Feminist journalist, media critic, and activist Soraya Chemaly joins Carla Kaplan and Durba Mitra for an in-depth discussion of feminist rage. Their wide-ranging conversation covers many aspects of contemporary women’s rage: the Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation process, the furor over Serena Williams’s US Open final, and how to differentiate progressive anger from the reactionary anger that has fueled the Right, including the rise of Trump.
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Soraya Chemaly sits down with Carla Kaplan and Durba Mitra to discuss the uses of rage in catalyzing political change, how to differentiate progressive anger from reactionary anger, and more.
Cynthia Enloe discusses gender and the rise of the global Right with the coeditors of the forthcoming Signs special issue on the topic, Agnieszka Graff, Ratna Kapur, and Suzanna Danuta Walters.
Feminist legal scholar, writer, teacher, and activist Catharine A. MacKinnon discusses “Sexual Harassment in the Age of #MeToo” with Durba Mitra, assistant professor of studies of women, gender, and sexuality at Harvard University.
Renowned organizer and activist Dolores Huerta discusses #MeToo, DACA, Trump, and the intersections between the labor, immigrant rights, and feminist movements.
Michael Kimmel and Lisa Wade discuss toxic masculinity, the rise of Donald Trump and white grievance politics, and gender’s role in neo-Nazi and other hate groups.
Angela P. Harris and Amy Farrell discuss gender, race, and gun violence.