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Surveillance and transgender bodies in a post-9/ 11 era of neoliberalism
Christine Quinan

to health insurance or disability pay (and when she does receive care the nurses will not use her preferred pronoun, constantly reverting to ‘he’ and ‘him’). Max also becomes close with Thor, a white American trans man who clearly brings together many struggles, most specifically transgender rights and the anti-war movement. Thor is eventually arrested for using the ‘wrong’ bathroom, but his biggest

in Security/ Mobility
Word and image in Chicago Surrealism
Joanna Pawlik

, second wave feminism, Black Nationalism and the  anti-war movement were, broadly speaking, like the Chicago group, revising the orthodox Left’s neglect of the embodied individual, the psyche and pleasure, and placing these firmly at the heart of a radical politics. Yet whatever similarities the group discerned between Surrealism and other forms of protest, they were keen to preserve their distance from some of the excesses of the counterculture, taking exception to its white, middle-class complexion and its arrogation of too much importance to personal liberation at

in Mixed messages
1960s ex-radicals
Ashley Lavelle

: 145; Zaroulis and Sullivan, 1984: 43). It was the anti-war movement that made him almost a household name. Along with seven others, Rubin had been charged with conspiracy to riot over the August 1968 Democratic 017-058 PoliticsBetrayal Part 1.indd 42 05/02/2013 14:08 ‘Turn on, tune in, drop out’ … drop back in 43 convention protests in Chicago3 (Schultz, 1993: ix). He was a founder member of the Yippies (derived from Youth International Party, conceived in 1967), an organisation composed of ‘permanent adolescents’ who ‘reject careers and middle

in The politics of betrayal
Jack Southern

summarised this shift by arguing that ‘The coming generation needed them. This was England’s call to Englishwomen.’45 The challenges to trade unionism and labour The anti-war movement was linked to an undercurrent still actively engaged in women’s suffrage. Some groups had ceased activities during the war, and indeed softened their ideological position as a sacrifice.46 Yet in others, such as in Nelson, women campaigners took a more visibly prominent role. The increased female presence in the public arena resulted in successes locally in women’s issues such as local

in Labour, British radicalism and the First World War
Joe Larragy

discontent to more strategic types of engagement, including the possibility of making gains via institutions such as neo-­corporatism. That said, the new social movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, for example around civil rights or the anti-­war movement in the USA, while clearly involving resource mobilisation and organisation, were also widely underpinned by transformations in political attitudes and active disillusionment with the political establishment, often resulting in large-­scale protest action and even violence. So, even allowing for the importance of

in Asymmetric engagement
Rebecca Gill

. 17 Biagini, British Democracy , p. 326. 18 Claire Hirshfield, ‘Blacks, Boers and Britons: The Anti-War Movement in England and the “Native Issue, 1899–1902”’, Peace and Change , Vol. 8, 1982, 24

in Calculating compassion
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Appropriating white male fear
Michael Goodrum and Philip Smith

explicitly anti-racist storyline from EC – though subsequent patterns of usage of horror comics and Wertham’s legacy tell a different story.5 The problematic alignment of horror comics with the anti-war movement, civil rights, and feminism also springs in part from the fact that underground comics creators, including those who created explicitly political and feminist comics, have often been read as the successors to horror comics in general and EC in particular. As Art Spiegelman, an underground creator and early reader of EC comics, asserts: After the accusations that

in Printing terror
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Bruce Woodcock

repressed homosexual desires, repressed in the process of being constructed as ‘men’, an experience through which their sexual potentialities were restricted and curtailed to fit the appropriate behaviour of the orthodox male. Similar issues can be found in the story ‘The Puzzling Nature of Blue’, which relates the issues of colonial capitalism and masculinity in an intriguing fantasy scenario. Its central male character, Vincent, is a hippy capitalist like the two characters in ‘War Crimes’. Involved with the anti-war movement where he wears

in Peter Carey
The influence of Trotskyism in Britain
John Callaghan

liberation movements in the Americas and South East Asia against US imperialism. According to his biographer, ‘Russell launched … an attack on the United States that was the literary equivalent of carpet bombing.’57 Most of the active opponents of the American intervention in Vietnam only materialised after years of warfare against the Communist ‘bandits’ in that country; but not so Russell. As early as 22 March 1963 – well before the anti-war movement became a presence in either America or Western Europe – he claimed that the United States was waging a ‘war of

in Against the grain
Satnam Virdee

of political struggles for social justice and equality. The formation of a militant anti-war movement against Western imperialist intervention abroad was accompanied by anti-racist struggles in the West. Alongside the ongoing process of decolonisation in the Global South, there was the awakening in Eastern Europe, marked first by the Prague Spring, but also protests in Yugoslavia, Poland and elsewhere. Significantly, 1968 marked the consolidation of second-wave feminism and the return of working-class power as a million workers gathered on the streets of Paris in

in Against the grain