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Little Women for the Lean-In Generation

Eileen Jones Jacobin
With its starchy girl-power message and Meryl Streepish prestige, Little Women is bound to be a hot contender for critics’ awards, Oscars, and Golden Globes. But don’t be fooled: it’s a bad movie.

Friday Nite Videos | December 13, 2019

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Trump Is "Surprised" He's Being Impeached for Ukraine Scandal. 'A Rapist in Your Path': Chilean Protest Song Becomes Feminist Anthem. America’s Afghanistan Fiasco. Man Climbs Over Trump's Border Wall. How America Fails Its Whistleblowers.

Dispatches From the Culture Wars - December 10, 2019

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SCOTUS Attacks Repro Rights / Fuel Industries Have Known All Along / Free Public Transit / E-Cars and Green Capitalism / Uberization / Jumping the Turnstiles / Sanders and Corbyn / UK Labour and Antisemitism / Chilean Women Change World Culture

Women’s Unpaid Labor in Political Economy* Revisited

Carol Hanisch and Kathy Scarbrough Meeting Ground OnLine
cover of Women's Liberation newspaper At a time when women’s crucial and unresolved unpaid labor in the home is largely overshadowed by #MeToo, loss of abortion rights, and an upsurge of violence against women, it is good to be reminded of this core oppression.
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