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“If Not Now, When? Finding a feminism for 2020”–Zillah Eisenstein via NYU Press


Zillah Eisenstein, groundbreaking political thinker and author of several books, including Abolitionist Socialist Feminism: Radicalizing the Next Revolution, recently wrote a piece for the New York University Press blog on the oncoming feminist dilemmas posed by the 2020 presidential election, amid the “frat house” that is the Trump administration:

“I ask us all to think as imaginatively as possible in these next several months before the first primaries. I see these current thoughts as a continuance of the challenge thrown out by me in my recent book Abolitionist Socialist Feminism, to think boldly about how we find the newest anti-racist feminisms that can mobilize for the 2020 election and beyond.

  • What is an anti-racist socialist feminist to do in this moment?
  • When the socialist candidate is a white male
  • When the most progressive woman is still a white candidate and says she’s a capitalist but will redistribute wealth through taxing the very rich
  • When many of the radical and revolutionary feminists who are dear friends and I admire say they are voting for Bernie…”

Read Zillah’s article at NYUP blog

Abolitionist Socialist Feminism: Radicalizing the Next Revolution by Zillah Eisenstein

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