Category: Gender

Will “The Populist Prophet” Bern Hillary?

Will “The Populist Prophet” Bern Hillary?
If you watched CNN’s Anderson Cooper throw political batting-practice to Hillary Clinton, you’re supposed to believe that she actually intends to un-stack the deck. By RA Monaco Most people who are “feelin’ the bern” have deafened to the unimaginative discussions about how money will ultimately decide our 2016 presidential election.  We get it—we’re screwed.  And,... Read more »

The Unaddressed Cultural Hangover of Sexism and Profitability

The Unaddressed Cultural Hangover of Sexism and Profitability
By RA Monaco Are women being kept second-class citizens to maintain the profitability of capitalism and the dominant social order? Generally, these days men like Russell Brand probably don’t want to be thought of as sexists, but his response to the criticism of being a sexist may have some validity.   Unwitting men like Russell Brand—who... Read more »

Upward Middle-Class Mobility for American Women - A Myth Laid Bare

Upward Middle-Class Mobility for American Women - A Myth Laid Bare
          By RA Monaco “The economic downturn that’s stalled middle-age, middle-class women has laid bare the myth of upward mobility that drove their lives” says University of Akron, Professor Therese L Lueck in response to a suggestion that women may have the unique potential to unify those who stand in, or close to,... Read more »
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Avoiding, “The Brick”

Avoiding, “The Brick”
By RA Monaco When our lack of self determination becomes a realization, the issue becomes, how do we create a calculus for change?  If we can’t control the government—the apparatus—we claim manifests the popular will of the nation, women may hold the key to our avoiding “the brick.”  Entrenched inequality and its companion, poverty, is... Read more »

Paycheck Fairness: Is It Just Anti-women or a War?

Paycheck Fairness:  Is It Just Anti-women or a War?
  By RA Monaco Women “make exactly what they’re worth…and don’t want to be…given a little special handout to make sure they’re OK” claimed Martha MacCallum host of Fox News’ America’s Newsroom following the president’s State of the Union address. Not to be out done, Daily Caller editor-in-chief, Tucker Carlson, offered up this pearl saying, “Women make... Read more »