That line about thanking his campaign staff for their work and their wives for picking up the slack was so telling. “Of course, I wouldn’t hire women to tell me how to run my political campaign! This is real work, it’s important!”
‘You Don’t Own Me’ PSA of the Day: The latest opposition to the GOP’s War On Womenis led by 1960s teen idol Lesley Gore, who recruited some well-known indie female faces — Lena Dunham, Carrie Brownstein, Miranda July, Tavi Gevinson, Tracey Ross and more — for a “wicked lip-dub protest version” of her 1964 hit “You Don’t Own Me.”
Poster Women is a visual mapping of the women’s movement in India through posters. It’s an incredibly rich archive. This one says “Let us stop the persecution of women in the name of religion.”
Here’s a little blurb about the project:
The idea was to ask what the history of the movement would look like through its posters and the visual images it had used, the various campaigns that the movement has engaged with and the forms these campaigns have taken over a period of time. When we initiated this project we were convinced that it was important to collect and document posters from the movement because the women’s movement has been—and remains—an extremely rich, complex and multi-layered movement, which lacks an easily accessible knowledge base.
I’m teaching Plato’s Allegory of the Cave tomorrow, so I’m listening to “The Cave” by The Whisperlights while I do my course prep.
And when you see the shadow
Beneath the burning sunlight
You’ll never find your way back
You’ll never want your way back