The Lovely R and I have believed for some time now that most of what we consider modern democratic process is pretty fundamentally fucked, hijacked by insurmountable vested interests and of little practical use to even informed and active participants. And women face a double disadvantage, labouring under procedures devised and instituted in our absence that are maladapted at best and directly oppressive at their worst. But there is a way to get around these moribund macrostructures; by ignoring them.
We can all walk away from conflict and the requirements imposed by institutions we no longer believe in and move toward enacting our own realities. Every household is its own state. Every village and small town is a world unto itself. Every city is an empire. After so many generations under the guns of the cock-clutchers surrounding them, these Kurdish women are leading by example. Xosbext bî! READ ABOUT IT HERE