Socialism in one country may be a difficult undertaking, but socialism in many American country towns was as easy as pie -- and just as appetizing
"Unearthing lost gems" often reinforces the gendered principles that have excluded women from cultural canons
Black women's anger towards supposed allies is never taken for the self-preserving force it is
Complaining, censorious, and over-sensitive, university students are destroying their own institutions. Wait, seriously? People think that?
The Hillary Clinton campaign casts voters as fans and reveals white feminism’s anti-black bias
Sofia Coppola’s oeuvre dramatizes the emotional reality of adolescence without the condescension that comes from age
Writing about a disease suffered almost exclusively by women presents the disordering question of form
Barbara Johnson showed that while deconstruction had ignored feminism, it was nonetheless inherently a form of feminist critique
With a bestselling book and a new site, Roxane Gay is a welcome threat to mainstream feminist sensibilities
Nellie Bly was the first “girl reporter,” but as the exception, she was always playing by someone else’s rules
Violette Leduc's autobiographical La bâtarde is an oft-overlooked classic of feminist literature.
Antiporn activists target the medium rather than the economic structures that make it profitable
"if the paternal authority that sometimes manifests itself in a merited spanking was to lessen, the family would go to ruin.”
Domestic work today means to literally give over your own life to that of others (kids and husband), to their spaces, to their times, to their rhythms.
from this struggle that built a first breakwater of defense to let us catch our breath and keep our heads above the flood of labor, from this struggle we had to begin.
When the flowers of the garden no longer smell sweet, when the leaves refuse to bloom and the birds to sing, the bosses of the garden go into crisis.