Capitalism Hits Home: Cruel Optimism
[S04 E05] New
In this episode of CHH, Dr. Fraad explores the concept of cruel optimism from Lauren Berlant's book. American culture teaches us to look on the bright side. Nonetheless, the blight side of US life is...READ MORE
Crossroads: Lessons from the 2nd Wave with Women's Liberation Leader Harriet Fraad
Dr. Fraad joins co-founder of @Plebity, Sasha White on Crossroads with Sasha White for a discussion on feminism and class. We talk about how class needs to be at the basis for all social justice activism, her thoughts on the failures and successes of the 2nd wave, debates within feminism like trans activism, Gloria Steinem and the corporate and government sabotage of feminism and the racial equality movement, and the destructive mindset feminists should avoid if they want to be successful in the movement.Read more
Capitalism Hits Home: Why Has Britney Spears' Pain Riveted America?
[S04 E04] New
On this week's CHH, Dr. Fraad is joined by psychotherapist and author Tess Fraad-Wolff to talk about celebrity pop artist Britney Spears. Spears' plight captures our attention because she personifies American suffering. Her exploited, adolescent, coy, sugary sexuality presents her...READ MORE
Capitalism Hits Home: Class Transformation in the Household
[S04 E03] New
In this episode of CHH, Dr. Fraad talks about the revolutionary class transformation experienced in the household from feudalism to other class forms, like the independent household and the communist, or communal household. She argues that many current political struggles such as struggles over abortion rights...READ MORE
Capitalism Hits Home: What is Class?
[S04 E02] New
In this episode of CHH, Dr. Fraad defines what class is and explores where it has hit in America. America has included 4 class formations: slavery, feudalism, capitalism, and communism...READ MORE