Articles about 'consumerism'

Health, personal responsibility and guilt: holding mothers to account with ‘total motherhood’

A guest post from Chrissy D about a recent open lecture at Kent University from Joan Wolf, the author of 'Is Breast Best?', on 'total motherhood' and the harmful myths swamping the discourse on parenting

Guest Blogger // 16 February 2013

Categories: Blog

New review: Ste McCabe’s Bad Kitty

Following on from the “ferociously political” Hate Mail and Murder Music, Bad Kitty is Ste McCabe’s third album. Released on Cherryade Records on 29 October with a wider release due...

Holly Combe // 6 November 2012

Categories: Blog

Subversive kitty

Bad Kitty is the third album from the politicised queer pop-punk performer and Pussy Whipped organiser Ste McCabe. Liz Ely finds him on top form

Liz Ely //

Categories: Music, Reviews

Song of the day: India Arie – Video

"Sometimes I shave my legs and sometimes I don't"

Holly Combe // 12 September 2012

Categories: Blog

Song of the day: Erykah Badu – Bag Lady

The concept of excessive 'baggage' can be problematic but hoarders of all kinds could still benefit from Erykah Badu's wise and hard-to-follow words about the freedom of letting go

Holly Combe // 23 August 2012

Categories: Blog

The commercialisation of pregnancy

Yasmin discusses the pressure on pregnant women to buy into capitalist models of beauty, well-being and childcare.

Guest Blogger // 17 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Tonight, Susie, I’m going to be… a bossy, maternal, virginal sex kitten

A guest post from Chrissy D reflecting on some of the issues brought up in the Susie Orbach lecture on Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival Listening to Susie Orbach addressing...

Guest Blogger // 14 December 2011

Categories: Blog

New review – One Dimensional Woman

Feminism risks becoming a meaningless word, co-opted by capitalism and right-wing politicians such as Sarah Palin, according to Nina Power’s latest book. Sian Norris has more This explosive book with...

Jess McCabe // 16 February 2011

Categories: Blog

One Dimensional Woman

Feminism risks becoming a meaningless word, co-opted by capitalism and right-wing politicians such as Sarah Palin, according to Nina Power's latest book. Sian Norris has more

Sian Norris //

Categories: Books

New review – Eat Pray Love: consumerism is not empowerment

By selling her travel experience as a path to wellness, Elizabeth Gilbert’s trip becomes part of the predatory self-help industry, marketed specifically toward women, argues Taraneh Ghajar Jerven Eat Pray...

Jess McCabe // 5 November 2010

Categories: Blog

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