Old Wives' Tales

feminism, motherhood, writing



New Statesman: I loved The Handmaid’s Tale. But Margaret Atwood’s promise of a sequel makes me nervous

Atwood is the author, but with anti-Trump protesters donning red gowns, who actually owns The Handmaid’s Tale?

New Statesman: What would happen if the world’s women went on strike?

As the backlash against feminism grows, let’s highlight the unrecognised female labour upon which capitalist patriarchy depends.

Who really gets to tell it like it is?

Spare us the heartless dishonesty of the self-styled truth-telling maverick.

New Statesman: As a feminist, should I support a woman’s right to choose to be anti-feminist?

Perhaps we have to accept that the fight for women’s liberation cannot pander to the individual desires of those women who stand against us.

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