From Main Street to Wall Street: Analysing Opposition to the Wall Street Bailout

The Wall Street Bailout (WSB) refers to the purchasing of toxic mortgage-backed security assets from failing banks by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) in the wake of the 2007-08 financial crisis.  The Fed was granted these powers under the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP), a $700 billion program enacted by Congress in October 2008 to stabilise and restore confidence in the American banking system.

A New World: ‘Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female’ in ‘The Black Woman’s Manifesto’

Francis Beal

Frances Beal’s ‘Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female’ in ‘The Black Woman’s Manifesto’ was a ground-breaking essay written in 1969 during movements for women’s liberation and civil rights in America and distributed as a pamphlet by The Third World’s Women’s Alliance between 1970 and 1975.