Asking #WhatDoYouStrikeFor, A Day Without A Woman introduces “new tactics of activism” for the Resistance
Linda Sarsour, a co-chairwoman of the event, told the New York Times that the objective was not a full-scale general strike. “The object for us isn’t that we hope to shut the whole economy down. We see this as an opportunity to introduce women to different tactics of activism. Our goal is not to have the same numbers as the march.”
By skipping work, wearing red, and in other acts of solidarity, women and their allies were acting in support of a platform that points to systemic problems that can’t be fixed by simply electing better Democrats. [ Read the full international women’s strike US platform]
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