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Posts published by “Matt Lester”

Fighting the alt-Right with feminist economics: reproductive labor in the spotlight

Matt Lester recently asked Savvina Chowdhury to talk about gender inequality in the US economy, especially considering the alt-Right claim that it doesn’t exist in any meaningful way. Chowdhury teaches feminist economics at The Evergreen State College. ML–Instead of wading into the debate over the best method to challenge white…

Attracted by Bernie, deflected by the Democratic Party process

Matt Lester sat down recently with a Precinct 213 Bernie delegate to the 2016 Thurston County Democratic Convention.  Antoine Federici (pseudonym) is a fellow traveler of social movements and first time delegate. Reflecting on his experience, Federici discussed the opportunities and pitfalls of the delegate process, and how to funnel…

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