Did the American women’s strike have any actual real-world effects?

Sunshine writes here:

Tough and defiant, but apparently only so long as men keep the electricity working.



which reminded me to ask this question: Did the recent women’s strike in America have any real-world effect? I understand that some high schools closed for the day. But were there any other noticeable effects in the real world? I assume not. But if I am wrong, please say so in the comments.


12 responses to this post.

  1. It is hard to say what kind of direct affect it may have had. What it really does is continue to brainwash women into believing that there is some kind of sisterhood upon which they can rely and that women are actually chomping at the bit to accomplish just as much as men do, but men are holding them back. All of which is false.

    It sets up enmity between men and women. It messes up the normal relationship between the sexes. It is an attitude that is absolutely toxic to family formation. It leads to more and more women ending up like Chelsea Handler and Madonna: old, bitter, alone, and empty. Nothing but jobs and consumerism.

    Who benefits from that?


    • Posted by Julian O'Dea on March 10, 2017 at 2:27 am

      Yes. Agreed. But I also get the impression that “all those women” taking the day off made no difference. No industries closed down; the Internet stayed up; and so on.

      I have no problem with competent women doing jobs of any kind. But feminism seems to create women who are useless in the bedroom, kitchen, garage and office.


      • Oh right, exactly! I get your point now. Of course, it was mostly the useless women who stayed home. Women who actually are useful in the workforce mostly went to work. All feminists managed to do with this event is prove that feminists are pretty much useless. 😂

      • Posted by Julian O'Dea on March 10, 2017 at 2:35 am

        A lot of women said they were still going to work.

        I wonder if feminists will try this stunt again. I suspect they won’t. It was a flop; they won’t admit it; but they will quietly realise that it was not a good idea.

  2. Posted by fuzziewuzziebear on March 10, 2017 at 2:18 am

    From what I heard, schools in Alexandria, Virginia and Prince George’s County, Maryland were closed 8 March. Both are in the Washington DC metro area. Four women were arrested in New York City for either blocking the sidewalk or obstructing traffic in front of the Trump Tower. That is all the news. I think the event was a big fizzle.


    • Posted by Julian O'Dea on March 10, 2017 at 2:29 am

      I was on Facebook yesterday. I know a lot of American feminists (poets mostly). I didn’t see anything on real-world effects (apart from the school closures). As you say, it was apparently a “fizzle”. I am pretty sure that feminists demonstrating that they are not required in the real world is not wise from their perspective, to say the least.


  3. Posted by Jim on March 10, 2017 at 3:10 am

    Nah. It had no negative effects at all. Now if men did it the entire system would come grinding to a halt. The women would be on their knees very quickly begging the men to return.


    • Posted by Julian O'Dea on March 10, 2017 at 3:11 am

      Men would never do it. We are too responsible. Feminists have no idea how much men simply find them ridiculous, in private.


    • “…The women would be on their knees very quickly begging the men to return.”

      No, they’d NEVER do that — that would require that they’d have to be humble and contrite, which is NOT in their feminist-inspired nature of arrogance and superiority.
      They’d do just as they have done in the area of marriage: after decades of biasing the legal system against men and driving away men with their arrogant attitudes of superiority and hatred, they complain that they can’t find a ‘Good Man’ to marry, while all the time ignoring or denying that their actions are repulsive to any sane man.


  4. Posted by Julian O'Dea on March 13, 2017 at 10:21 am

    “Women’s Strike a Huge Bust” by Jim Goad:


    “A day without a woman? These marchers should try living an hour without male inventions.”


  5. Posted by Julian O'Dea on March 16, 2017 at 5:09 am

    “I work in a man’s world …”


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