What is modern feminism and how has the digital age changed it? In this limited-series podcast, Nora Loreto will take you through feminism: from debates to campaigns, from white feminism to co-optation, from Feminist Justin Trudeau to feminist civil disobedience, and everything in between.
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February 10, 2022
In this episode, Nora talks about what organizing could look like, especially as the need to confront the far right becomes more and more obvious.
December 30, 2021
In this episode, Nora talks about what feminism needs to be if it truly wants to end sexist patriarchy: anticapitalist, antiracist and decolonial.
December 23, 2021
In this episode, Nora talks about feminism and state power: what happens when self-described feminists get into power, and what role do feminists in the streets play in changing policy?
December 16, 2021
In this episode, Nora talks about leadership: what it means for movements, what it does to individuals and what feminists can learn from the far-right leader machine.
December 9, 2021
In this episode, Nora talks about ad hoc organizing: from calling a rally to a focus solely on mobilizing, ah hoc feminism can be difficult, if not impossible to turn into a more organized and permenant movement. What does that mean for the demands that ad hoc feminism puts forward?
December 2, 2021
In this episode, Nora explores knowledge: how mainstream knowledge warps understandings of what’s possible, and how knowledge production and dissemination is key to the work of any social movement organization.
November 25, 2021
In this episode, Nora talks about debates: why they’re important, how they change us and how they ready us to bring ideas to a mass audience. She also talks about avoiding toxic social media debates and what happens when debates don’t happen and people can self-declare that fascist ideology related to the gender binary is feminism.
November 18, 2021
In this episode, Nora talks about social movements: what they are, what makes them effective and how neoliberalism has created something called the Not-For-Profit Industrial Complex.
November 11, 2021
In this episode, Nora talks about how feminism has been shaped by the digital age. From blogs to #metoo, she examines the drawbacks of digital organizing and how we need to avoid the pitfalls.
November 4, 2021
In this episode, Nora defines neoliberalism, and how this economic, political and social force transformed community activism into individualized activists.
October 28, 2021
In this episode, Nora talks about history and white supremacy. If these issues are not front-of-mind for mainstream feminists today, they are always present, and feminism must always wrestle with both.
October 21, 2021
From conception to complete, listen to how Take Back the Fight was written, and how feminism in this series will be defined.
October 7, 2021
Listen to this new podcast from Nora Loreto, Fernwood Publishing and the Harbinger Media Network.