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Lean In and Post It On Facebook

There’s nothing new in the very sensible advice, “You shouldn’t  compare yourself to others. It’ll only make you unhappy”. (Miserable if you are doing worse, guilty if you are doing better.) There’ll always be someone smarter, richer, more attractive. 377 more words

Feminism

Review: Lean Out

Kate Bradley reviews Dawn Foster’s Lean Out (Repeater Books, 2016), a book that challenges the liberal feminism promoted by Sheryl Sandberg’s business advice book, Lean In.  431 more words

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THE LRB ON BREXIT

THE BREXIT REFERENDUM asked voters in the United Kingdom whether to Remain in or Leave the European Union, and “Leave” gathered more votes. But, as described in essays in the… 662 more words

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Peak Guardian: Mocking The British Public For Holding Street Parties To Mark The Queen's 90th Birthday

The Guardian’s lonely struggle against all of the things which unite us as a community and country finds a new source of virtue-signalling outrage… 1,680 more words

UK Politics

Feminism Inc : why 1% feminism will never change the world

I recently read Dawn Foster’s excellent Lean Out, a badly needed and critically sharp take-down of the corporate and choice feminisms that have come to define mainstream feminism in recent years. 56 more words

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Extract: Lean Out — Dawn H Foster

Backlash

“There’s no such thing as the voiceless, only the deliberately silenced and the preferably unheard.”—Arundhati Roy 

Post-crash, countless studies have shown that the impact of cuts and austerity has been borne predominately by women. 2,788 more words

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