Woman Takes an Anti-Capitalist Approach” – “7 ways N.J. women can join ‘Day Without a Woman’ protest”

Sydney Morning Herald – “Is global feminism really ready to strike this International Women’s Day?”

The Feminist Wire – “The Many Ways to STRIKE on March 8”

Electronic Intifada – “On 8 March, stand with women of Palestine”

The Newstatesman – “What would happen if the world’s women went on strike?”

Metro – “International Women’s Strike planned and here’s how you can get involved”

BET – “On March 8, Prepare for a National Women’s Strike”

Bustle – “7 Bomb-Ass Quotes From The Women’s Strike Manifesto”

Truthdig – “Women Worldwide Will Strike Against Trump on March 8”

Left voice – “Towards an Internationalist Feminism Rooted in the Working Class”

The National Memo – “Labor And Women’s Rights Activists Plan Mass Protests To Fight Trumpism”

The Street – “Huge Companies Like Amazon Are Being Very Quiet on Profit Hit From International Women’s Day Strikes”

La Izquierda Diario – “La lucha de las mujeres en la era Trump: pelear por el pan y por las rosas”

Inquisitr– – “International Women’s Strike Could Be Next Major Anti-Trump Event”

Gainesville Sun – “The International Women’s Strike goes local”

The Alt – “This is the Women’s movement for the 99%”

News10 Albany – “Local rally held for International Women’s Day”

Huffington Post – “Zionism, the Nakba and Feminism”