Gabriel Zucman’s The Hidden Wealth of Nations offers a plainspoken explanation of what we are constantly told is “too complicated” for us to understand: the myriad legal loopholes the rich exploit to avoid paying taxes, and why closing them should be a priority for the rest of us.
Care work has always divided working- and middle-class women. But by claiming labor rights on their own terms, 1970s domestic worker organizers were able to overcome these barriers and win major reforms. Can their success be repeated?
Galvanized by the brutal rape of a young student in 2012, a rising generation of Indian feminists are today arguing that the answer to the country’s public safety dilemma is not to lock women up at home, but to protect their right to take risks.
Adrienne Rich’s politics developed over many years because she came by them as an artist—which may be what allowed her to become, unusually, both more self-questioning and more combative as she aged.
A new generation of minority and Muslim women are taking the lead in the fight against racial profiling, police brutality, mass incarceration, and a general crackdown on civil liberties in France.
Mainstream and social-democratic feminists agree that something must be done to ease “work-family conflict,” but disagree on what. The answer is simpler than we might imagine: universal child care.
With evictions, homelessness, and deportations on the rise while social services face cut after cut, women are paying the price for a decade of austerity policies in the United Kingdom. But not all of them are taking it lying down.
Join Dissent editors and contributors to discuss the challenges feminists will face under a Trump presidency, and how our movements can fight back.
In an interview, Nancy Fraser contends with liberal feminism’s troubling convergence with contemporary capitalism, and offers a radically different vision of gender justice.
Rolling back Republican domination in the states will not be easy. But it is a battle that must be joined.
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.