Tag Archives: Feminism

Italy: Autonomia (1)

… the notion of class entails the notion of historical relationship. Like any other relationship, it is a fluency which evades analysis if we attempt to stop it dead at any given moment and anatomise its structure. The finest meshed … Continue reading

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For Hebe de Bonafini (1928-2022) and the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo

Those who have lost whom they love, those who say “I have a right to cry, and I still don’t cry because I need to know where and how my loved ones died”, are linking demands for justice with the … Continue reading

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Abortion without Borders

N’oubliez jamais qu’il suffira d’une crise politique, économique ou religieuse pour que les droits des femmes soient remis en question. Ces droits ne sont jamais acquis. Vous devrez rester vigilantes votre vie durant. Simone de Beauvoir From the CrimethInc. collective (14/11/2022) … … Continue reading

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Virginia Woolf: Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid

Virginia Woolf, in times of war … The Germans were over this house last night and the night before that. Here they are again. It is a queer experience, lying in the dark and listening to the zoom of a … Continue reading

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Reflections after the Stonewall Riots: Michel Foucault

In my opinion, as important as it may be, tactically speaking, to say at a given moment, ‘I am a homosexual,’ over the long run, in a wider strategy, the question of knowing who we are sexually should no longer … Continue reading

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Reflections after the Stonewall Riots: Mario Mieli

To come over to our side means, quite literally, to be fucked in the ass, and to discover that this is one of the most beautiful of pleasures. It means to marry your pleasure to mine without castrating chains, without … Continue reading

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Reflections after the Stonewall Riots: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini interviewed by Louis Valentin (1970) A 1970 interview with Pier Paolo Pasolini, on the youth revolt of the sixties, culture, love, his film “Oedipus Rex”, the heterosexual couple, homosexuality, and more. LV: You have often been accused … Continue reading

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Reflections after the Stonewall Riots: Guy Hocquenghem

To speak of reflections after Stonewall is not to suggest any logical chronology in which thought follows practice. But the Stonewall Riots do express a moment of intensity in the practice and thought of the radical gay rebellion of the … Continue reading

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Chiara Bottici: Anarchafeminism

For March 8, we share a rich reflection on “anarchafeminism” by Chiara Bottici, followed by a recorded performance of the same, as well as an earlier lecture on anarchism. 1. Why anarcha-feminism? It has become something of a commonplace to argue that … Continue reading

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The war in Ukraine: Mucho Macho

A reflection on the machismo or the masculism of war, by Sarah Babiker, for El Salto Diario (27/02/2022) … I know that this outburst, outside the framework of geopolitics, devoid of the contextualisation of historical background, economic interests, or international … Continue reading

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