China’s younger generation of feminists pose a unique threat to the Communist Party. By celebrating single, queer, and often child-free women, they are challenging government edicts that marriage and families are the foundation of the country’s political stability.
Poland’s proposed abortion ban is part of a broader attack on women by the right-wing PiS government, which has sought to banish the word “gender” itself from the country’s vocabulary. But Polish feminists and their allies are fighting back.
What are feminists thinking and doing today? We cast an eye to movements in the United States and abroad to help us imagine—and strategize—a more pluralist, and radical, feminism.
Introducing our Fall special section.
It is time we reckoned with the cost of the country’s Trump obsession—not simply in distorting politics at the national level but in taking our gaze away from what is going on in the states. There, another election is being …
The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens by Gabriel Zucman University of Chicago Press, 2015, 200 pp. Last year, a whistleblower presented a German journalist at Süddeutsche Zeitung with a trove of data. The data included information …
Care work has always divided poor and middle-class women. While loved ones may do this work because they care, paid workers do it because they need a job. Should the love of their labor have any bearing on their rights as workers?
The optimism of Rebecca Traister’s All the Single Ladies is encouraging, but the book’s blindspots illuminate the limitations of contemporary liberal feminism.
Following the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015 and the July 2016 attack in Nice, sociologist Farhad Khosrokhavar explained in the New York Times why France has become such a target. “Young people in the banlieues, marginalized and with …
“I always thought that Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘lean in’ idea was ironic; it is only possible for her readership to envision leaning in at the corporate boardroom in so far as they can lean on the low-paid care workers. . . .”
Galvanized by the brutal rape of a young student in 2012, a new generation of young metropolitan, feminists are today arguing that the answer to India’s public safety dilemma is not to lock women up at home, but to protect their right to take risks.