The real issue is not that individuals don’t take care of themselves, but that society does not take care of individuals. The heightened interest in self care is simply a result of this fact.
The movement against gentrification must be explicitly militant and anti-capitalist. Liberal fantasies of peaceful protest and voted reform do nothing as they exist in a ruthless capitalist complex. Furthermore, adhering to the capitalist, individualistic conception of “the artist” separates art from life. We must foster imagination which centers marginalized voices, rebel against the art world elite, and refuse exploitation by institutions.
Davis has since become the figurehead for the prison abolition movement, a movement that calls into question what it means to be a criminal within a white-supremacist capitalist society.
Patricia Hill Collins is an acclaimed social theorist known for her intersectional approach to the sociologies of feminism, Black liberation, and nationalism.
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak is an Indian scholar who continues to add to many academic disciplines. She is known mainly for her work in post-colonial studies, but has also influenced Marxist, feminist, postmodern, and globalization studies.
It does victims absolutely no good to revise legal language and sentencing to be more inclusive for the victims and harsher for the perpetrator if judges refuse to sentence to the fullest extent.
Have you ever felt drained after working to continue smiling at disrespectful customers or faking interest in a coworker’s relationship issues? This type of effort has a name: emotional labor.
The term, neoliberalism, originates from the revival of classical liberalism, which similarly emphasizes free-market economics. While many self-identified liberals in America support government regulation of the economy and social services, neoliberalism is currently related to modern day libertarianism — supporting a free market and smaller government.
What will be lost to the next generation of teenage girls and femmes denied an opportunity to see their concerns defended in a magazine’s hardcopy pages?
In order to better understand the future of feminism, there must be acknowledgement of the waves of feminism that led women to this point. Each wave has distinct characteristics and builds off of the previous women’s movements.