Tag: neoliberalism

Life without limits: The delusions of technological fundamentalism

In two new books, Heather Brunskell-Evans and Michele Moore question the ideologies and practices that promote medical/technological “solutions” to gender, and Renate Klein analyzes the surrogacy industry as a form of exploitation of women and trafficking in babies.

Was Margaret Thatcher a ‘rebel girl’?

Meagan Tyler wanted to like “Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women,” but was shocked to find Margaret Thatcher represented in the book.

How Hugh Hefner represents neoliberalism’s win

It is no accident that, as we celebrate individuals rather than movements for radical change, Hugh Hefner has been hailed as the leader of the sexual revolution.

Whoreburbia: The digital gentrification of ‘sex work’

Back in 2014, I co-authored an academic paper published in a graduate journal that sought to discuss the delineation of women in prostitution into mythologized categories: social pariah, abject, and shamed victim…

Choice Feminism on The Talk

I don’t watch The Talk but someone on Twitter sent me a link to this segment, which aired earlier today, in which the hosts discuss a Las Vegas strip club that is…