A short response to "things lib-communists say that you hate hearing all the time", on being accused of sexism, and in jokes.
This thread seemed to nose-dive after the conversation took its inevitable turn towards talking about how words like "manarchist" and "privilege theory" and "kneecapping" get thrown around anarchism a bit too much.
This post is the first in a series briefly looking at feminism and disability, analysing the impact of disability on gendered pay gaps and domestic abuse.
Trigger warning: discuses violence against women.
There are more disabled women than men in the UK. In 2010/11, there were 6.1 million disabled women (20%) and 5.4 million men (18%). 6.1 million women, 20%. And yet, to listen to mainstream UK feminism, you would hardly know it.
Article examining the extent and nature of women's oppression in Turkey, the attempts of secular-nationalist movements to improve women's conditions and outlining the possible shape of a future feminist movement in the country.
THE WOMEN'S QUESTION & DIFFICULTIES OF FEMINISM IN TURKEY - Pembenaz Yorgun
A PDF of the piece 'Gender/Leadership' by Emily a queer materialist feminist from Portland, OR.
Beep, beep, Yale's cheap looking at the Yale strike (Cupo, Aldo Ladd-Taylor, Molly Lett, Beverly Montgomery, David)
Comparable worth, incomparable pay the issue at Yale (Amott, Teresa Matthaei, Julie)
The genesis of contemporary Italian feminism (Barkan, Joanne)
stacy questions the adequacy of the ideals of sisterhood and equality asking instead whether the power structures that have created the category of 'women' and all that is coercive about gender should be opposed.
Anarcha-Feminism and the Newer “Woman Question”
by stacy, aka sallydarity
sallydarity [at] yahoo [dot] com
Issue of Radical America journal primarily about sexual harassment at work.
- Surviving as a radical service worker (Withorn, Ann)
- Sexual harassment at the workplace historical notes (Bularzik, Mary)
- Patchworks from Chile (Brett, Guy)
- Shopfloor politics at Fleetwood (Lippert, John)
E. P. Thompson's ground-breaking article on the English food riots of the 1700 and 1800s.
See his book, Customs in common, for an interesting follow-up article.