Examining Modern-Day Witch Hunts

The most merciless and widespread European witch hunts occurred in the 16th and 17th centuries, and are presumably a thing of the past. Author and feminist historian Silvia Federici is working to keep those memories alive—because only by examining the parallels between history and the present can we prevent that level of brutality from being unleashed again.

Reclaiming My Classroom

I did not have the time to delve into the history of misogyny and the rampant sexism that still exists today in my classroom. That made me livid. So I decided to make the time. I created a Women’s Studies Course for my high schoolers.