Marx imagined a totally asexual worker

Originally published: Marx200 by Marx200 Writers (January 15, 2019 )  | - Posted Jan 19, 2019

Silvia Federici is one of the most important feminist thinkers of our time–anyone looking for profound analyses of the role of housework, violence against women, or the importance of control over the body in capitalism inevitably encounters her writings.

In this interview with, she discusses how helpful it was for her to have already read Marx in her youth–and what insights a feminist perspective on Marx can offer.​

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