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'''Reading material:'''
  
1979 World Congress: Socialist Revolution and the Struggle for Women’s Liberation  
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[http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article1586 1979 World Congress: Socialist Revolution and the Struggle for Women’s Liberation ]
  
http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article1586
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[http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article142 1991 World Congress: Latin America: Dynamics of mass movements and feminist currents ]
  
1991 World Congress: Latin America: Dynamics of mass movements and feminist currents http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article142
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[https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1936/revbet/ch07.htm The Revolution Betrayed by Léon Trotsky “Thermidor in the Family"]
  
The Revolution Betrayed by Léon Trotsky “Thermidor in the Family" https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1936/revbet/ch07.htm
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[http://archive.4edu.info/Youth_2007/ESY_12.11_Penelope_WP33.htm Penelope Duggan The feminist challenge to traditional political organising]
  
Penelope Duggan The feminist challenge to traditional political organising
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[http://www.jofreeman.com/joreen/tyranny.htm Jo Freeman The Tyranny of Structurelessness]
http://archive.4edu.info/Youth_2007/ESY_12.11_Penelope_WP33.htm
 
  
Jo Freeman The Tyranny of Structurelessness http://www.jofreeman.com/joreen/tyranny.htm
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[http://www.4edu.info/index.php?title=Sanctions_in_a_feminist_party PRT Mexico 1988 Sanctions in a feminist party]
  
and Jo Freeman The Tyranny of Structurelessness http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/wlmpc_wlmms01018/
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[https://4edu.info/images/1/1c/Women_amendments_Eng.doc 2018 World Congress Amendments to the text “Capitalist globalization, imperialisms, geopolitical chaos and their implications”]
 
 
PRT Mexico 1988 Sanctions in a feminist party http://www.4edu.info/index.php?title=Sanctions_in_a_feminist_party
 
 
 
2018 World Congress Amendments to the text “Capitalist globalization, imperialisms, geopolitical chaos and their implications” [https://4edu.info/images/1/1c/Women_amendments_Eng.doc]
 
  
 
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1) About social reproduction question.
 
1) About social reproduction question.
Cinzia Arruzza Remarks on gender
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[https://www.viewpointmag.com/2014/09/02/remarks-on-gender/ Cinzia Arruzza “Remarks on gender”]
https://www.viewpointmag.com/2014/09/02/remarks-on-gender/  
 
  
2) Kollontai. Sexual Relations and the Class Struggle https://www.marxists.org/archive/kollonta/1921/sex-class-struggle.htm
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2) Alexandra Kollontai.[https://www.marxists.org/archive/kollonta/1921/sex-class-struggle.htm Sexual Relations and the Class Struggle]
  
 
3) About feminism and neoliberalism.
 
3) About feminism and neoliberalism.
  
 
A) Nancy Fraser  
 
A) Nancy Fraser  
https://newleftreview.org/issues/II56/articles/nancy-fraser-feminism-capitalism-and-the-cunning-of-history
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[https://newleftreview.org/issues/II56/articles/nancy-fraser-feminism-capitalism-and-the-cunning-of-history Feminism, Capitalism and the Cunning of Historym]
  
 
B) Veronica Schild
 
B) Veronica Schild
https://newleftreview.org/II/96/veronica-schild-feminism-and-neoliberalism-in-latin-america   
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[https://newleftreview.org/II/96/veronica-schild-feminism-and-neoliberalism-in-latin-america  Feminism and Neoliberalism in Latin America]
  
 
3. Yayo Herrero (ecofeminist activist) article on a Spanish State discussion about how answer against far right.
 
3. Yayo Herrero (ecofeminist activist) article on a Spanish State discussion about how answer against far right.
  
 
https://m.eldiario.es/zonacritica/Aportaciones-ecosociales-construccion-proyecto-emancipador_6_821077908.html
 
https://m.eldiario.es/zonacritica/Aportaciones-ecosociales-construccion-proyecto-emancipador_6_821077908.html

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In order to change the conditions of life we must learn to see them through the eyes of women.

Leon Trotsky (“Against Bureaucracy, Progressive And Unprogressive“ in Problems of Life, from MIA http://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1924/xx/bureaucracy.htm.)


1. Understanding the world:

Class, gender, race

a) women are 52% of the population

b) women, all women, are oppressed

c) capitalism uses and reinforces existing oppression to increase its ability to exploit

d) a radical fight against capitalism must take as its starting point the deepest experiences of oppression and exploitation


2. Understanding the resistance

a) politicisation starts from real experience

- women's role in the family

- women's experience “as women”

- women's place as workers

b) self-organisation is the key

- autonomous women's movement, a strategic necessity


3. How can our parties embody this understanding?

a) place for women

b) representation of women

c) taking women's politics seriously

d) sanctions in a feminist party


Link to Reading Materials in pdf format


Reading material:

1979 World Congress: Socialist Revolution and the Struggle for Women’s Liberation

1991 World Congress: Latin America: Dynamics of mass movements and feminist currents

The Revolution Betrayed by Léon Trotsky “Thermidor in the Family"

Penelope Duggan The feminist challenge to traditional political organising

Jo Freeman The Tyranny of Structurelessness

PRT Mexico 1988 Sanctions in a feminist party

2018 World Congress Amendments to the text “Capitalist globalization, imperialisms, geopolitical chaos and their implications”



Additional reading materials:

1) About social reproduction question. Cinzia Arruzza “Remarks on gender”

2) Alexandra Kollontai.Sexual Relations and the Class Struggle

3) About feminism and neoliberalism.

A) Nancy Fraser Feminism, Capitalism and the Cunning of Historym

B) Veronica Schild Feminism and Neoliberalism in Latin America

3. Yayo Herrero (ecofeminist activist) article on a Spanish State discussion about how answer against far right.

https://m.eldiario.es/zonacritica/Aportaciones-ecosociales-construccion-proyecto-emancipador_6_821077908.html