The inclusion of more women at the top of oppressive power structures shouldn’t be confused with women’s liberation. We need a radical, socialist feminism, not a repackaged version of Sheryl Sandberg’s corporate-friendly “lean-in” brand.
Amelia Horgan is the vice chair of London Young Labour and is currently studying for a PhD in philosophy. Her book Lost in Work will be published by Pluto Press in 2021.
The Wing, London’s new private members’ club founded by a former Hillary Clinton aide, is just more of capitalism covering itself in the veneer of women’s empowerment.