White fantasy, white betrayals: On neoliberal ‘feminism’ in the US presidential election process
Opening, questioning: Feminism for whom?*
In this note for ephemera, I discuss neoliberal, white feminism – as recently embodied in declarations of Hilary Clinton’s anticipated US Presidential election as feminist glory, as triumph for women.
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Fight for your alienation: The fantasy of employability and the ironic struggle for self-exploitation
Perhaps no greater freedom exists than the ability to determine one’s personal destiny. Employability stands at the heart of this trumpeted empowerment; purportedly providing individuals the resources to not only obtain employment but also, more importantly, the opportunity to ‘control their employment fate’ (Arthur and Rousseau, 1996; Hall, 2002).