Feminism & Abolition Lecture with Angela Davis


Feminism & Abolition Lecture with Angela Davis

Political scholar and activist Angela Davis lectures on “Feminism & Abolition: Theories & Practices for the 21st Century.” This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

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AUX MÉDIAS LIBANAIS : NOS CORPS NE SONT PAS DE LA MARCHANDISE !


AUX MÉDIAS LIBANAIS : NOS CORPS NE SONT PAS DE LA MARCHANDISE ! Lire la Suite: AUX MÉDIAS LIBANAIS : NOS CORPS NE SONT PAS DE LA MARCHANDISE ! – Libnanews http://libnanews.com/2014/01/21/aux-medias-libanais-nos-corps-ne-sont-pas-de-la-marchandise/#ixzz2r76wJ0AL Under Creative Commons License: Attribution Share Alike Follow us: @libanews on Twitter | Libanews on Facebook

MY TWO CENTS ON FEMINISM AND MILEY CYRUS


MY TWO CENTS ON FEMINISM AND MILEY CYRUS

‘In sociological terms, we call this a patriarchal bargain. Both men and women make them and they come in many different forms. Generally, however, they involve a choice to manipulate the system to one’s best advantage without challenging the system itself. This may maximize the benefits that accrue to any individual woman, but it harms women as a whole. Cyrus’ particular bargain – accepting the sexual objectification of women in exchange for money, fame, and power – is a common one. Serena Williams, Tila Tequila, Kim Kardashian, and Lady Gaga do it too.

We are all Miley, though. We all make patriarchal bargains, large and small. Housewives do when they support husbands’ careers on the agreement that he share the dividends. Many high-achieving women do when they go into masculinized occupations to reap the benefits, but don’t challenge the idea that occupations associated with men are of greater value. None of us have the moral high ground here.’

Syria, Humanitarian Intervention, and the International Court of Justice (ICJ)


Syria, Humanitarian Intervention, and the International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research at Harvard University shared a link.
August 28
Could #Syria sue #NATO for illegal use of force in the #ICJ? Check my recent blog post @hpcr: http://goo.gl/ooC3bL