On Wednesday, thousands women across the country either went on strike from work, wore red, or abstained from buying things as part of A Day Without a Woman and the International Women’s Strike, to be held in conjunction with International Women’s Day. In the words of the Women’s Strike organizers, “These actions are…
The “A Day Without a Woman” rally on 59th street was one of hundreds of gatherings around the country connected to Wednesday’s general strike, and the first of two taking place in Manhattan. Midsize but bursting with energy, the event was tightly packed by the time a colleague and I arrived about 20 minutes after noon.
There are bad tweets every day of the year, but this is the day that we celebrate the bad tweets that were tweeted today: International Women’s Day.
In a briefing this afternoon, Press Secretary and shambling ball of clay Sean Spicer claimed that none of the female White House staffers he’s “aware of” participated in today’s A Day Without A Woman strike. We hate to trust Sean’s powers of awareness on this one too, but it’s the best we’ve got for now.
Thirteen members of the International Women’s Day Strike were arrested outside of Trump Tower in Manhattan this earlier this afternoon, according to the NYPD.
Wednesday is International Women’s Day, and people all over the world are participating by doing things like avoiding work if they’re in a position to do so, wearing red to work if they’re not, attending local rallies, and working directly with women who are in need of help.
On International Women’s Day, President “Grab ’Em by the Pussy” took to Twitter to express his support for women.
On Wednesday, March 8, dozens of schools will shut down in response to a nationwide general strike, “A Day Without a Woman.”
On Wednesday, which is International Women’s Day, the organizers behind the historically successful Women’s March will attempt to harness that energy towards a general strike, dubbed “A Day Without a Woman.” The goal, according to organizers, is to recognize “the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our…