Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: feminism

Women in India stand up to reactionary forces, call for ‘equality,...

“We are taking the pledge that we will uphold Renaissance values, we will stand for equality for women, we resist the attempts to make Kerala a lunatic asylum, and we will fight for secularism.”

Historic vote in Ireland overturns prohibition on abortion

A new Ireland is triumphant after Friday's vote.

Neither CIS nor TERF

For radical feminists, gender is understood as not merely a subjective internal sense of self; patriarchal gender norms are a product of culture, imposed on people and limiting everyone’s humanity.

‘Real men’ talk: Interviews between Robert Jensen and Barry Doak

As radical feminists/male allies/men we need to take control of the conversation on issues like prostitution, pornography and toxic masculinity.

What my mostly white town is doing to defeat Trumpism

As a Black woman, I was anxious about moving to a conservative state. But, surprisingly, I found a community ready to embrace me and fight for equality.

The Many Ways Women Are Beaten Down in America

Despite all the successes of women, such as earning the right to economic equality, the white male establishment has prevailed. Are women still second-rate members of society today?

‘Epic Fail:’ Feminism and Ecological Crises

It seems homo sapiens’ domination of Earth is coming to an end as the result of today’s processes of resource extraction and waste generation. What can we do to change this trajectory, and is this conversation unavoidable?

Feminism Unheeded

The debate within feminism over trans, "transgenderism" and transsexualism—varying in terms—goes back to the 1970s and continues today. Is there an endemic of sexual violence in the contemporary U.S.?

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”