The Second Print Edition: It’s Coming, We Promise! Some of you are no doubt wondering what’s happening with the second print edition of Screaming Violets that we so confidently announced would be appearing in December of last year. Just to dispel all doubt at the outset, there will be a second print edition of Screaming…

“If feminism means that we should treat people equally then yes, absolutely, absolutely”  That was David Cameron’s response when Labour MP Rupa Huq asked if he was a feminist. It’s so absurd that it should be written in flashing lights outside number 10 Downing Street this Christmas, as an ironic, ‘festive’ message. Cameron’s ‘feminism’ is, of course, disingenuous. We know this for several reasons. Firstly, when people feel the…

Maria Mies is a leading Marxist sociologist and feminist academic. She founded the Women and Development programme in The Hague and her books are staples in the studies of colonialism and women’s oppression. Her groundbreaking work on ecological disaster having a particular impact on women Ecofeminism (co-writen with the equally brilliant Vandana Shiva) is now in…