In Tragic and Tough Times – Thoughts in the Wake of A Rape Charge and a Suicide: Sucheta De and Shivani Nag

Guest Post by SUCHETA DE and SHIVANI NAG (First Published in Kafila) In Tragic and Tough Times, Let Us be True to Our Democratic and Gender-Just Principles. We are confronted by a painful episode involving a rape charge and a suicide, that poses many tough and tangled questions to us – as the JNU community and also as individuals and activists committed to secularism, democracy … Continue reading In Tragic and Tough Times – Thoughts in the Wake of A Rape Charge and a Suicide: Sucheta De and Shivani Nag

How feminism became capitalism’s handmaiden – and how to reclaim it

By – Nancy Fraser A movement that started out as a critique of capitalist exploitation ended up contributing key ideas to its latest neoliberal phase ‘We should break the spurious link between our critique of the family wage and flexible capitalism by militating for a form of life that de-centres waged work and valorises unwaged activities, including – but not only – carework.’ Photograph: Robert … Continue reading How feminism became capitalism’s handmaiden – and how to reclaim it