(Published in Linchpin in December 2010.)
“If your Mom didn’t take care of you [when you were a child], would you be able to go to work?”
Those are the words of trade union activist, graduate student, and single mother Laurel O’Gorman. They are her way of neatly capturing the idea that without the massive amounts of unpaid work done in the home, primarily by women, capitalism would grind to a halt.
And through the neoliberal changes of the last thirty years…
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