My Body, My Choice: Why the Principle of Bodily Autonomy Can Unite the Left
Original story at The Nation• 2 mentions • 2 weeks ago
The Nation 2 weeks ago
In the face of the constant terrors brought about by the misrule of President Donald Trump and his GOP enablers, how do we organize politically? Come up with a laundry list of laudable policies? Abandon identity politics (as if there are any politics that aren’t about some form of identity)? Micro-target the needs of specific communities? The diversity of the American left is where we find our strength, but it presents challenges to organizers and sloganeers alike. As an advocate for disability rights, I’ve been seeking ways to link my core issues to those of other groups—people who prioritize reproductive ...