R.I.P. Women’s Movement – Broadsheet – Salon.com

R.I.P. Women’s Movement – Broadsheet – Salon.com

Breaking news: The women’s movement died early Monday morning at the ripe old age of 160. It is survived by innumerable offspring (including many estranged descendants who took its existence for granted). Services have not been scheduled, as its loved ones are still in total denial.

“There will be no singular feminist agenda. There will be no women’s movement”

That political obituary comes by way of an article published Monday on the American Prospect’s Web site. The headline declares that this is officially “The End of the Women’s Movement.” But before you shed a tear or, in the case of anti-feminists, begin your joyous funeral song — “Ding-dong, the women’s movement is dead!” — note that the article is penned by none other than Courtney E. Martin, an avowed feminist. In fact, she believes feminism is actually alive and well; it’s the movement “as it was known in the 1960s” that is pushing up daises.

Read more at Salon using the above link. 🙂

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