A person is sexually objectified when her sexual parts or sexual functions are...– -Bartkey. Women can be sexual without being sexually objectified. This is the difference between sexual liberation and sexual objectification. Why I think society is okay with plastering women in thongs in advertisements to sell practically everything, but not okay with a woman demanding affordable...
Russia: Stop feeding the oligarchs! →
amodernmanifesto: Finally the presidential elections were held; massive popular protests were re-launched; and the people once again were unhappy with the fraud. The liberals stand for fair elections and for the restoration (as if they existed!) of democratic institutions of the European type. This is right and correct. We also support the slogan for fair elections. However, we also understand...
The Greek crisis: Europe on the brink of a... →
amodernmanifesto: Europe is standing on the edge of a precipice. This is the judgement, not just of the Marxists, but of the most serious strategists of Capital. Barely six weeks have passed since the latest Greek rescue package, and it is already unravelling. There is now a general crisis of confidence in the ranks of the bourgeoisie internationally. The panic, which is reflected in the wild...
The fact is that transgender people—in particular, transgender people of...– Mandy Carter, Still No Freedom Rainbow for Transgender People of Color (COLORLINES) If you haven’t already, I recommend taking a look at that report. The race statistics are sobering, and too important to ignore. (via e-pic)
Mayhem 2012: Gearing Up for a Global Spring of... →
amodernmanifesto: In May, the 99 percent will open up new avenues of resistance as activists around the world gear up for the intensification of popular protest and direct action. And we’re back! After months of relative quiet, interspersed with a handful of mass protests and radical events — like the general strike in Spain and the re-occupation of Wall Street — our movement is on course to...