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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

Politics

Mary McGill: Feminism Inc.

To mark International Women’s Day 2015, Sydney Opera House hosted ‘All About Women’, a day long symposium of female-focused talks. A highlight of the event was ‘How to Be a Feminist’, a panel discussion featuring, amongst others, Roxane Gay, Germaine Greer and Feminist Frequency’s Anita Sarkeesian. 926 more words

Essays

Recent Podcasts, Early February 2016

  1. A Saturday afternoon post-Throwing Shade browse of the NTS website led me to Literary Friction, whose archives are available as podcasts.
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Podcasts

The trouble with mindfulness

I am writing this post in response to an article ‘Is mindfulness making us ill’ that appeared in the Guardian magazine at the weekend. It was written by a writer on ‘politics, social affairs and economics.’ Her name is Dawn Foster and it appears she has had one bad experience of meditation and found a few others who have too. 313 more words

Coaching

Lean in / Lean out

Last night I went to hear Dawn Foster talk about her new book Lean Out. It took place at the London Book Review bookshop in Bloomsbury. 277 more words