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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.

Rational Actors

Jenny Brown Jacobin
baby crib In the United States, women face the prospect of becoming mothers without necessary social protections. Many decide it’s not worth the risk.

Forgotten Feminisms: Johnnie Tillmon’s Battle Against ‘The Man’

Judith Shulevitz New York Review of Books
Mainstream feminists never quite knew what to do with the welfare rights movement. Here was a group of mothers who, rather than wanting equal work and equal pay, demanded that the government support them while they stayed home and raised their kids.

Tidbits - June 7, 2018 - Attacks on Women's Health; Puerto Rico; Philadelphia Orchestra, BDS; Progressives, the Black Caucus; Religion; Civil Rights Unionism; NFL, tradition of protest; Resources; Announcements; more....

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Reader Comments: Attacks on Women's Health; Puerto Rico - new hurricane season; Philadelphia Orchestra, BDS; Progressives and the Black Caucus; Separation of Church and State; Honor Vets, End Wars; Civil Rights Unionism; NFL, tradition of protest; Resources; Announcements: Madison-Jun 15 and more...

Why D.C. Statehood Is a Reproductive Justice Issue

Shireen Rose Shakouri Rewire
Inseparable from the struggle for reproductive justice and individual bodily autonomy is Washington DC's fight for the rights held by other citizens of this country: to hold our elected officials accountable for delivering the resources we need to foster safe and healthy communities.
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