Category: Women’s Liberation / Feminism

Birth Strike: A Review

Birth Strike, The Hidden Fight Over Women’s Work by Jenny Brown   Reviewed by Colette Price When a woman gives birth, she goes into labor, it’s work, usually hard work. At the end she delivers the product, a baby. It’s…

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…

Patriarchy or Male Supremacy?

by Carol Hanisch EDITORS NOTE: Patriarchy has all but replaced male supremacy and sexism as the preferred word for the system of discrimination and multi-faceted oppression that women face. The term patriarchy wasn’t used by most 1960s pioneers of the…