Tag Archives: Patriarchy

Michael Kaufman THE TIME HAS COME: Why Men Must Join the Gender Equality Revolution

Michael Kaufman is the co-founder of the WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN, the largest international effort of men working to end violence against women. He has worked across North America and in 50 countries with the United Nations, governments, NGOs and businesses, as an adviser and speaker. He is a senior fellow with Promundo, based in Washington, D. C. He is the author, or editor, of 8 books, including CRACKING THE ARMOUR: POWER, PAIN AND THE LIVES OF MEN, and BEYOND PATRIARCHY: ESSAYS BY MEN ON PLEASURE, POWER, AND CHANGE. His latest book is THE TIME HAS COME: WHY MEN MUST JOIN THE GENDER EQUALITY REVOLUTION, published by Counterpoint Press.


In addition we hear from Carey Gillam, author of WHITE WASH: THE STORY OF A WEED KILLER, CANCER, AND THE CORRUPTION OF SCIENCE, to report on the unanimous SF Federal Court jury verdict just yesterday afternoon, on March 19, 2019, determining that Monsanto’s glyphosate based weed-killer, Round-up, was a “substantial factor” in former Gualalla resident Edwin Hardeman’s developing Non-Hodgkins lymphoma.


Rebecca Traister – GOOD & MAD: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger

Given the unauthorized release of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Center on May 2, 2022, we revisited this interview from October, 2018. Rebecca Traister joined us again to update us on the evolving situation, which can be heard at the end of the archived interview.

Rebecca Traister is writer at large for New York magazine, whose latest book is GOOD AND MAD: THE REVOLUTIONARY POWER OF WOMEN’S ANGER, published by Simon & Schuster. . Her earlier books include ALL THE SINGLE LADIES, and the award winning BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY. Her work has been published in The Nation, The New York Times, The Washington Post and the New York Observer among other publications.5bca1ba93b365.image.jpg

Anita Hill: Kavanaugh confirmation hearing ‘disservice to the American public’ https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/10/anita-hill-brett-kavanaugh-confirmation-response

‘Vile hatred, hero worship’: Christine Blasey Ford faces an unsettling future https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/10/christine-blasey-ford-faces-unsettling-future

Black Women Have Never Had The Privilege Of Rage https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-angry-black-women_us_5bbf7652e4b040bb4e800249

With Kavanaugh Confirmation, GOP Commits Again To Patriarchy, Misogyny https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/republican-party-brett-kavanaugh-patriarchy-misogyny_us_5bbaaf43e4b01470d05284ca

Kavanaugh once lobbied for judge now handling ethics complaints against him https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/22/brett-kavanaugh-supreme-court-tim-tymkovich-ethics-complaints

The Republican party is about to face the wrath of women https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/25/republican-party-face-wrath-women

Christine Blasey Ford’s Attorneys Reveal Statement From Corroborating Witness https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/christine-blasey-ford-attorneys-keith-koegler_us_5bb82805e4b0876eda9e3d85

Christine Blasey Ford’s Lawyers React To Brett Kavanaugh’s Expected Confirmation https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/christine-blasey-ford-reaction-kavanaugh-confirmation_us_5bb68963e4b0876eda9ca3ea

I Know Why Evangelical Women Support Brett Kavanaugh. I Was Raised To Do The Same. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/brett-kavanaugh-evangelical-women_us_5bb3a28de4b0ba8bb211985b

(1981) Audre Lorde, “The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism” http://www.blackpast.org/1981-audre-lorde-uses-anger-women-responding-racism

Finally, angry women are the solution and not a problem – but we still have far to go https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/sep/24/angry-women-solution-nanette-metoo-emilie-pine

We Still Haven’t Learned from Anita Hill’s Testimoy https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/27/opinion/anita-hill-clarence-thomas-brett-kavanaugh-christine-ford.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

Kavanaugh’s opening remarks are a master class in a common sexual abuser defense tactic https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/9/27/1799292/-Kavanaugh-s-opening-remarks-are-a-masterclass-in-a-common-sexual-abuser-defense-tactic?detail=emaildksc

Brett Kavanaugh’s Testimony Was A Spectacle Of Angry Male Bonding https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/brett-kavanaugh-testimony-angry-male-bonding_us_5bad9b54e4b09d41eba00a32

Here’s where Kavanaugh’s sworn testimony was misleading or wrong https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/09/28/heres-where-kavanaughs-sworn-testimony-was-misleading-or-wrong/?utm_term=.3675b54144b5

Matthew N. Lyons – Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right’s Challenge to State & Empire

As we approach a year since the “Unite the Right” rally took place in Charlottesville, VA,  Truthout chose as their Progressive Pick, Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right’s Challenge to State and Empire , by our guest, Matthew N. Lyons, in which he takes issue with the notion that the far right is a united force.

Matthew N. Lyons has been writing about right-wing politics for over 25 years. His work focuses on the interplay between right-wing movements and systems of oppression, and responses to these movements by leftists, liberals, and the state. He writes regularly for the antifascist blog Three Way Fight, and his work has also appeared in the Guardian, New Politics, and other publications.

He contributed the title essay to the book Ctrl-Alt-Delete: An Antifascist Report on the Alternative Right . He is coauthor with Chip Berlet of Right-Wing Populism in America , and author of Arier, Patriarchen, Übermenschen: die extreme Rechte in den USA (Aryans, Patriarchs, Supermen: The Far Right in the USA [Unrast Verlag, 2015]).

Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right’s Challenge to State and Empire is published by PM Press.