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Zillah Eisenstein offers up “A Manifesto of Sorts for COVID-19”


Zillah Eisenstein, activist, political thinker, and author of several books, including Abolitionist Socialist Feminism: Radicalizing the Next Revolution, has just written a piece for NYU Press’s blog, From The Square, about how we’re dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, how we can care about ourselves and everyone, “but also make a triage …”

“COVID-19 like most disease is democratic—it can affect anyone, although with differing options to respond to it. The world, including the US, is not democratic. This does not bode well. But we can move forward because simple individualism contradicts the interdependency of this COVID crisis. ‘We’ all suffer when one person circulates with symptoms—and we will flourish if we accept responsibility to isolate/distance and protect one another….”

Read Zillah’s “Manifesto of Sorts” at From the Square

Abolitionist Socialist Feminism: Radicalizing the Next Revolution by Zillah Eisenstein

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