Empowering the Vote: Capitalism, Racism, and Caste Hit Home with Dr. Harriett Fraad

The Anti Racism Action Group of the Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist presents: A stimulating discussion with Dr. Harriet Fraad, a noted therapist, author, activist, and feminist, who speaks on how capitalism transforms our personal and political lives.

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Capitalism Hits Home: Family - A Feminist, Class Analysis

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In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad traces the history of the traditional family unit and offers a class analysis of how it has shifted and evolved since the 1700s. Fraad discusses the feudal arrangement of families, the impact of...READ MORE

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Capitalism Hits Home: Individualism is a Capitalist Deception

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In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad argues against capitalist values like individualism and freedom. Too often those in charge, the "great male heroes,” receive all the credit for achievements built on the backs of so many. Fraad suggests that freedom through connection, gratitude for those who...READ MORE

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Capitalism Hits Home: Adoring the Monarchy

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In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad dissects the bizarre American adoration of the British monarchy following Queen Elizabeth II’s death. The monarchy symbolizes the absence of social mobility, hierarchy, and the...READ MORE

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Capitalism Hits Home: System-Driven Loneliness

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**CW: This episode contains discussions of rape**

In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad takes a look at capitalist-driven loneliness. Crime is often thought of as a person breaking the law, but what about the crimes capitalism allows, and even celebrates? In our workplaces we get ripped off, monitored, and lose our humanity. Commodities are sold to us only to get recalled, addictive pain-killers destroy lives with...READ MORE

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