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Lauren Heuser: When the government tells us how to speak

In the later years of Adolf Hitler’s Germany, the government made it compulsory for people to use the “Heil Hitler” salute in all public greetings. They risked prosecution, arrest and even death for refusing to do so. 694 more words

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A book review of 'War Virgin'

By “Hunter”
Best Defense guest respondent

Let me begin by saying I’ve defended Laura Westley during her past two posts. I overlooked some of her wilder statements and I was sympathetic to her concerns because I thought her theme was authentic and noteworthy. 1,002 more words


The Modern American Consumer

HI 282: The Modern American Consumer

2014, Spring Term, Boston University

Directed by Prof. Marilyn Halter

Course Outline

In this class we look at the history of consumer society in modern America addressing such questions as: When did the U. 142 more words


To Destroy Domination in All Its Forms: Anarcha-Feminist Theory, Organization and Action 1970-1978, by Julia Tanenbaum

This essay appears in the current issue of Perspectives on Anarchist Theory, available from AK Press here!

As anarchists look for genealogies of principles and praxis in a variety of social movements, from the anarcho-pacifists who spoke out against World War II to anarchists who joined the Black Power movement, so too should they look for their feminist foremothers, not only in the early 20th century anarchist movement but in the radical women’s movement of the 1970s. 8,539 more words


Gender parity

Let’s talk about gender parity in politics, specifically federal politics, for a bit.

By way of some background, last year, our Prime Minister – in a rehearsed line – said that he was appointing a gender-balanced cabinet “because it’s 2015.” 857 more words


Feminist Halloween 2016, Day 26: "21 Things You’ll See at Every Queer Halloween Party This Year"

In case you needed ideas for queer costumes for Halloween or a loving queer laugh about costumes that queer folks gravitate toward, Kayla and Anna have just the list/comic for you. 91 more words


Teams, Gender, and Collaboration

I’m always collecting data. I can’t help it, it’s just what I do. Here’s some data I collected from a meeting I recently attended: