29 Nov 2018

Review: Documentary Connects Revolutionary Feminist Struggles In The Middle East

In August 2014, the women of the “Women’s Protection Units” (YPJ) captured the attention of the world when they helped rescue 50,000 people from a massacre by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Sinjar Mountains of northern Iraq. The “Sinjar massacre,” as it has come to

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25 Apr 2018

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘YDTMHTL’ By War On Women

The Baltimore feminist hardcore punk band War on Women released a compelling protest record earlier this month. It’s titled “Capture The Flag,” and it follows their 2015 self-titled album. Their song names alone are an apt entry into their politics: “The Violence of Bureaucracy,” “Predator in Chief,” “Divisive Shit,” to

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Two of the original authors of the Combahee River Statement, Barbara Smith and Demita Frazier, spoke at a meeting during the "Socialism 2017" conference. Screen shot from live stream.
10 Jul 2017

Authors Of Combahee River Statement, Which Profoundly Influenced Black Feminism, Mark 40th Anniversary

Authors of the Combahee River Statement reflect on its impact and contemplate what lessons it may hold for those organizing against the Trump administration.

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22 Jan 2017

Women’s March Transcends Elite Feminism To Make Resounding Statement

The Women’s March on Washington—and the nearly 700 sister marches across the country born in solidarity—took place on January 21, the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. In eight of the largest cities in the United States, at least 2.6 million people marched and rallied. There were countless

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Program for a International Women’s Day event in San Francisco, 1975, from the RF Kampfer Revolutionary Literature Archive [http://radicalarchive.tumblr.com/post/140685633339/radicalarchive-program-for-a-international]
31 Mar 2016

Introducing ‘Sharp Edges’—A New Column at Shadowproof

Our new column will introduce readers to stories from the margins of complex and oft-ignored realities being faced by communities that continue to resist

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18 Feb 2016

The Problem With The Bourgeois Feminist Defense Of Hillary Clinton

After all, how distressing can the financial establishment be to those unaffected by its destruction?

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15 Feb 2016

Hillary Clinton Claims To Oppose Breaking Up The Banks Because Racism

Hillary Clinton asked a crowd, “If we broke up the big banks tomorrow, would that end racism? Would that end sexism?”

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05 Feb 2016

The Absurd Identity Politics of Establishment Pundits Critiquing Bernie Sanders

There’s something wrong with pundits increasingly relying on narrow concepts of feminism to pick apart Bernie Sanders’ campaign.

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16 Nov 2015

Hillary Clinton Defends Wall Street Patronage With 9/11, McFeminism

If you thought it was inappropriate of Hillary Clinton to invoke 9/11 to respond to allegations of campaign finance corruption, you’re not alone.

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