Heather Gautney

heather gautryHeather Gautney is a Senior Researcher for the 2016 Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign, and is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Fordham University. She is author of Protest and Organization in the Alternative Globalization Era (Palgrave) and a co-editor of Implicating Empire: Globalization and Resistance in the 21st Century (Basic Books) with Stanley Aronowitz.

Why Bernie Is Best on Women’s Issues

Bernie Feminism

Heather Gautney: Bernie has long-understood that women’s struggles can’t be compartmentalized into issue-silos. That’s why he’s long-eschewed counterfeit gestures of “gender diversity”—in favor of genuine social equality.

Why Do Political Elites All Hate Democracy?

political magic

Heather Gautney: We need to start pressing for things that our politicians did NOT discuss at the conventions. Real solutions–like universal education, debt forgiveness, wealth redistribution, and participatory political structures—that would empower us to decide together what’s best. Not who’s best.