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Wages Against Housework

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They say it is love. We say it is unwaged work.
They call it frigidity. We call it absenteeism.
Every miscarriage is a work accident.
Homosexuality and heterosexuality are both working conditions…but homosexuality is workers’ control of production, not the end of work.
More smiles? More money. Nothing will be so powerful in destroying the healing virtues of a smile.
Neuroses, s
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8 pages
Published April 1975 by Power of Women Collective / Falling Wall Press

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Jason
Feb 02, 2014 Jason rated it it was amazing
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She just covers so much. This book has helped me understand how domestic work is enmeshed in capitalism. I will never be able to hear the phrase "flexible labor market" without thinking of the millions of women living precariously as house-cleaners, nannies and elder care workers all over the world.
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A very different take on housework than I've met in modern feminist movements. Very inspiring!
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happy mother's day silvia federici knocks it out of the park again
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Silvia Federici is a scholar, teacher, and activist from the radical autonomist feminist Marxist tradition.[1] She is a professor emerita and Teaching Fellow at Hofstra University, where she was a social science professor.[2] She worked as a teacher in Nigeria for many years, is also the co-founder of the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa, and is a member of the Midnight Notes Collective.[3
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