What is it about?
This article examines the complicated relationship between two members of Pussy Riot, Maria Alekhina and Nadia Tolokonnikova, and U.S. audiences, activists, and feminisms. The reception of Alekhina and Tolokonnikova in the U.S., as well as their work in the U.S., reveal the ways that neoliberal social and economic structures oppose grassroots solidarity.
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Why is it important?
Examining the fraught relationship between Alekhina and Tolokonnikova and more grassroots feminisms in the U.S. creates a very clear illustration of how neoliberalism works to dismantle resistance.
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This page is a summary of: Punk Prayers versus Neoliberalism, Canadian-American Slavic Studies, May 2022, Brill Deutschland GmbH, DOI: 10.30965/22102396-05602006.
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