feminism

Emma hosts Gina Dent, Associate Professor of Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, to discuss her recent book Abolition. Feminism. Now., co-written with Angela Davis, Erica Meiners, and Beth Richie. Professor Dent and Emma begin by discussing how the mainstream roles of feminism and abolitionism have changed over the last half-century, including how certain forms of feminism […]
Emma hosts Kyla Schuller, Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, to discuss her recent book The Trouble With White Women: A Counterhistory of Feminism, on how mainstream feminism has been a project of theft disguised as liberation. Professor Schuller and Emma situate white feminism as one that isolates a specific element of misogyny while […]
Sam and Emma host Angie Maxwell, associate professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, to discuss her recent book The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics, on how the Southern Strategy that completely restructured the electoral college behind the GOP’s turn against social progress has found long-term success in […]
Journalist Rafia Zakaria explains the brutal track record of the Taliban and ISIS in attacking women, the all female ISIS brigade that monitors women, medieval imagery, Islamic insurgencies, the Orientalist imagination and how to address global human rights systemically. Congressman Mo Brooks says there is a “war on white people” On The Fun Half: Congressman […]
Jodi L. Jacobson, he editor in chief of RH Reality Check, explained the state by state wave of the war against women, the substantive differences between Democrats and Republicans on reproductive health, the Obama Administration’s contraception policies, the “stigma” of feminism and why we are becoming a more feminist society in the long run. Members […]
Blogger Digby on the backlash against women in America today and Rush Limbaugh’s role in waking us up.  In the better half, the G8 hides at Camp