Feminism in the Age of Trump: Interview with Cynthia Enloe


Cynthia Enloe is a renowned feminist scholar and author of several influential books including 'Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics' and 'Globalization and Militarism: Feminists Make the Link' both now in their second editions. Dr. Enloe is known for pushing the boundaries of traditional approaches to International Relations by questioning 'where are the women' in our analyses of the global economic and political order and by insisting that we must take women's lives and contributions seriously. 
In this interview with Counter/Act Magazine: Feminists Bridging Theory and Action, Dr. Enloe discusses the current political order from a feminist perspective, the re-imposition of the Global Gag Rule under the Trump administration, suggestions for building a feminist curiosity in the classroom, and Dr. Enloe's reflections on the 2017 Women's March on Washington.
In Dr. Enloe's discussion of feminist pedagogy (16:04), she references the work of Professor Ghazal Zulfiqar at the Lahor University of Management Sciences (LUMS), which is the subject of a recent article in the education journal, Radical Teacher. For more information, check out the full article in Radical Teacher.
Abdulali, Sohaila. 2017. "Why Toilets are About Class and Gender Wars with Introduction," Radical Teacher. 107. 52-56. Available here.

"Speak Even If Your Voice Quivers" Interview with Remaz Abdelgader

"I think if I were to share something today with other women, women of color and women of different identities that intersect in so many different ways, it would be just to speak. Speak even if your voice quivers. That’s been my motto […] because right now is a time for activism, right now is a time for you to speak and to show the world who you are."

Named in 2016 as one of the four Muslim women who have changed the face of American politics by MuslimGirl.com, Remaz Abdelgader is a change-maker and a force to be reckoned with. In this interview with Counter/Act Magazine, Remaz discusses her political and activist work, what it is like to be a Black Muslim woman in the United States in the current political climate, and her reflections on Islam, feminism, and activism. 

Feminist Activism in a Settler-Colonial Context: The Case of Bedouin Palestinian Women

Bedouin women's feminist struggle faces intersectional obstacles, both by the institutionalized discrimination against Bedouin–Palestinians as a minority group, and by intensifying patriarchal pressure against women. Thus, Bedouin activists maneuver in a liminal space between patriarchal and settler power structures that create more blocked walls to cross and more gaps to close...

Indigenous Women Warriors are the Heart of Indigenous Resistance

Indigenous women have always played a central role in our Nations as life-givers – bridging the spirit and human worlds to nurture a baby into adulthood with the help of large extended families. It is one of the most important roles in Indigenous nation-building, but it is not the only one held by Indigenous women. Traditionally, Indigenous women also acted as interpreters, negotiators, political advisors and strategists, leaders, decision-makers and warriors. While our Nations were diverse and had varied traditions and practices, Indigenous women may have also been involved in picking the leaders, head warriors or making decisions related to land use and hunting/trading areas...