Women, the alt-right and the liberal centre - The Philosopher's Zone - ABC Radio National

 
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Why do women join white nationalist and other far-right movements? Misogyny is rampant on the alt-right, along with the notion that women's primary role is to be wives and child-bearers. But the liberal centre can be an ambivalent place for women too. Feminism was founded on the ideal of equality, and on the belief that women should be treated as individuals rather than undifferentiated members of a subordinate class. But have these liberal humanist ideals of of equality and individual autonomy outgrown their usefulness? https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/philosopherszone/women,-the-alt-right-and-the-liberal-centre/13477704

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