Search Results for: Linda R. Hirshman

May 1 1995

Angry Rewrite Man

Tells the story of one unemployed lab technician widely cited in media reports as an example of the “angry white male” who ushered in the Republican victory last November. When Hirshman followed up on the story for EXTRA!she discovered that Sidney Tracy voted Democrat not Republican and actually blamed corporate downsizing — not women and people of color — for the loss of his job. Extra! May/June 1995

Sep 1 1994

The ‘Stolen Feminism’ Hoax

Anti-Feminist Attack Based on Error-Filled Anecdotes

Who Stole Feminism?

In her book Who Stole Feminism? How Women Have Betrayed Women, Christina Hoff Sommers sounds the alarm. “American feminism is currently dominated by a group of women who seek to persuade the public that American women are not the free creatures we think we are,” she writes. Such feminists have “alienated and silenced women and men alike.” Where once there were Reds under the bed, now there is the Fem Menace by every blackboard: “These consciousness-raisers are driving out the scholars on many campuses.” Unlike the “well adjusted” women of the 19th Century “first wave” of feminism, “gender feminists” (as […]