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Beyond the Anger Economy

After living for what seemed like ages under a dark cloud, I saw a picture on Facebook this week that made me happy. Then the US Supreme Court ruled in favour of marriage equality, and social media exploded in a shower of colour and good vibes. 784 more words

Politics And Opinion

Bodies by Susie Orbach

PhD is keeping me über-busy, but I have to admit I have never been this happy. However, my reading time has been cut to a quarter of what it was two months ago, and I’m struggling to find the will to read in my free time when I have spent the day reading and writing about my PhD, which is also on crime fiction. 667 more words

Review

Creativity and Craziness: Discovering your inner creature with Jeanette Winterson and Susie Orbach

“I tried to kill myself, it didn’t work.” On the final day of the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival 2014, these are the surprising words spoken by world-renowned British writer, Jeanette Winterson. 545 more words

General

Susie Orbach: What’s going on with girl’s bodies?

Young girls are being primed to look at their bodies as a site they have to change from as young as five, warned Susie Orbach, academic, activist, author and one of the editors of… 310 more words

General

Book Review: Fat is a Feminist Issue

Read for: The F-word’s February non-fiction selection
Rating: 3/5 …?
I’m still undecided about how I felt after reading this book. It’s #39 on Ms. Magazine’s Top 100 Feminist Non-Fiction Countdown… 652 more words

Reading

Warum Kapitalismus und Kleidung für uns nicht zusammengehören

Wenn man einmal anfängt, Fragen zu stellen, bekommt man zumeist Antworten, die einem nicht gefallen.

In Bezug auf Kleidung stellen wir uns oft Fragen:

Ob man jede Saison neue braucht, obwohl die alten noch passen. 266 more words

Alltag

The dark side of London Fashion Week

As London Fashion Week gets under way – Pluto Press has published an anti-Capitalist book of fashion. Stitched Up by Tansy Hoskins moves between Karl Lagerfeld and Karl Marx, exploring consumerism, class and advertising to reveal the interests which benefit from exploitation in the clothes industry. 1,005 more words

Pluto Press