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11:00 am

PGH International Women’s Strike: March for Paid Sick Days Now

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-5
Pittsburgh City-County Building, 414 Grant St Ste 512
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States

PLEDGE NOW to support Paid Sick Days in Pittsburgh! English: http://eepurl.com/dkIRwD Español: http://eepurl.com/dmhtl5 Arabic: http://eepurl.com/dmEN-b 3/7: PGH International Women's Strike: Paid Sick Leave Panel (6:30PM, One Smithfield Street) 3/8: PGH International Women's Strike: March for Paid Sick Days Now (Gather starting 10:30AM, City County Building) Childcare & ASL interpretation will be available. List of Coalition ... Read more

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12:00 pm

International Women’s Day Rally at SU

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC-5

A Women's Strike has been called for March 8th, International Women's Day (IWD). Let us rally in solidarity with women across the world who have fought for their full liberation throughout history. Since 1910, IWD has occurred across hundreds of countries each year, often in the form of a strike. It's purpose is to demonstrate ... Read more

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12:30 pm

UW International Women’s Day Rally & Speak Out

March 8 @ 12:30 pm UTC-6
The Union South Madison, WI 53706 United States

A rally in response to the renewed call for a women’s strike, put out by activists like Angela Davis, Barbara Smith, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor in an article for The Guardian. Last year, organizing for International Women’s Day brought together hundreds of thousands of people around the globe. This year, there are even more reasons to ... Read more

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4:30 pm

SF International Women’s Day of Action and Rally

March 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-8
Civic Center San Francisco, CA 94102 United States

As part of the International Women’s Strike movement, in the San Francisco Bay Area we call for: * 24 hours of action on March 8th *12pm/ lunch-time : Local Speak-Out/ Strike Action @ our local workplaces, schools, and neighborhoods. * 4:30pm to 6:30pm: Rally @ Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco Lets us make our ... Read more

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SF International Women’s Day of Action

March 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-8
Civic Center San Francisco, CA 94102 United States

As part of the International Women’s Strike movement, in the San Francisco Bay Area we call for: * 24 hours of action on March 8th *12pm/ lunch-time : Local Speak-Out/ Strike Action @ our local workplaces, schools, and neighborhoods to make our presence visible, wearing red, and being vocal about women and LGBTQI, immigrant and ... Read more

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EAST BAY International Women’s Day of Action

March 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC-8
Martin Luther King Jr, Civic Center Park, 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States

As part of the International Women’s Strike movement, in the East Bay we call for: * 24 hours of action on March 8th *12pm/ lunch-time: Local Speak-Out/ Strike Action @ our local workplaces, schools, and neighborhoods to make our presence visible, wearing red, and being vocal about women and LGBTQI, immigrant and people of color ... Read more

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5:00 pm

International Women’s Day Rally

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-5

Speak-out co-sponsors: JVP Central Ohio FemUnity #FightforHer OSU SJP OSU Thursday, March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD). The origins of IWD as we know it lie in a massive strike of garment workers in New York City in 1909. Commemorating IWD is both celebrating history and celebrating the passion and militancy we are currently ... Read more

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International Women’s Strike: Rally & March with the ISO

March 8 @ 5:00 pm UTC-5
Washington Square Park, 5 Avenue, Waverly Place, West 4th and MacDougal Streets
New York, NY 10011 United States

This year women around the world will be walking out of their workplaces and homes to join the International Women’s Strike (IWS) in honor of International Women’s Day, to lay the foundations of a fighting women’s movement. IWS stands for all working women—immigrant, trans, queer, Black, sex workers, indigenous, disabled—and against all the ways they ... Read more

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6:00 pm

Feminism for the 99% – Panel & Discussion

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-6

Prominent activists like Angela Davis, Rosa Clemente, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor called for a women's strike on International Women's Day, claiming that we need a feminism for the 99%. What would a feminism for the 99% look like and what does that mean to activists at UW Madison? Join us to learn about the history of ... Read more

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Feminism for the 99% – Panel & Discussion

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-6

Prominent activists like Angela Davis, Rosa Clemente, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor called for a women's strike on International Women's Day, claiming that we need a feminism for the 99%. What would a feminism for the 99% look like and what does that mean to activists at UW Madison? Join us to learn about the history of ... Read more

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The Significance Of The WV Teachers Strike

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-8

On Thursday, February 22, West Virginia teachers went on strike for higher wages, better working and learning conditions, and against health care cuts. On Wednesday the 28th they courageously defied their so-called leaders in both the state legislature and the union bureaucracy by voting to stay out of work until their demands were met. The ... Read more

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The Significance Of The WV Teachers Strike

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-8

On Thursday, February 22, West Virginia teachers went on strike for higher wages, better working and learning conditions, and against health care cuts. On Wednesday the 28th they courageously defied their so-called leaders in both the state legislature and the union bureaucracy by voting to stay out of work until their demands were met. Join ... Read more

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7:00 pm

UVM ISO Weekly Branch Meeting

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5

The UVM Socialists are a branch of the International Socialist Organization and a recognized campus group at the University of Vermont, working on a range of issues and exploring current political events, theory and history in order to change the world. We meet most Thursday evenings. The UVM Socialists have been an important voice for ... Read more

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Socialist Stragegy to End Gun Violence

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5

Another school shooting. Another killer with white supremacist motives. The NRA rejoices as gun sales go up. But high school students nationwide are building resistance from tragedy. Join the Boston Socialists at Harvard University for a discussion on the new movement against gun violence and what socialists say about ending gun violence and fundamentalism.

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The Legacy of International Women’s Day

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and University Center, 30 W Woodruff Ave
Columbus, OH 43210 United States

On November 24, 1909 nearly 20,000 majority-immigrant women garment workers walked out of their factories shutting down production with a strike lasting for nearly 3 months, forcing their bosses to concede to their demands for better working conditions. Soon after the strike the Socialist Party of America organized “Women’s Day” marches, with a massive display ... Read more

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7:30 pm

First Trouble Screening

March 8 @ 7:30 pm UTC-5
3rd Place Boone, 132 Appalachian St
Boone, NC 28607 United States

In this months edition of Trouble, sub.Media interviews current and former student organizers from Mexico, South Africa, and the United States, as they share their personal experiences of participating in campus occupations, student strikes, and insurrectionary attacks against the capitalist and colonial education systems that shape their collective present and seek to determine their shared ... Read more

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First Trouble Screening

March 8 @ 7:30 pm UTC-5
3rd Place Boone, 132 Appalachian St
Boone, NC 28607 United States

In this months edition of Trouble, sub.Media interviews current and former student organizers from Mexico, South Africa, and the United States, as they share their personal experiences of participating in campus occupations, student strikes, and insurrectionary attacks against the capitalist and colonial education systems that shape their collective present and seek to determine their shared ... Read more

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Building Resistance From Tragedy: How Do We Stop Gun Violence?

March 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm UTC-5
Lafayette Hall Burlington, VT 05405 United States

This meeting is in Lafayette Hall room 210, 94 University place on UVM Central Campus Another school shooting. Another killer with white supremacist motives. The NRA rejoices as gun sales go up. The frequency with which Americans experience gun violence and mass shootings is unrivaled in the industrialized world. But we can’t explain this merely ... Read more

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