Tag: Womens’ Rights

Police Can’t Stop Gendered Violence — They Cause It

Liberals often argue, in response to calls to defund or abolish the police, that we need more cops to protect women against sexist violence. But police are a source of sexist violence, not a solution. An officer of London’s Metropolitan Police killed Sarah Everard — and others attacked people who gathered to remember her.

This Wednesday: Andrea D’Atri Presents the Book “Bread and Roses”

On March 17, Andrea D’Atri will be presenting the new English-language edition of her book “Bread and Roses: Gender and Class Under Capitalism.” The online event from the London radical booksellers Housmans will take place at 7pm GMT (London), 3pm EDT (New York), and 12pm PDT (Los Angeles). Free registration required.

15 Years of Bread and Roses

Prologue to the English edition of Bread and Roses: Gender and Class Under Capitalism by Andrea D’Atri, published now by Pluto Press.

Engels, Working Women, and Socialist Feminism

Engels’ sharp critique of the patriarchal family and the institution of marriage remains extremely powerful today. As part of his legacy to socialist feminism, he elevated the problem of the oppression of women to the theoretical level of social production, as part of the core concerns of Marxism.

The Fine Print of “Representation Matters”

We tend to celebrate diversity and representation in a racist-capitalist system as a sign of progress. We often fail, however, to examine how it is frequently weaponized to maintain the status-quo and oppress the very people it is supposed to uplift.

Joe Biden, Tara Reade and the Farce of Liberal Feminism

Tara Reade’s credible sexual assault accusation against Joe Biden has been ignored by the media and by the DNC. Liberal feminists have rushed to Biden’s rescue without hesitation. What does this tell us about feminism, the Democratic Party, and the “lesser evil” strategy?

Police Can’t Stop Gendered Violence — They Cause It

Liberals often argue, in response to calls to defund or abolish the police, that we need more cops to protect women against sexist violence. But police are a source of sexist violence, not a solution. An officer of London’s Metropolitan Police killed Sarah Everard — and others attacked people who gathered to remember her.

This Wednesday: Andrea D’Atri Presents the Book “Bread and Roses”

On March 17, Andrea D’Atri will be presenting the new English-language edition of her book “Bread and Roses: Gender and Class Under Capitalism.” The online event from the London radical booksellers Housmans will take place at 7pm GMT (London), 3pm EDT (New York), and 12pm PDT (Los Angeles). Free registration required.

15 Years of Bread and Roses

Prologue to the English edition of Bread and Roses: Gender and Class Under Capitalism by Andrea D’Atri, published now by Pluto Press.

Engels, Working Women, and Socialist Feminism

Engels’ sharp critique of the patriarchal family and the institution of marriage remains extremely powerful today. As part of his legacy to socialist feminism, he elevated the problem of the oppression of women to the theoretical level of social production, as part of the core concerns of Marxism.

The Fine Print of “Representation Matters”

We tend to celebrate diversity and representation in a racist-capitalist system as a sign of progress. We often fail, however, to examine how it is frequently weaponized to maintain the status-quo and oppress the very people it is supposed to uplift.

Joe Biden, Tara Reade and the Farce of Liberal Feminism

Tara Reade’s credible sexual assault accusation against Joe Biden has been ignored by the media and by the DNC. Liberal feminists have rushed to Biden’s rescue without hesitation. What does this tell us about feminism, the Democratic Party, and the “lesser evil” strategy?