Zillah Eisenstein is Emerita Professor of Political Science at Ithaca College. Her work centers on ‘capitalist patriarchy’, as a descriptive of the mutually reinforcing dialectical relationship between capitalist class structure and hierarchical racial & sexual structuring.
International Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics (ICAPE) Call for Papers, Panels and Workshops Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA January 3, 2019, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM ICAPE was founded 25 years ago (in 1993) by a group of heterodox economists committed to the idea of pluralism in economics. ICAPE’s founding occurred in the … More ICAPE Call For Papers: Gender, Race, Class and Crises – Pluralistic Approaches to Economic Issues of our Time
Nancy Fraser on Marx’ and Engels’ view of social reproduction, the tension between class, gender, and race, and the need for a “Feminism for the 99%”.
2019 marks 50 years since the publication of Margaret Benston’s “The Political Economy of Women’s Liberation,” a seminal article in the modern development of socialist feminism. In it, Benston proposes that “housework” (as she called the labour of sustaining this and the next generation of workers) be considered in relation to processes of capitalist value … More Call for Papers: 50 Years of Socialist Feminism
by Eva Swidler, The Marxist analysis of work under capitalism has long been associated with a preoccupation with wage labor: waged workers as wage-slaves, industrial workers as the revolutionary proletariat, and factory workers as the vanguard. The labor theory of value has been widely seen as applying to the wage form of work and no … More Invisible Exploitation – How Capital Extracts Value Beyond Wage Labor
By Safiya Umoja Noble. From NYU Press: Run a Google search for “black girls”—what will you find? “Big Booty” and other sexually explicit terms are likely to come up as top search terms. But, if you type in “white girls,” the results are radically different. The suggested porn sites and un-moderated discussions about “why black … More New Book: Algorithms of Oppression – How Search Engines Reinforce Racism
Lund University (Lund, Sweden), October 6-7, 2018. In March 2015 over 500 scholars and activists participated in the first international Marxist-Feminist conference in Berlin exploring topics such as neoliberalism, intersectionality and social reproduction. The Second International Marxist-Feminist Conference took place in Vienna in 2016 under the title: Building Bridges – Shifting and Strengthening Visions – … More 3rd International Marxist-Feminist Conference 2018: Transforming our lives. Transforming the world.