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WILLLIAM JAMAL RICHARDSON As a sociologist-in-training and a grad student it is my job to eat, breath, and live sociology, the study of human interaction and social institutions. I spend most of my week either reading sociological pieces, listening to lectures and talks, or participating in class discussions with faculty and fellow students. Through all […]

Standpoint Theory

Posted: 15th June 2013 by admin in Articles, Uncategorized

by swlancas Standpoint theorists such as Dorothy Smith would state that the bodily experience of genders-that differ from the dominant white male one-need to be explored more from sociologists as these gender’s perspectives and interests still remain marginal (Smith 1987). Smith would argue that the concrete activities these various genders are taking part in on […]

Modern Concepts of Masculinity

Posted: 8th June 2013 by admin in Articles, Uncategorized

by swlancas The phrase ‘hegemonic masculinity’ tends to capture a realistic portrayal of social life; put bluntly men continue to hold more economic, political, and social power more than women. As according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, globally men continue to earn 17.6 percent more on average of what women do. Men […]

LOVE Speak: Language of Liberation

Posted: 7th June 2013 by admin in Articles, Uncategorized

by Shenita Ann McLean source After some interesting reflections on some conversations I have had with my brother William Richardson and in concert with the information and knowledge that I have learned from a myriad of literary works on R{EVOL}utionary struggle I have come to realize something that I have recently attempted to enact […]

In a capitalist, patriarchal society, women are seen first and foremost as child-bearers and as objects of beauty. In American society, full to the brim with capitalism and sexism, women have been split apart for advertising, entertainment, “traditional family values,” and the rape culture, amongst a myriad of other things. In this society, women are […]

(Originally posted on People of Color Organize) Due to the dangerous intersections of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, and other positionalities, it is important to stress on being conscious of these interlocking oppressions. The term “intersectionality” is invoked a lot, but there is a huge difference between writing about it and understanding it. Recently, someone […]

by Rick Gunderman Marxism, as an ideology, has served various currents of thought and action. Academics, trade unionists, guerrilla fighters and journalists across the world have been touched by the ideology of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Virtually all left-wing movements pay some degree of homage to Marxism. Marxism has stood the test of time, […]

by survivorsolidarityzachandkaylajo ig·no·rant/ˈignərənt/ Adjective: 1.    Lacking knowledge or awareness in general; uneducated or unsophisticated. 2.    Lacking knowledge, information, or awareness about something in particular: “ignorant of astronomy”. I am KaylaJo O’Lone-Hahn.  I am a pansexual female, gender-nonconformist, radical queer, feminist/intersectionalist, nihilist, rape survivor, and anarchist-communist. My political and philosophical outlooks make up an enormous part […]