by Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, and Nancy Fraser
Feminism should be about liberating the lives of market women, women farmers, nurses, primary school teachers, office cleaners. They are some of the many women who both go out to work and look after their children and homes.
“Women occupy the frontlines of the present ecological crisis, making up 80 per cent of climate refugees. In the Global South, they constitute the majority of the rural workforce and shoulder the burden of social-reproductive labour (family work).”
“We are invited to vote for women politicians and to celebrate their ascent to power, as if it struck a blow for our liberation.” Margaret Thatcher and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala made the lives of most women much worse. They only worked for the richest 1%, the corrupt elite.
“Struggle is an opportunity and a school. It can transform those who participate in it, challenging our prior self-understandings and reshaping our view of the world.”
“Joining together to fight against capitalism is the best way to overcome the divisions among us that capital cultivates—divisions of culture, race, ethnicity, ability, sexuality and gender. Feminists for the 99 per cent aim to unite existing and future movements into a broad-based global insurgency.”
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