If progressives want to retake Congress in 2018, they will need to embrace the contributions of black feminism at the national level.
The term "intersectionality" has become a kind of brood parasite. It mimics just enough of left-feminist rhetoric to deceive the unwary.
Under this concept, the left pretends class struggle is secondary to various other civil rights issues. In fact, it should be recognized as the unifying cause.
The two discuss capitalism's inextricable links to race, gender and class, and how the U.S. left doesn't get the connections.
Truthdig sat down with special guest Sonali Kolhatkar to discuss women, politics and social activism in the 2016 election season.
In a comical YouTube clip, writer and comedian Akilah Hughes enlists the help of a beloved Italian dish to get viewers to understand the sometimes maligned and often overlooked concept of intersectionality.
In a February essay, British columnist Julie Burchill takes aim at the "rainbow coalition of cranks and charlatans" that made "class guilt, sexual kinks, personal prejudice and repressed lust for power" what "modern, non-working-class left-wing politics is about."