Check out an article I wrote for Medium that looks at critique of antifa, as well as issues driving behaviors towards authoritarian action in the Left: https://medium.com/@tinaphillips_57522/a-socialist-critique-of-the-antifa-in-post-trump-america-688c6583920b
Month: February 2018
Raising a Daughter in Capitalist Patriarchy — Musings of a Socialist on Becoming a Parent By C. Rocco Mosca
When having a child, the one thing that all us parents hope for above all is a safe delivery and baby, and in that regard my partner and I were truly lucky. We had no problems other than the chord inconsequentially being wrapped around her neck a few times. Other than that, everything went smoothly….
Socialism and the Male Feminist By Randy Brooks
Without knowing it, I’ve been a socialist and a feminist since around the age of nine. My single mother was dating a Jewish, dairy grocer, around the corner from our apartment, on 149th St., in Harlem, NYC, N.Y.. Mr Schwartz gave her credit, when she needed it, and gave me a job running milk, cheese…
Personally Political by Leigh Lyon
I had an AA sponsor once tell me, “the personal is political.” There are countless incidents in my life that make up a whole quilt of the feminism that evolved from this concept. Not because I am so strong and powerful, but actually because of the weakness in me. I once felt internalized hatred for…
Post-Trump Left Authoritarian Creep by Tina Phillips
I am very concerned about a trend I have been noticing within the socialist left: the rise of left authoritarianism. I suppose these attitudes are gaining popularity because post-Trump folks are feeling very vulnerable, angry, and scared. I think people must feel like in order to fight back against Trumpism they need a strong approach….