Tag Archives: Feminism

Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ screens in Austin

The film is a powerful testament to a movement that changed the course of history. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | February 23, 2015 Event: Screening of ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry‘ What: Feature documentary on the early … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ screens in Austin

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Robert Jensen :
Rape, rape culture, and the problem of patriarchy

I don’t believe feminists are unfair or crazy. In fact, I believe the only sensible way to understand these issues is through a feminist critique of patriarchy. By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | May 5, 2014 By the … finish reading Robert Jensen :
Rape, rape culture, and the problem of patriarchy

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : October Interviews with Poppy Northcutt, Maneesha James, Seth Holmes, and Thomas Zigal

Frances “Poppy” Northcutt with Rag Radio’s Thorne Dreyer in the studios of KPFT-FM in Houston, Friday, October 25, 2013. Photo by Guy Schwartz / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcasts: Thorne Dreyer interviews Poppy Northcutt, Maneesha James, Seth Holmes, and … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : October Interviews with Poppy Northcutt, Maneesha James, Seth Holmes, and Thomas Zigal

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Robert Jensen : Peace Talks Are New Chapter in an Old Book

Peace talks: the players. Image from AP Graphics Bank. Peace talks:A new chapter in an old book Discussions about the issue, whether among citizens or by officials at the negotiating table, must begin with an acknowledgement of the power wielded … finish reading Robert Jensen : Peace Talks Are New Chapter in an Old Book

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Hadley Suter : The Maternal Instinct Vs. the Realities of Unwaged Labor

Graphic from The Motherhood Manifesto.The maternal instinct versusthe realities of unwaged labor I’ve been worried sick over the past nine months that I’m about to turn into a mommy-slave — and like it. By Hadley Suter | The Rag Blog … finish reading Hadley Suter : The Maternal Instinct Vs. the Realities of Unwaged Labor

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Ron Jacobs : Women’s Rights are Human Rights

International Women’s Day 2012 poster from Public Services International, a global trade union federation.Women’s rights are human rights Besides the fact that it celebrates women in a society primarily controlled by men, it is the socialist roots of International Women’s … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Women’s Rights are Human Rights

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Alice Embree : ‘Fierce Women’ March in San Antonio

Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.International Women’s Day:‘Fierce women’ keeping the faith By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | March 5, 2012 See gallery of photos by Carlos Lowry and Susan Van Haitsma, Below. SAN ANTONIO — … finish reading Alice Embree : ‘Fierce Women’ March in San Antonio

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Robert Jensen : Consciousness Rising, World Fading

Image from photobucket.Accepting the reality of decline:Consciousness rising, world fading By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / March 1, 2011 Our stories of awakenings — whether moral, intellectual, religious, artistic, or sexual — are tricky. Honest self-reflection doesn’t come … finish reading Robert Jensen : Consciousness Rising, World Fading

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FILM / Vanessa Carlisle : Berman’s Doc Explores the Two Halves of Hefner

Thank you, Hefner…We’ll take it from here. By Vanessa Carlisle / The Rag Blog / October 14, 2010 Brigitte Berman’s new documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist, and Rebel, deserves attention. Read this great interview at Collider.com for more background on … finish reading FILM / Vanessa Carlisle : Berman’s Doc Explores the Two Halves of Hefner

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Sarah Jaffe : ‘Mama Grizzlies’ and the New Tea Party ‘Feminism’

‘Mama Grizzlies’:The Tea Party and its claims to feminism By Sarah Jaffe / October 11, 2010 It all started with Sarah Palin. Or did it? Maybe it started a few months earlier, when Hillary Clinton downed a shot of whiskey … finish reading Sarah Jaffe : ‘Mama Grizzlies’ and the New Tea Party ‘Feminism’

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Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

Women’s Christian Temperance Union.In the late nineteenth century, female reformers sought to protect the family from “worldly dangers.”The Tea Party and the newRight-wing Christian feminism By Ruth Rosen /July 6, 2010 Why have American women become so active in the … finish reading Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

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Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan /11

U.S. Rep. Charles Wilson from Texas, on the white horse, visits Afghanistan in 1987. The Hollywood film, Charlie Wilson’s War, starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, was based on his story. Photo from AP / Iconic Photos.Part 11: 1981-1987A People’s … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan /11

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