Why Abortion Rights are an Anti-Capitalist Issue

Why Abortion Rights are an Anti-Capitalist Issue | Comic Wisdom

We all know that the powers that be want to control women.  Right?  That’s what feminism is all about.  Call it the system, the patriarchy, “the man,” the ruling class, the state, whatever you want, we all agree that women are pretty systematically fucked over.  At least everyone reasonable does.  If you don’t even believe women’s oppression is real, good damn day and please DO let the door hit you in the ass on the way out.

But here’s something feminists have been floundering on for decades: why?  What’s the point of controlling women?  Is it for sex?  Is it so they only have your babies?  Is it because men are by nature abusive and controlling?  Is it because they’re generally physically larger and more dominant?  Is it…is it lizard people?

Here’s my theory.  Well, not my theory.  Here’s a theory put together by a ton of people smarter than me and which I think makes the most sense.

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What Does It Really Mean to Be on the Radical Side of History?

What Does It Really Mean to Be on the Radical Side of History? | Comic Wisdom

*Today’s topic is discussed wordily and humorlessly by Samantha Clarke. If you make it all the way through, you get to read the joke at the end.  May the odds be ever in your favor.*

Most Americans, so fascinated with individual morality and heroism, generally face a certain question at some point in their youth: if placed in history, would I have done the right thing even if I differed from the majority?

Fun, I know. Here we go.

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