What can the Party do to increase participation and leadership of women in the struggle for socialism? Here’s a practical solution: work to create an environment where women are accommodated and included in all areas of political work.
War hawks constantly cite women’s liberation in support of the US occupation of Afghanistan. That’s transparent hypocrisy: during the Cold War, the US supported patriarchal fundamentalists against a party dedicated to advancing the cause of Afghan women.
Liberals are whitewashing feminism and watering down the legacies of socialist women. We mustn’t let them rewrite history.