Ali Wong and the Anthem of the Lazy

I’m something of a feminist and so when I saw that Ali Wong’s stand up special on Netflix openly declared she was going to explain why feminism was “terrible”, I eye-rolled. Someone who has to make a big deal out of general ideological statements in their stand up special would probably come off to me…

Our Lives vs. Liberal Feminism

We’ve discussed feminism a few times now (see here and here) and in keeping with that theme let’s talk about a particular troublesome branch of feminism. The liberal (or mainstream) forms of feminism. To take a popular version of a liberal feminist argument involving work: we should lean in to work instead of kicking back.…