Tag: patriarchy

Fiona Murphy: Irish State to seal records of Mother and Baby Homes for 30 years: Urgent call for action

focaal_admin , October 20th, 2020


Tiny bodies, the remains of little children entombed without name or mercy, are uncovered in Tuam, a small Irish town in Co. Galway in the west of Ireland,…


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White Patriarchy Gets a Pacifier

Alexandra Frankel , October 15th, 2018


In the era of #MeToo, we need collective liberation, not the tears and tantrums of white male entitlement. In less than the time it takes you to read…


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Black Women and the Fight against Sexual Violence

Alexandra Frankel , May 10th, 2018


We cannot fully comprehend today’s activism without the complex histories of Black women’s struggles against sexual violence. Several years ago I interviewed a retired scholar who was one…


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Patriarchy & The Ineptitude of Fathers

Scott Schwartz , February 19th, 2017


The physicist Wolfgang Pauli famously derided those with whom he disagreed using the insult, “you’re not even wrong.” This stinging reprimand was meant to imply that a proposed…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 17th, 2016


Misogyny at the Trinidad Guardian… Maybe I am a prude, but is it ok for a national newspaper to regularly publish a column whose language, imagery and content…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , January 17th, 2016


Misogyny at the Trinidad Guardian… Maybe I am a prude, but is it ok for a national newspaper to regularly publish a column whose language, imagery and content…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 17th, 2016


my last column for the Guardian under their current editor, who i think fired me for calling out his star columnist for being a sexist… Maybe I am…


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On violence, reality, and the parameters of social existence: A comment on Graeber’s essay.

Bree Blakeman , April 25th, 2015


    I’ve been reading David Graeber’s The Utopia of Rules: on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy lately. Slowly I should say – I’ve been…


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On violence, reality, and the parameters of social existence: A comment on Graeber’s essay.

Bree Blakeman , April 25th, 2015


    I’ve been reading David Graeber’s The Utopia of Rules: on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy lately. Slowly I should say – I’ve been…


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