Author: Nona

Feminism and Anti-capitalism: A Love Story

This past Saturday, I participated in Chicago’s Bughouse Square Debates, an annual event where authors, thinkers, and activists stand on literal soapboxes and, amid heckling crowds, argue a point in 15 minutes. My topic was, “Is there such a thing…

Mid-week intro!

Soooo I’m a little late to the game this week. But I’m here and very excited to guest-blog for Feministe. My name is Nona Willis Aronowitz. I just turned 26. I’m the author of Girldrive, a book based on a…

Flashback: World’s Youngest Feminist

(Cross-posted at Girldrive) So I know this is like a year old, but I couldn’t resist posting this aMAZing video before my guest stint was over. In this episode of “Smart Girls at the Party,” 7-year-old Ruby Karp, the daughter…

A thousand Hail Marys

Just wanted to make sure Feministe honored Mary Travers, of Peter, Paul, and Mary, who died yesterday of cancer. I went to a hippie socialist summer camp, and every year on Hiroshima Day, we’d sing “Where Have All The Flowers…

Rubyfruit Jungle, oh how I heart you

Hi everyone–apologies for being MIA since Monday, things have been a lot crazier than I expected in the last few days. I am planning on posting something else later tonight or first thing tomorrow morning, but I’m going to first…