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Summer 2018

Once and Future Feminist

New technologies have long promised to “liberate” women, but the results are often uneven. This issue asks whether genuinely emancipatory feminism is possible today and what it might look like. Guest edited by Merve Emre.


Editors’ Note
Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen



Silvia Federici interviewed by Jill Richards.

Silvia Federici, Jill Richards

From laundry to meal prep, apps tend to mimic maternal care. Is this good for women?

Sarah Sharma

Taking better care of homeless retirees is part of feminism’s next big challenge.

James G. Chappel
How sex with robots became safer—and better—than sex with actual men.
Cathy O'Neil

Seventies activists wanted to emancipate kids and destroy the nuclear family—so how did we end up with gay marriage instead?

Michael Bronski

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