Category Archives: Feminist

Green politics

“Green politics (also known as ecopolitics) is a political ideology that aims to create an ecologically sustainable society rooted in environmentalism, nonviolence, social justice, and grassroots democracy. It began taking shape in the western world in the 1970s; since then … Continue reading

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Grace Paley, the Saint of Seeing

“Grace Paley’s literary approach is to make a dazzling verbal surface that doesn’t so much linearly represent the world as remind us of its dazzle.” “When photography arrived in the world, or so I’ve heard, painting had to reconsider itself. … Continue reading

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The Left Hand of Darkness – Ursula K. Le Guin (1969)

“The Left Hand of Darkness is a science fiction novel by U.S. writer Ursula K. Le Guin, published in 1969. The novel became immensely popular and established Le Guin’s status as a major author of science fiction. The novel follows … Continue reading

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War Resisters League

“The War Resisters League (WRL) is the oldest secular pacifist organization in the United States. Founded in 1923 by men and women who had opposed World War I, it is a section of the London-based War Resisters’ International. It continues … Continue reading

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Redstockings

“Redstockings, also known as Redstockings of the Women’s Liberation Movement, is a radical feminist group that was founded in January 1969 in New York City. The word is a portmanteau of bluestocking (a term used to disparage feminist intellectuals of … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Power of the Vietnam Protest, 1965-1975 by Tom Hayden

“The era of protest against Vietnam – 1965-75 – was unique as the emergence of a nationwide peace movement on a scale not seen before in American history. There were previous war resisters, for example, the Society of Friends, the … Continue reading

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