(photo by Shirley O’Laughlin) To celebrate International Women’s Day we’re highlighting three fantastic feminist titles, and giving you the opportunity to pick them up for half price.READ MORE
Dawn Foster is a writer and journalist. She is a columnist for The Guardian, and writes for the London Review of Books, New York Times, Dissent and Prospect, among other publications. She won the IBP Young Journalist of the Year award in 2014. Her book Lean Out (Repeater, 2015) was shortlisted for the 2017 Bread and Roses Award and her journalism was longlisted for the 2017 Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re offering 50% off all of our titles edited, authored or co-authored by women! See all of the titles included below: Lean Out Dawn Foster “Rarely does essential reading really mean that you urgently need to read a book. But Lean Out is different” — Danny Dorling, Times Higher EducationREAD MORE
In an extract from her recent book Lean Out, Dawn Foster explores the limits of self-proclaimed feminist Theresa May’s solidarity with women. The notorious Yarl’s Wood detention centre was opened in 2001, under the last Labour government, and management was outsourced to private company Serco in 2007. Poor conditions inREAD MORE
Backlash “There’s no such thing as the voiceless, only the deliberately silenced and the preferably unheard.”—Arundhati Roy Post-crash, countless studies have shown that the impact of cuts and austerity has been borne predominately by women. A Fawcett Society study on the impact of cuts doled out by the coalition governmentREAD MORE
Dawn Foster reviews Paul Mason & Matt Ridley Is the rise of technology strengthening capitalism or tearing it down? Dawn Foster reviews two new books – PostCapitalism, by Paul Mason and The Evolution of Everything, by Matt Ridley. This piece is from the Winter 2015 issue of New Humanist magazine, whichREAD MORE
In the May 7th issue of the LRB, Dawn Foster demolished the arguments in favour of free schools. In particular, she highlighted how huge amounts of public money has, in some cases, been spent setting up free schools in areas where there is no lack of school places: “There is no requirementREAD MORE