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Where does feminism really sit in the political spectrum?

The term ‘Feminazi’ has been in use since the early 1990’s, having been popularised by American radio talk-show host, Rush Limbaugh. It implies, of course, that feminists are fascists – from the right, and it correctly associates this ideology with extremism

I respectfully suggest, however, we would do well to straighten this out and get feminism into its right place, and into perspective. Extremism can be a product of both the left and the right on the political spectrum, and I think this is a distraction that suits feminism and allows it to continue its real work unhindered and unnoticed.

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