Posts from the ‘Essays’ category

the good emperors

Good Emperors, Good Economics?

Frances Beal’s ‘Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female’ in ‘The Black Woman’s Manifesto’ was a ground-breaking essay written in 1969 during movements for women’s liberation and civil rights in America and distributed as a pamphlet by The Third World’s Women’s Alliance between 1970 and 1975. 

Life Behind the Iron Curtain

At the close of the Second World War, an ‘Iron Curtain’ descended across Europe “from Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic”, cutting the continent into opposing Eastern and Western sides.