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Eco-feminism

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From Bitch:

Admittedly, I don’t see much disconnect between environmental issues, feminism, and animal rights issues (not to be confused with animal welfare, which I’ll discuss in another post).

… In the next weeks, I’ll be looking at a variety of intersecting issues including the human cost of chocolate, the use of fur in northern climates and indigenous cultures, soy and soybean farming, nuclear power’s environmental effects, ideas for carbon-free transit, the links between racism and animal oppression, and how you can be a pro-choice vegan.

Aside from the pro-choice veganism issue, I don’t understand how any of these topics could be considered feminist issues. There are enough feminist issues. There are enough ecological issues. Outside of perhaps academic research, I don’t understand the imperative to conflate them …

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Written by Elizabeth

January 26, 2010 at 12:12 pm

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