Forcibly separating children from their marginalized parents isn’t something that’s only happened in Australia, or that only happened in the past. But 1950s-70s Australia is why this painful conversation is happening right now.
Miriam Zoila Pérez’s The Radical Doula Guide: A Political Primer just came out a few months ago, back in August. I hesitate to call it a book: at 52 pages long, and stapled rather than bound, it’s really closer to a pamphlet. But … a really good pamphlet, you know? Although its length prevents it [...]
First, allow me an introductory rant on the anti-choice slogan “life begins at conception!”: This rhetorical turn has bothered me for many, many years. “Life begins at conception” is a memo from the Department of No Shit, Sherlock. “Life” is not a sufficient factor for legal protection or moral concern, as we can see by [...]