[Marxism] Exploiting women for reactionary and race-baiting campaigns

Lüko Willms willms at luekowillms.de
Mon Jan 11 02:27:11 MST 2016


 on Sonntag, 10. Januar 2016 at 15:47, Kathleen McCook via Marxism wrote:

> of course. it could not be real to most men.this has not happened to you.
> you feel better dismissing it? you do not want women in the public sphere?
> it happens. it happens in subways. it happens in concert crowds. it happens
> anywhere 

   Yes, and it needs to be addressed. 

  The real thing to do about all that groping is what a women reported in an interview with the n-tv TV news station, who was in that dense throng of people at the only door left open to get in or out of the central train station. 

  She told the TV reporter that at one moment she felt a hand touching her buttock, which prompted her to grab the person in front of her, whom she assumed to be the perpetrator, to give him a slap in the face, but before she could actually hit him, that man jumped back (as far as he could in that densely pressed throng of people) with an expression of fright in his face. 'Encourageing women to defend themselves. To be assertive. To be proud and conscious of their own importance. 

   But you seem to think that the Ku Kux Klan and Donald Trump are there to help you. 

  And you join in this hyperventilating campaign which, besides the racist campaign aiming "North Africans and Arabs", actually aims at physical separation of men and women in public spheres -- the newly elected mayor of  Cologne, Henriette Reker, said that women should allways keep a distance of at least one arm's length from men. 

  Thinking further on the line of that idiotic proposal, one does actually arrive at this kind of gender apartheid where women have to sit in the back of the bus, where there are separate areas of seats for men and women in a cinema, where therer are separate doors and seperate water fountains marked for "men only" and "women only". 

  Do you really think that this is the way you want to be going to? 


 
Cheers, 
Lüko Willms
Frankfurt/Main, Germany
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