Category: Identity Politics

Feminist Consciousness: Race and Class

By Amanda Martins, from Brazil Among the most controversial topics in feminism are the race and class questions, which have motivated many women to develop new theories that encompass multiple realities taking into account region, race, economy and sexuality. Meanwhile…

A Challenge to the (Still) Male-Dominated Left

Who’s the Materialist Here? by Kathy Scarbrough and Carol Hanisch Nearly fifty years after the Women’s Liberation Movement exploded in the U.S., much of the male-dominated Left (including female members) is still claiming economic class and capitalism as the primary…

A Letter from France

INTRO The following is from a response from a Meeting Ground reader in France. Much of what she writes about the situation there is similar to what we have been experiencing in the United States with the feminist movement, the…

Responses to the Election

Thoughts the Morning After by Sinead •  Random, angry thoughts. Yesterday and today were write-offs as far as work is concerned. •  Trump was the FUCK THOSE GUYS candidate. The Democrats were stupid and irresponsible to run an Establishment candidate whose…

Suing to Protect Women’s Title IX Gains

by Kathy Scarbrough In May of this year, the federal Departments of Justice and Education put out a “Dear Colleague” letter giving federal “guidance” to schools across the country that are wrestling with how to handle the demands of transgender…