Meredith Tax has been a writer and feminist organizer since the late 1960s. She is the author of A Road Unforeseen: Women Fight the Islamic State, among other books, and a founding member of the Emergency Committee for Rojava.
Through the corporate media’s electronic collage of murders, sex
scandals, celebrity sightings and Pentagon-generated fantasy can be
heard a constant buzz–“war, terror, security”–but who know
“A war was about to start. Knots of wide-eyed people gathered in
courtyards, in open fields, on street corners….