Emily Eisner lays out the introduction to her work on postmodernity and marxist feminism.
The time to abandon postmodernism and liberalism in the women’s movement is now. Red Feminism has been waiting for us.
Under socialist regimes have the most serious and successful efforts at rapidly bringing equality between men and women been made.
Patriarchy goes deeper than capitalism and class exploitation. Gender, being the social meaning ascribed to sex, may be the most enduring and relentless oppression to throw off.
More and more we are immersed in a postmodern ethos of appearances, images, and veneers. Everyone can feel the nothingness, the void, just beneath the surface of everyday routines and securities. John Zerzan, Elements of Refusal
A revolution is certainly the most authoritarian thing there is.
Patriarchy and male supremacy have existed since long before the development of capitalism and industrialization. However, capitalism uses male supremacy for its own benefit.
continued from Introduction.
Instead of focusing our politics merely on the police as the ultimate political oppression, we must be truly radical and understand capitalism as the engineer of social inequalities. We must criticize the economic function that the police serve to deepen our criticism of racism and police violence.