R-evolution: 20th c. revolutions in our neuronal circuits!

For Raquel (Y5A) and people interested in knowing where we come from… The social revolutions in the 20th century… and the most powerful nonviolent revolution ever: feminism! 🙂

May 68 slogans
SituationistNow tell me, what do you think these slogans mean? You can post your answers, email them to me so I post them here, or tell us in class.

  • Imagination to power / All power to the imagination
  • Be realistic, reach for the impossible
  • This concerns everyone

Hippie movement / Peace movement slogans

  • makelovenotwarMake love not war (moving onto Make love not money! 😉
  • One, two, three, four! We don’t want your fucking war!
  • Hell, no, we won’t go! (to war)
  • Draft beer, not boys!
  • All we are saying is give peace a chance (Lennon)
  • Flower Power
  • Sexual freedom
  • If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem
  • All we want is to change the world
  • flower-powerGo confidently in the direction of your dreams, Live the life you’ve always imagined (Thoreau)
  • Power to the people
  • Live and let live
  • Fuck the establishment
  • On the road

Feminist slogans

  • smash_patriarchyThe personal is political
  • Feminism is the radical notion that women are people (The Feminist Dictionary)
  • Sexism is not a side issue
  • Smash patriarchy
  • Fight rape!
  • Riots not diets!
  • Sexism: the original sin
  • BarbaraKruger-Your-body-is-a-battleground-1989Herstory missing
  • Respect!
  • Reclaim the night
  • Get your rosaries off my ovaries (from Spanish)
  • This is what a feminist looks like
  • Stop violence against women (now we have Nov 25)
  • What part of “No” don’t you understand?
  • rapeisrapeMy mind, my body, my rights!
  • I think, therefore I’m single
  • Your silence will not protect you (Audre Lorde)
  • A woman’s place is everywhere
  • Vagina warrior (V-Day)
  • I’m pro-choice

Some concepts we needed and had to create: herstory, feminicide, women’s rights, empowerment


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