Tag Archives: Patriarchy

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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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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Robert Jensen : Expanding the Dead-End Debate over Abortion

Editorial cartoon by Dick Wright / Columbus Dispatch. Image from Lukas Mikelionis.  Expanding the dead-end debate over abortion Rather than settling for simplistic answers or ignoring the question, we can recognize the confusion many of us feel in the face … finish reading Robert Jensen : Expanding the Dead-End Debate over Abortion

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Robert Jensen : The Craziest Person in the Room

The craziest person in the room: Reflections on how a mediocre white guy can try to be useful It’s the job of people with critical sensibilities — those who consistently speak out for justice and sustainability, even when it’s difficult … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Craziest Person in the Room

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Robert Jensen : Holding Ourselves Accountable

Savage Chickens. Cartoons on Sticky Notes by Doug Savage.Diversity dead-end:Inclusiveness without accountability By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2010 After a recent talk on racism and other illegitimate hierarchies at a diversity conference in Dallas, I … finish reading Robert Jensen : Holding Ourselves Accountable

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BOOKS / Men’s Work : Stopping the Violence

Men’s Work:The movement to end male violence By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / February 16, 2010 [Men’s Work: How to Stop the Violence That Tears Our Lives Apart, by Paul Kivel. (Ballantine Books, 2nd Edition, 1998), 382 pp, … finish reading BOOKS / Men’s Work : Stopping the Violence

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Our Patriarchal History : The All-Conquering Cowboy

Cowboys and Indians:History’s relentless cattle drive …the thing we know as ‘history’ is just the continuing mechanism of the Indo-European cowboys stealing the livestock, the culture, and whatever else they want from what’s left of the Goddess driven producers of … finish reading Our Patriarchal History : The All-Conquering Cowboy

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BOOKS / Caliban and the Witch : The Creation of Capitalism

Who Were the Witches?Patriarchal Terror and the Creation of Capitalism By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / November 6, 2009 This Halloween season, there is no book I could recommend more highly than Silvia Federici’s brilliant Caliban and the … finish reading BOOKS / Caliban and the Witch : The Creation of Capitalism

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