Capitalism Hits Home: Trump As Totem

Donald Trump has morphed from a transgressive man into a "Totem", a symbol and embodiment of the rage of Americans at the erosion of white male privilege, and the economic and social devaluation of the their lives. He embodies the retribution for the ravages of capitalism.

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Women's Spaces Radio Show of 6⧸17⧸2024

Harriet Fraad shares her expertise on Women's Spaces Radio about the intersection of personal life with economic and political life, issues surrounding women's labor, and the societal implications of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Dr. Fraad discusses the occupational segregation that undervalues women's traditional roles and the impact this has on wages and recognition of women's work. The conversation highlights the decline in birth rates, the shift in family structures, and the political motivations behind the opposition to abortion rights. Dr. Fraad advises the importance of unity across social movements to advocate for collective rights and the necessity of forming alliances to tackle issues like the ERA and workplace equality. Throughout the interview, there is a strong call to acknowledge and leverage the solidarity among diverse groups for achieving progress in women's rights.

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Capitalism Hits Home: Voluntary Childlessness Is A Worldwide Trend. Why?

Women with access to birth control are increasingly opting out of bearing children worldwide. Women are now economically forced into labor outside of the home. Thanks to persistent male chauvinism women are then expected to perform a "second shift" of housework and childcare.

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Capitalism Hits Home: Women’s Traditional Labor, Skills and Strengths Are Learned Behaviors

What are the Skills and Strengths Learned In Performing Women’s Traditional Labor of Caring
for Vulnerable Lives , and Creating Order and Cleanliness? Why Are These Knowledges
Unknown, No Less Uncelebrated? Ignoring these strengths and skills devalues women, devalues
caring, devalues life itself and perpetuates callousness towards others, a callousness that allows employers to exploit employees.

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Capitalism Hits Home: The United Nation World Happiness Report

The United States has lost its position in the top 10 happiest nations? We have lost on every marker of life satisfaction. How do we regain our joy and hope?

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