Category Archives: Marxism and Liberation

Why socialist feminism? A new book by Women in Workers’ Liberty

The revival of feminist discussion and activity since the late 2000s has drawn many new, younger feminists into writing and organising in Europe and North America. Emerging feminist movements around the world, in India, Turkey, the Middle East and elsewhere,

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Why socialist feminism? A new book by Women in Workers’ Liberty

The revival of feminist discussion and activity since the late 2000s has drawn many new, younger feminists into writing and organising in Europe and North America. Emerging feminist movements around the world, in India, Turkey, the Middle East and elsewhere,

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All the Rage: a celebration of women in class struggle

A socialist feminist conference hosted by women in Workers’ Liberty A socialist feminist conference hosted by women in Workers’ Liberty – everyone welcome @ University College London, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT (the red building opposite the main quad)

All the Rage: a celebration of women in class struggle

A socialist feminist conference hosted by women in Workers’ Liberty A socialist feminist conference hosted by women in Workers’ Liberty – everyone welcome @ University College London, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT (the red building opposite the main quad)

Let’s talk about: capitalism consumerism and feminism

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 10 November • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  Central London tbc What are we reading?  Last month we read Nina Power’s One Dimensional Woman. For November we’re going to stick with

Let’s talk about: capitalism consumerism and feminism

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 10 November • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  Central London tbc What are we reading?  Last month we read Nina Power’s One Dimensional Woman. For November we’re going to stick with

Yes means yes

By Charlotte Zalens California has become the first state in the US to have “yes means yes” consent legislation. The legislation, which was passed at the end of September, applies to all post-secondary schools and is a result of a

Yes means yes

By Charlotte Zalens California has become the first state in the US to have “yes means yes” consent legislation. The legislation, which was passed at the end of September, applies to all post-secondary schools and is a result of a

Religion, LGBT rights and military regimes – an interview with LGBT and feminist activist Yemisi Ilesanmi

Kate Harris interviews LGBT and feminist activist Yemisi Ilesanmi How did you get to where you are today as an LGBT activist and out bisexual woman?It has been an interesting, tasking, journey towards self-awareness. It is also a journey that

Religion, LGBT rights and military regimes – an interview with LGBT and feminist activist Yemisi Ilesanmi

Kate Harris interviews LGBT and feminist activist Yemisi Ilesanmi How did you get to where you are today as an LGBT activist and out bisexual woman?It has been an interesting, tasking, journey towards self-awareness. It is also a journey that

Upcoming event: Let’s talk about Marxist Feminism: lessons from the women’s liberation movement

Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: lessons from the Women’s Liberation movement A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 14 July • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY room tbc What are

Upcoming event: Let’s talk about Marxist Feminism: lessons from the women’s liberation movement

Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: lessons from the Women’s Liberation movement A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 14 July • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY room tbc What are

Upcoming event: Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: votes for women!

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 9 June • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY, room 2b       What are we reading?  This month we’ll reading about the fight

Upcoming event: Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: votes for women!

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 9 June • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY, room 2b       What are we reading?  This month we’ll reading about the fight

Next Let’s talk about Marxist feminism…debating sex work

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 12 May • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY, room 2b What are we reading?  Sex work has long been a hotly debated issue amongst

Next Let’s talk about Marxist feminism…debating sex work

A monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Monday 12 May • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  University London Union, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HY, room 2b What are we reading?  Sex work has long been a hotly debated issue amongst

Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: bell hooks’ “ain’t I a woman?” and intersectionality

Everyone welcome to join this monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Friday 28 February • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  Central London tbc What are we reading? This month we’re reading a chapter from black American feminist bell hooks’

Let’s talk about Marxist feminism: bell hooks’ “ain’t I a woman?” and intersectionality

Everyone welcome to join this monthly reading group exploring radical interpretations of women’s oppression. When? Friday 28 February • 6.30-8.30 pm Where?  Central London tbc What are we reading? This month we’re reading a chapter from black American feminist bell hooks’

On privilege theory and intersectionality

By Camila Bassi Reblogged from Camila’s blog Anaemic on a Bike, originally published on November 26, 2013 What are privilege theory and intersectionality? And what’s the appeal? Privilege theorist Peggy McIntosh talks of white privilege as “an invisible weightless knapsack

On privilege theory and intersectionality

By Camila Bassi Reblogged from Camila’s blog Anaemic on a Bike, originally published on November 26, 2013 What are privilege theory and intersectionality? And what’s the appeal? Privilege theorist Peggy McIntosh talks of white privilege as “an invisible weightless knapsack