Good and Mad

The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger

Ranked #43 in Feminism, Ranked #55 in NPRsee more rankings.

In the year 2018, it seems as if women’s anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women’s March, and before the #MeToo movement, women’s anger was not only politically catalytic—but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enshrouded women’s slow rise to political power in America, as well as the ways that anger is received when it comes from women as opposed to when it comes from men.

With eloquence and fervor, Rebecca...

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Melody Joy Kramer @RockShrimp @rtraister I think it would be more of a data person collecting these from feels like a university project. (But hello @rtraister I love your recent book and worked with your dad in the rare books library in college and he always talked about you!) (Source)

Elizabeth Day Her thesis is that the patriarchal society that we’ve been living in for millennia is not well served by women being in touch with their anger – because anger, in Traister’s eyes and in my own eyes, can be an enormous force for change. (Source)

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