Labouring Women

A documentary by Elena McMaster of Australia’s Women on the Line pairs up Marxist Feminist class analysis (with explanation of terms), and rousing words from women who lived and live class and race division of labour from Sojourner Truth, to Lowell, Massachusetts mill worker Harriet Hanson Robinson, to British poet/MC Kate Tempest.
Featured Speakers/Guests: Anastasia Gomes, Laura Renata Martin, Maya Gonzalez and Silvia Federici, recorded in 2011 at a Historical Materialism conference in New York. Plus illustrative readings by Alice Walker, Kate Tempest, and Lili Taylor reading their own and others’ words.

Credits: Produced by Elena McMaster for Women on the Line. Original title when aired in Women on the Line: “The Problem with Capitalism.” Adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden.

Women’s International News Gathering Service (WINGS) has covered the global women’s movement and related issues since 1986, in collaboration with women around the world. WINGS may be contacted at [email protected].

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