Persepolis Volume 1


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Summary

This week Maggie and Harmony dive into the first volume of Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi they attempt to read class, imperialism,  and the fall of a nation through a feminist-Marxist lens.

In this episode:

Marxist Criticism (1930s-present)

WHAT IS ORIENTALISM?

I Lived Through Collapse. America Is Already There.

Taking a Break After the 2020 Election Helps Avoid Activist Burnout

Action Resources

We’ve been taking an activism break but this past week was Trans Awareness week and don’t forget that Thursday marks an eventual betrayal and  attempted genocide of the Wampanoags, who graciously helped the pilgrim’s survive in New England. 

Supporting the Transgender People in Your Life: A Guide to Being a Good Ally

How can I support someone who’s trans?

I’m Muslim And My Gender Doesn’t Fit Me: A Resource For Trans Muslim Youth

Help LGBTQ people in the Middle East & North Africa

Indigenous Environmental Network

Partnership With Native Americans

What we’re reading:

Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert 

The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

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