Socialist Feminism

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Alexandra Kollontai and Red Love: Against The Current vol. 81
Ebert, Teresa L.
Article
1999
What is “Red Love”—and more specifically, what is a socialist, or more complexly, a communist theory of love and sexuality?
Back to the Fragments
Power, Nina
Article
2013
Beyond the Fragments began life in 1979, as a pamphlet, and soon became the classic statement of socialist feminism in the form it took in Britain following the political explosion of May 1968. Its th...
Coming Home to the Struggle: Against The Current vol. 134
Thompson, Wendy
Article
2008
I became a political activist at the age of 12, when I marched for open housing in Evanston, Illinois. We lived next to the Black community in Evanston; African-American students made up 40% of my gra...
Foremothers and Fathers: Against The Current vol. 139
Holmstrom, Nancy
Article
2009
Socialist feminism is usually said to have begun in the 1960s and ‘70s, but in fact it was a significant radical current 100-150 years ago.
Machismo and Its Discontents: Against The Current vol. 134
Ferguson, Ann
Article
2008
The one clear memory I have of 1968 (as opposed to all those other antiwar and pro-civil rights struggles in which I was engaged in the 1960s and ‘70s) is that I was a member of a faculty ad-hoc group...
Marxism.ca
Website
A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 16, 2016: Working class organizing
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Working to change things for the better, fighting to prevent things from getting worse, remembering the past to illuminate possibilities for the future: as always, that is the focus of Other Voices. I...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 5, 2016: International Women's Day
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
In this issue of Other Voices, we mark International Women's Day. An article written by Alexandra Kollontai in 1920 talks about the early history of this event, which grew out of a proposal put forwar...
A Parable of Women's Liberation: Against The Current vol. 134
Tax, Meredith
Article
2008
Interview with Meredith Tax.
The Power of Women United: Against The Current vol. 134
Dawson, Kipp
Article
2008
Interview with Kipp Dawson.
Rosa Luxemburg for Our Time
Holmstrom, Nancy
Article
2016
Does Rosa Luxemburg leave feminists a theoretical and political legacy? That is, does she give us any theoretical guidance as to how to understand women's oppression? If so, what is it?
The Rosa Luxemburg Reader
Luxemburg, Rosa. [Anderson, Kevin; Hudis, Peter (eds.)]
Book
2004
A definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings.
Socialism.ca
Website
A gateway to resources about socialism, socialist history, and socialist ideas, compiled by Connexions.
Socialist Feminism: A Strategy for the Women's Movement
Booth, Heather; Creamer, Day; Davis, Susan; Dobbin, Deb; Kaufman, Robin; Klass, Tobey
Article
1972
Our movement's strategy must grow from an understanding of the dynamics of power, with the realization that those who have power have a vested interest in preserving it and the institutional forms whi...
The Socialist Feminist Project: A Contemporary Reader in Theory and Politcs
Holmstrom, Nancy
Book
Socialist feminist theorizing is flourishing today. This collection is intended to shows its strengths and resources and convey a sense of it as an ongoing project.
A Time for Learning: Against The Current vol. 133
Slaughter, Jane
Article
2008
I don't recall being aware of the events in France in May-June 1968. I was in college, beginning to get radicalized on several fronts, notably the war. Something called the “Free University” was start...
Women and Class: Towards a Socialist Feminism
Draper, Hal
Book
2011
Draper situates the origins of the modern feminist movement in the revolutionary movements of the nineteenth century.
Women's Suffrage and Class Struggle
Luxemburg, Rosa
Article
1912
In any society, the degree of female emancipation is the natural measure of the general emancipation.
The Year of Awakening: Against The Current vol. 133
Winslow, Barbara
Article
2008
Against the Current: Which events of 1968 were you involved in? How did that event/those events affect you personally and politically at the time?

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