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'how feminism became capitalism's handmaiden"

Anne Dalke's picture

My daughter just sent me this article, written by Nancy Fraser and publishd in The Guardian (Oct. 13, 2013):
How feminism became capitalism's handmaiden--and how to reclaim it
. I thought, given our recent discussion with Heidi Hartmann, and our more recent one "with" Wendy Brown about the end of the feminist revolution, it might capture your interest. Here's a taste: "We should break the spurious link between our critique of the family wage and flexible capitalism by militating for a form of life that de-centres waged work and valorises unwaged activities, including – but not only – carework.’"