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About Finn Mackay

Finn Mackay is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of the West of England. Her new book, ‘Radical Feminism: Activism in movement’ will be published in February 2015 by Palgrave. She has been involved in feminist activism for nearly twenty years, founding the London Feminist Network and revived London Reclaim the Night in 2004. Finn blogs or you can follow her on Twitter @Finn_Mackay.

Articles by Finn Mackay

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The right to walk alone without fear

The Reclaim the Night marches through night-time city centres tap into a righteous and rising anger, and are a way to highlight that women have a human right to live free from the threat or reality of male violence.

It's time for feminists to Get In, not Lean In.

The practice of patriarchy as a form of social governance has brought us to the brink of a planet crisis. The current model is bankrupt. In the run up to the UK general election in 2015, Finn Mackay urges feminists to engage in all forms of political participation.

Feminism: We are not calling for equal inequality

"Feminism is only frightening to those who gain the most from oppression, to those who would stifle the human spirit and hold the world in stasis. The rest of us really do have nothing to lose and everything to gain". Finn Mackay speaking at the FiL Conference

Londra’da Feminizm: Finn Mackay’in Kapanış Konuşması

Aşağıdaki metin, Londra Feminist Ağ’ın kurucusu olan ve Londra Feminist Gece Yürüyüşünü yeniden başlatan Finn Mackay’ın “Feminism in London 2013” konferansında 26 Ekim Cumartesi günü yaptığı kapanış konuşmasıdır.

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