feminism

Response to the views of Mia Freedman on sex work

Mia Freedman

A sex worker's response to columnist Mia Freedman's blog in which implied that she does not respect the right of women with mental illness to become sex workers.

The Combahee River Collective statement

The Combahee River Collective statement

A 1977 statement by a black feminist group which is widely considered a foundational text of the 'intersectional' approach to identity politics, which emphasises multiple, simultaneous forms of oppression.

The work/energy crisis and the apocalypse - George Caffentzis

1980 essay by George Caffentzis examining capitalist society following the 1973 energy and economic crisis amidst the widespread refusal of work by women and the young.

“Ironies of the saint” Malcolm X, black women, and the price of protection - Farah Griffin

Farah Griffin's black feminist critique of Malcolm X and the "promise of protection".

Insurrections at the intersections: feminism, intersectionality and anarchism - Abbey Volcano and J Rogue

Insurrections at the intersections: feminism, intersectionality and anarchism

A critique of liberal conceptions of 'intersectionality' and an outline of an anarchist, class struggle approach.

Good morning, midnight - Jean Rhys

A lonely widow drinks to forget in a foreign city, in this modernist feminist classic based on Rhys' own experiences. Trigger warning, features a rape passage.

Toward a cybernetic communism: the technology of the anti-family - Nina Power

Toward a cybernetic communism: the technology of the anti-family - Nina Power

Nina Power's critique of Shulamith Firestone's classic radical feminist text, 'The Dialectic of Sex'.

Women’s popular movement and the Shining Path: The contradictions of patriarchal women's emancipation

Please enjoy this original piece I recently wrote, about women's liberation and the Peruvian Shining Path guerrilla movement. Any feedback and constructive criticism is welcome.

The Raven #21: Feminism, anarchism, women

21st issue of The Raven: anarchist quarterly dated January-March 1993 on anarchism, feminism and women. Some of these articles, like the one by Peter Geiger, for example are terrible. Reproduced for reference only.

Patriarchy, domestic mode of production, gender, and class - Christine Delphy

Patriarchy, domestic mode of production, gender, and class - Christine Delphy

Christine Delphy proposes that there is a parallel mode of production - domestic production - alongside capitalism.