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Our Words Are Our Weapons: The Feminist Battle of the Story in the Wake of the Isla Vista Massacre

By Rebecca Solnit It was a key match in the World Cup of Ideas. The teams vied furiously for the ball. The all-star feminist team tried repeatedly to kick it through the goalposts marked Widespread Social Problems, while the opposing team, staffed by the mainstream media and mainstream dudes, was intent on getting it into the … Continue reading Our Words Are Our Weapons: The Feminist Battle of the Story in the Wake of the Isla Vista Massacre

This is what I said at Radfems Respond

Excerpt: 1. Female people are a distinct social class with unique experiences, and members of that class experience specific forms of oppression under male supremacy based on the fact that we are female. 2. Gender is an inherently oppressive caste system that serves to facilitate and maintain the exploitation of female people under male supremacy. … Continue reading This is what I said at Radfems Respond

How to Stop an Abusive Stalker

Reinforcing boundaries shouldn’t be up to any single individual. This group of anarchists decided enough was enough after a friend was subjected to the unrelenting harassment of an abusive ex-partner. Social repercussions can and do influence behavior. What follows is a useful tactic for anyone struggling to maintain their personal boundaries against abuse. Excerpt: Our … Continue reading How to Stop an Abusive Stalker

Against an Uncritical Embrace of Gender

By Rachel / Deep Green Resistance Eugene The following is a response to an open letter written by Bonnie Mann to Lierre Keith. Hello Professor Mann, You wrote an open letter recently to my friend and fellow activist Lierre Keith. You don’t know me, and I don’t know you, but as your letter discusses issues … Continue reading Against an Uncritical Embrace of Gender

Let’s Get Free!: Radicalizing Pro-Feminist Education for Men

By Kourtney Mitchell / Deep Green Resistance The following speech was originally given at the Stop Porn Culture Conference at Wheelock College, Boston, in July 2013. Hello everyone, my name is Kourtney Mitchell and I am a political activist and a member of the group Deep Green Resistance. We are a radical organization dedicated to … Continue reading Let’s Get Free!: Radicalizing Pro-Feminist Education for Men

Support Warrior Sisters: women’s self defense

… Rapists and abusers are soldiers on the front lines of a war against women – and in a war, you don’t win by asking the other side nicely to stop. … Warrior Sisters provides both lethal and non-lethal self-defense training to women in need. Please consider making a donation. Your support will go towards … Continue reading Support Warrior Sisters: women’s self defense

Guidelines for Male Allies

Developed by the Deep Green Resistance Male-Ally group, with guidance from the Women’s Caucus. Introduction As a class, men have developed an entrenched system of power called patriarchy in order to naturalize exploitation of women’s bodies, labor, time, children, and so on. Patriarchy consists of an interlocking system of social, economic, political, legal, and cultural … Continue reading Guidelines for Male Allies

Kim D.: The Violence of Gender

By Kim D. This article was originally published by The Left Side of Feminism, and is republished here with permission from the author. Recent reports out of Greece reveal a campaign of terror being waged against the trans community. [1] The horror of this campaign is a prime teaching moment for the actual dangers posed … Continue reading Kim D.: The Violence of Gender