Women

Human Trafficking on the Rise Globally

“Survivors deserve a safe and secure pathway home or safe passage elsewhere. We must support efforts to focus on humanity, and overcome political and cultural divisions. We must not only imagine a better future for women, children and persecuted minorities, we must work consistently to make it happen – prioritizing humanity, not war,” said U.N. Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad.

Women

In the Kitchens of the Metropolis: An Interview with Silvia Federici

Feminist, professor, and writer Silvia Federici on the theoretical underpinnings and tactical strategy of the Wages for Housework campaign, how it challenged other movements on the Left, and the importance of making demands that give us more terrain from which to struggle. “Reflecting on the unpaid labor of women was like a window onto the nature of capitalism,” Silvia Federici explained. “I saw that devaluing the reproduction of human life was a central pillar of capitalism, one of the main engines of the accumulation process. So not only was it an entry point to change the situation of women, but also to understand capitalism in a different way.”