Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A feminist socialist critiques "mansplaining"

Men Explain Things to Me…and I Hardly Care - a review | New Politics

At Facebook, John Halle wondered "whether Amber Frost's brilliant take down of the Rebecca Solnit mansplaining book...will get the kind of traction it deserves." I answered:
Because she's a female leftist of the same race as Solnit, I suspect she'll get what I think of as the Adolph Reed treatment: when you can't be attacked for your identity or your politics, you simply get ignored.