Andrea Dworkin

The Capitalist-Patriarchy Hurts Men Too Shocker

Louise Pennington | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Pennington

Hyper-masculinity is damaging and destructive. It assumes that men are predisposed to violence; that men are nothing more than violent sexual predators incapable of self-control and empathy. The capitalist-patriarchy states that men are inherently violent and that nothing will ever change that.

Becoming a Radical Feminist: On Male Violence, Cultural Femicide and Sisterhood

Louise Pennington | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Pennington

The older I get, the more I believe that 'equality' is nothing more than a smokescreen to prevent the true liberation of women. Equality before the law means nothing when violence is endemic; when women are most likely to live in poverty; when no one bothers to actually enforce the existing equality legislation.

It's the Official Patronising of Women Day: The Capitalist-Patriarchal Conspiracy of Mother's Day

Louise Pennington | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Politics
Louise Pennington

Mother's Day, in its present form, is merely a another capitalist-patriarchal tool to beat women over the head with. It remains nothing more than a depressing attempt at brain-washing women into believing that 'their' work is valued. Women's work has never been valued. We still do the majority of the childcare and housework whilst in paid employment.

Feminism, Men and Women-Only Spaces

Louise Pennington | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Pennington

No one asks why feminists are moving back to women-only organising or why feminists are increasingly identifying as political lesbians or lesbian separatists? Why are women-only spaces, once again, becoming so important?

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Thinking Men Are More Important Than Women? Read Them Children's Books

Ruth Whippman | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home
Ruth Whippman

Banished from Mr Men world, Andrea Dworkin style, the females of the 'Men' species apparently formed their own nation state in the early eighties, providing the various settings for the 'Little Miss' Books. But any thoughts of the establishment of a radical feminist utopia stop there.