Speaking Out of Place: SILVIA FEDERICI discusses Re-enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics of the Commons
"Children are, in many ways, the slave of our age. Because they have so few rights, they can be violated in so many ways, and the elderly are leaving them the Earth that is poison, that is doomed. And there is a Capitalist undervaluation of children who are treated as not having any rights. Because they live with the terror every day of going to school and being shot at. And they know that this society's government is not protecting them."
In this episode of the Speaking Out of Place podcast, Professor David Palumbo-Liu and Azeezah Kanji interview renown scholar, activist, and writer Silvia Federici about her powerful and inspiring collection of essays, Re-enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics of the Commons. These essays, written over the span of several decades, display her abilities to diagnose and indeed predict the most important issues facing us today.
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