While Wonder Woman in the past, and definitely in Marston’s version, strongly embodied the feminist aspirations and struggles of the day, does she represent any kind of feminism now?
“The Asian was told to leave. He was given an explanation. Nevertheless, he persisted. So he had to be carried out on a stretcher.” By Eng-Beng Lim For Asian Americans and other professional elites of color who think their class privilege or “whiteness” protects them from the racialized brunt of U.S.-America’s corporate-nationalist wrath, the bloody […]
“And now it’s winter Winter in America And all of the healers done been killed or sent away Yeah, and the people know, people know It’s winter Winter in America And ain’t nobody fighting Cause nobody knows what to save.” Gil Scott Heron, “Winter in America” 1974 “Winter is Coming.” Game of Thrones, 2011 […]
If ever there was a need for trigger warning, this is it.
By Tavia Nyong’o Can the subaltern speak? No, but she can certainly sob, with cries of raking loss and, a few rapid film cuts later, tears of heartwarming gratitude. I learned that much watching Kony 2012 this morning, even if, like most people from the region, I learned little else by way of information or […]
1. There’s a new Volkswagen ad in which a child dressed as Darth Vader tries to use “The Force” to control objects in the world. Dad comes home from work and, standing with mom at the kitchen window, sees his child trying to mind-control the family car in the driveway. The car starts as if […]