Solidarity (Australia) - Politics - Oppression


Solidarity opposes nationalism, racism and all forms of homophobia and sexism. They stand for self-determination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Solidarity claims to stand up for Muslims and Middle Eastern people against the rise in anti-Muslim racism they see as associated with the War on Terror.

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Sakkiliar - Oppression - Sakkili As A Derogatory Term
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Bahá'í Faith In Uganda - Developing Community - Other Developments - Oppression, Violence, and Freedom
... "This was principally the result of a campaign by a number of Arab countries ... Since these countries were also by this time providers of development aid, this overt attack on the Baha'is was supported by covert moves such as linking the aid money to a particular country to the action that it took against the Baha'is ...
Marxistic - Variants - Marxist Feminism
... unhealthy social relations between men and women, is the root of women's oppression ... Gender oppression is class oppression and women's subordination is seen as a form of class oppression which is maintained (like racism) because it serves the interests of capital and the ruling class ...
Oppression - Resistance
... have arisen that specifically aim to oppose, analyse and counter oppression in general examples include Liberation Theology in the Christian world, and Re-evaluation Counselling in the ... Modern-day groups that actively oppose oppression include Ligali, a British African organization headed by civil rights activist Who Touch people Toyin Agbetu ...

Famous quotes containing the word oppression:

    What had begun as a movement to free all black people from racist oppression became a movement with its primary goal the establishment of black male patriarchy.
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955)

    Usually, when people talk about the “strength” of black women they are referring to the way in which they perceive black women coping with oppression. They ignore the reality that to be strong in the face of oppression is not the same as overcoming oppression, that endurance is not to be confused with transformation.
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    No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
    Joseph Addison (1672–1719)