Tag Archives: Sexism

INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : ‘Fearless’ Yippie Pioneer Nancy Kurshan Battles Prison Behemoth

Nancy Kurshan speaks to the press during the Chicago Conspiracy trial, 1969. To her left is Anita Hoffman and on her right, Susan Schultz. Back row: Ann Froines, Tasha Dellinger, and Sharon Avery. Photo courtesy Nancy Kurshan. An interview with … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : ‘Fearless’ Yippie Pioneer Nancy Kurshan Battles Prison Behemoth

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Morning Gloria : Hasidic Rag Photoshops ‘Too Sexy’ Hilary From Historic Pic

Above, the photoshopped Situation Room image, as it appears in the Hasidic paper, Der Tzitung. Below, the original photo, sexy Hilary and all.‘I’m too sexy’:Hasidic newspaper photoshopsHilary from Situation Room pic “For those who thought mainstream press was sexist. Hasidic … finish reading Morning Gloria : Hasidic Rag Photoshops ‘Too Sexy’ Hilary From Historic Pic

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why the NFL is Thinking Pink

In the pink: Brett Favre. Image from Full Issue.Brett Favre beware:The NFL is thinking pink By Dave Zirin / October 13, 2010 You may have noticed an abundance of pink on the fields of the National Football League this month. … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why the NFL is Thinking Pink

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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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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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Starr Takes Shine to Sotomayor

Starr’s attack of rightwing realism is more evidence, if any was needed, of what I said from the get-go: Sotomayor is not a radical. By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / June 20, 2009 Kenneth Starr, who certainly lives … finish reading Starr Takes Shine to Sotomayor

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Rape Not Just South Africa’s Problem

Women place white flowers outside parliament during a demonstration in Cape Town. Photo from AFP. While the South African numbers may be particularly high, this is a worldwide problem. Men… have been brought up to believe that women are second-class … finish reading Rape Not Just South Africa’s Problem

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Brandon Darby in New Orleans : FBI Informant Was Egotistical Sexist

This Activist Life: FBI snitch was also a sexist, authoritarian, provocative fraud By Victoria Welle [Victoria Welle worked with Brandon Darby at the Common Ground Collective in New Orleans. Common Ground is a community-run relief organization that played a major … finish reading Brandon Darby in New Orleans : FBI Informant Was Egotistical Sexist

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Lisa Sanchez Gonzalez : The Real Problem of the 21st Century

30 Rock’s Kenneth the page (Jack McBrayer): “What about white men?” I would go as far as to say that the defining problem of the 21st-century United States is not, as W.E.B. DuBois claimed of the 20th, the “color line.” … finish reading Lisa Sanchez Gonzalez : The Real Problem of the 21st Century

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Alice Embree : Lipstick on a Capitalist Pig!!

Long Live the Capitalist Pig / Tattoo art by Eduardo Lecleres / Pure Body Arts, Brooklyn‘It’s not about the lipstick, friends. It’s about the pig’By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / September 10, 2008 OK. So maybe people in … finish reading Alice Embree : Lipstick on a Capitalist Pig!!

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Del Martin, Eloquent Voice of Gay and Lesbian Movement, Dead at 87

Del Martin, left, places a ring on her partner Phyllis Lyon during their June wedding ceremony officiated by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP.‘As a journalist, author and organizer, Martin helped shape the modern … finish reading Del Martin, Eloquent Voice of Gay and Lesbian Movement, Dead at 87

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Sisters, This Is an Election We Can’t Sit Out

Senator Barack Obama with Oprah Winfrey in Des Moines. Photo by Jason Reed / Reuters. The visceral, gut-wrenching pain expressed by Clinton’s supporters is real, and at least in my case, has caused me to confront my own response, not … finish reading Sisters, This Is an Election We Can’t Sit Out

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