Tag Archives: Japan

Burning the single story: how modern Japanese art shatters relativist myths

TweetThe month-long retrospective of Japanese director Kenji Mizoguchi’s films at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York provides for a unique angle of vision on the role of women in both cinema and society—as well as an overdue consideration of whether or not feminism is truly a “Western” phenomenon. Watching them as a [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Consent, the mixtape:  ”To say that love is the overriding theme of pop music is misleading.” A step by step of what the Hobby Lobby / personhood Supreme Court case really means. Poverty and fatherhood in Camden, New Jersey. A portrait of trans artists changing the landscape of contemporary art.  Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Ann’s gender-reversed parody: A response to Emily Yoffe. Breast cancer stigmas in Uganda. “When does an Academic become a Whore?” Spike Jonze and Her: Who are we writing out of the future? Apparently, women aren’t equal when it comes to corporate crime. “Oh that’s me. That’s us, that’s us, that’s me, thank God, that’s us.” [...]
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Public health crusaders: Japanese women take the capital

TweetHundreds of Japanese women have been holding a sit in on the steps of the  of the Japanese capital demanding  that their government provide better relief for some 30,000 children exposed to nuclear radiation by the Fukushima meltdown. “Official recovery policy focuses on decontamination rather than protecting the health of those most vulnerable – children [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Jay Smooth’s history lesson for Chris Brown — watch it. Now. Today is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire; Nancy Goldstein connects the dots to Wisconsin. Also check out Shark-Fu’s thoughts. The death toll from Japan’s earthquake and tsunami has topped 10,000. Donate to help relief efforts here. Weeks after a [...]
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