Tag Archives: Feminism

The suffragettes: Self-defence as self-making

Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist. Some thirty years ago I recall that the Salvation Army … Continue reading

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March 8: Sorelian readings of a feminist general strike

The calls for an international feminist general strike found an echo in many countries, but again, as in 2018, nowhere more than in spain. At the height of the strike, supported by the “majority” labour unions, as well as the … Continue reading

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March 8: For a revolutionary international feminist strike

This year, the calls for an international feminist strike come from many quarters. And though our solidarity reaches out to all of them, our affinity lies with those who understand a feminist strike as a revolutionary strike against patriarchy, capital, … Continue reading

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Paul Preciado: Politics of desire beyond woman and man

With women’s day on the horizon and the international call for a global feminist strike to mark the 8th of March, we share a text in translation by Paul Preciado that pushes at the limits of feminist thought and practice. … Continue reading

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Reimagining revolution: Amador Fernández Savater

With the seeming proliferation and celebration of anniversaries of revolutions, “successful” or “failed”, we lose cite of the conceptual wealth and practical weight of the concept itself.  The Autonomies collective has endeavoured, however modestly, to reflect upon the history and … Continue reading

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Feminism and beyond in May 68

France’s May 68 not only created space for the emergence of a radical gay movement in the country (with the FHAR), but a parallel feminist movement as well, as expressed in the Mouvement de libération des femmes (MLF).  We share a … Continue reading

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Women’s day and the struggle of every day: María Galindo

A feminist-anarchist voice from the “South”: María Galinda and the critique of “Women’s Day” …

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A strike against/beyond borders: The march 8 feminist strike in spain

This year’s call for a global women’s strike to mark the 8th of March women’s day was expressed in protests throughout the world.  But it found no greater resonance than in spain.

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For March 8, women’s day: Queering anarchism, queering feminism

Feminism is often trapped in reified forms of female-feminine identity, appealing to state authorities for the recognition and protection of women’s rights (when rights must be taken-created, not asked for), affirming a female “nature” against an ambient, violent misogyny, demanding … Continue reading

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For March 8, women’s day: Lucia Sanchez Saornil and the struggle against patriarchy

From the birth of the Church, out of the womb of Fear and the fatherhood of Ignorance, it has taught the inferiority of woman. In one form or another through the various mythical legends of the various mythical creeds, runs … Continue reading

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